In our regular Sunday featurewe look ahead to a week in football birthdays, including four 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa stars in Aaron Mokoena, Bruno Alves, Alvaro Pereira and Nigel de Jong.
South Africa coach Pitso Mosimane has left captain Aaron Mokoena out of his 24-man squad to face Egypt in an important African Cup of Nations qualifier at the end of this month.
South Africa warmed up for a CAF Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Egypt next month with a comfortable 2-0 friendly victory over Kenya in north-west mining town Rustenburg.
Katlego Mphela and Teko Modise have been dropped from South Africa squad due to indiscipline at club level, while Pitso Mosimane has called upon uncapped trio Reuben Cloete, Mzuvukile Tom and Thulani Serero.
2010 witnessed a number of special birthdays in the world of football. Pele turned 70; Diego Maradona, Joachim Low and Rafael Benitez hit the half-century mark and a number of superstars turned 30. FIFA.com looks back.
In our regular Sunday feature, FIFA.com presents some of the biggest names from Planet Football who will be celebrating their birthdays over the coming week.