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.
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.
Jose Mourinho will start his second spell as Chelsea manager with a game against Hull City at Stamford Bridge, while new Manchester United manager David Moyes faces Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester City in three of his first four games in charge.
Former England striker Michael Owen speaks to FIFA.com about his memories of coming up against Cambiasso, Riquelme, Aimar and Co. in a memorable FIFA U-20 World Cup encounter in 1997.
Arsenal held on to edge Newcastle United 1-0 in the final day of the Premier League season, meaning the Gunners secured the fourth and final UEFA Champions League position, while Tottenham Hotspur beat Sunderland 1-0 to finish fifth.
Featuring Ludovic Giuly on making a fashion mistake at Barcelona, Marco Schallibaum on the amazing toughness of Jeb Brovsky and Gabriel Batistuta on what playing alongside Lionel Messi would have forced him to do.