Stumbling upon streets or squares dedicated to footballers is not as uncommon as you might think, and it happens all over the world, as FIFA.com discovers.
The German football community is today marking the one-year anniversary of Robert Enke's death, with descending on Hannover's Niedersachsen Stadion to pay their respects.
FIFA.com pays tribute to some of the influential figures who passed on in 2009, having given so very much to the beautiful game during their lives.
Barcelona and Bordeaux lost their grip on top spot, while Chelsea and Inter Milan consolidated their positions amid some eye-catching results.
FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter was among those who expressed their sadness at the death of Germany and Hannover 96 keeper Robert Enke.
Football has been rocked by the news that Germany and Hannover goalkeeper Robert Enke has died after a fatal incident at a level crossing.