A glittering array of star names was on show in Berne, parading their skills for a special cause at the city's Stade de Suisse in aid of the Philippines as part of the 11th edition of the Annual Match against Poverty.
Fans of Gli Azzurri got the chance to relive their Germany 2006 triumph as Italy welcomed the FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola into town.
Marta Vieira da Silva, Genaro Gattuso, Christian Vieri, and Phillip Cocu are among the players that have recently confirmed they will join the 11th Annual Match Against Poverty, which is supported by FIFA.
FIFA.com highlights the group of footballers and coaches, including household names such as David Beckham, Sir Alex Ferguson, Alessandro Nesta, Deco and Louis Saha, who chose 2013 as the year to retire.
Featuring Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Mario Mandzukic on the sins of their past, Gennaro Gattuso on Andrea Pirlo being a secret terror, and other gems from Mario Balotelli, Fred, Eden Hazard and Massimo Moratti.
Featuring Gennaro Gattuso on being pranked by Andrea Pirlo, Gerard Pique on a very embarrassing first encounter with one of football’s most famous coaches, and Hernan Crespo on the Diego Maradona-Lionel Messi debate.