FIFA.com sets the stage for the 2013 Copa Libertadores: a tournament which brings together the very best in Latin American football and which promises to serve up excitement and entertainment in abundance once again.
New York Red Bulls have announced that former Barcelona defender Rafael Marquez has left the club by mutual consent, the MLS side have confirmed.
Though only 23, Monterrey’s Hiram Mier has already amassed seven trophies in his short career. FIFA.com spoke to him about his bid to win an eighth at the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2012.
Reigning CONCACAF champions Mexico will be heavy favourites to reach the next phase of qualifying for Brazil 2014 in a Group B that also includes Costa Rica, El Salvador and surprise package Guyana.
Mexico coach Jose Manuel De La Torre says he omitted experienced defender Rafael Marquez for the upcoming international against Serbia because of his recent MLS red card.
As Boca Juniors near the title in Argentina young striker Nicolas Blandi has stepped into the spotlight, while Corinthians sealed a tense win over Avai, and play-offs got underway in MLS.