We look ahead to another week of birthday's around the footballing globe, with the likes of Brazilian legend Rai, Venezuelan star Juan Arango and French goal-scoring queen Eugenie Le Sommer all set to celebrate.
Malaga qualified for the UEFA Champions League knockout phase as Group C winners despite a second-half comeback from Zenit St Petersburg that ended in a 2-2 draw.
With the transfer window coming to a close, FIFA.com posted a live round-up of the main events. Click here to read about the major moves and the drama of deadline day.
Landon Donovan, Jozy Altidore, and Oguchi Onyewu are among the 11 players USA will welcome into their training camp in preparation for a series of friendlies and 2014 FIFA World Cup™ qualifiers.
Porto slipped up in a 3-1 defeat by Gil Vicente, losing ground on leaders Benfica, while Sporting Lisbon secured a 2-0 win over Beira Mar, and Vitoria Setubal stayed bottom after a 3-2 loss to Olhanense.
Dutchmen Stijn Schaars and Ricky van Wolfswinkel have been fundamental in putting Sporting back in contention for the Portuguese league and bringing a smile back to the Alvalade faithful.