The CONCACAF Champions League final series will once again be an all-Mexican affair between Santos Laguna and Monterrey, a re-match of last year's decider.
FIFA.com talks to Los Angeles Galaxy defender A.J. DeLaGarza about why he thinks the MLS champions can overturn their deficit in Monterrey on Wednesday and reach the final of the CONCACAF Champions League.
Key USA forward Landon Donovan says he is hoping to reinvigorate his national team career following a four-month break from football, with the final round of Brazil 2014 qualifiers in the CONCACAF region delicately poised.
USA coach Jurgen Klinsmann remains confident ahead of tough upcoming Brazil 2014 qualifiers against Costa Rica and Mexico, despite a host of players being unavailable due to injury, illness and unavailability.
Zico, Landon Donovan and Kevin-Prince Boateng feature in our look at this week's birthday boys in the world of football.