FIFA.com looks at the long running history of clashes between England and Germany which began in 1908 and is reprised this evening at Wembley Stadium for the first time since 2000.
In our weekly round-up of birthdays across the footballing world, we take in a couple of Manchester United legends, a French goalscoring hero and a German finding his way at Stamford Bridge.
On its 20th anniversary, FIFA.com recalls how Denmark, who failed to qualify for EURO 1992, beat Germany in the final to emerge as the tournament’s unlikeliest victors.
On the 25th anniversary of the Porto-Bayern Munich clash in the European Cup final, FIFA.com recalls how an Algerian and a Brazilian combined to spark a dramatic comeback and crown the Portuguese side.
This week's round-up features the views of Andreas Brehme and Roberto Mancini on Lionel Messi and Mario Balotelli respectively, as well as Jose Mourinho's objectives, Robin van Persie's self-doubts and an April fool from Ganso.
Some of the best footballing triumphs are sweetest when least expected. FIFA.com takes a look at a number of promoted sides, who upon their return to their country's first division, sprung a surprise and went on to win the title.