In our regular Sunday feature, FIFA.com presents you with some of the biggest names from Planet Football who will be celebrating their birthdays over the coming week.
Sepahan crashed out of the AFC Champions League to Al Sadd after forfeiting their first leg to lose 4-2 on aggregate, while Suwon Blue Wings defeated Zobahan 3-2 on aggregate to advance to the semi-finals.
FIFA.com previews the new Iran Pro League season, which begins tomorrow, and while sweeping changes have been made in terms of players and coaches, last year's champions Sepahan are still likely to be the team to beat.
Currently leading the lines for holders Iraq at the AFC Asian Cup in Qatar, striker Emad Mohammed tells FIFA.com about his dream of lining up at a FIFA World Cup™.
Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay and Chile all picked up victories in international competition this week as FIFA.com takes a closer look at all the friendly action from around the globe.
Sepahan have been celebrating a successful season in Iran, having become the first team from outside Tehran to win more than one league title.