As is tradition on a Sunday, FIFA.com looks ahead to the week of footballing birthdays, including creative maestros Beppe Signori, Enzo Scifo and Jari Litmanen as well as some midfield steel in the shape of Claude Makelele.
Yildirim Demiroren, elected President of the Turkish Football Association in February, visited FIFA with his team on 6 June and met with FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter. FIFA.com spoke to him after the meeting.
Basel extended their lead in Switzerland, with Trenkwalder Admira continuing their remarkable run in Austria. FIFA.com reviews the action in the Alpine leagues.
FC Basel knocked Lucerne off top spot in Switzerland, but newbies Trenkwalder Admira continue to blaze a trail in Austria. FIFA.com reviews the action.
Lucerne were held to a 1-1 draw with FC Zurich, which moves them level on points with Basel at the top of the Swiss Super League, while Young Boys cruised to a 4-1 win over Lausanne Sports.
Lucerne boss Murat Yakin and his younger brother, club captain Hakan, paid a visit to FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter. FIFA.com spoke to the former Switzerland internationals.