The next edition of the FIFA Confederations Cup is set to kick-off in a year's time. Check out some of the historic clashes that could be repeated at Brazil 2013.
FIFA.com looks forward to a week of birthdays in the footballing world, including African stars El-Hadji Diouf, Seydou Keita and Karim Haggui as well as former Yugoslavian legends Pedrag Mijatovic and Alen Boksic.
In our regular Sunday feature, we bring you the names of some of the best-known figures on Planet Football who will be celebrating their birthdays over the coming week.
In what for many will be their first games since appearing at the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa, international sides around the world are preparing for battle, with new players or coaches on show.
Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque has named seven Barcelona players in a strong squad for next week's friendly against Mexico.
FIFA.com reflects on the latest transfer activity, with Adriano, Cuauhtemoc Blanco, Carlos Bocanegra, Edinson Cavani, Joe Cole and Thierry Henry among the players on the move.