AC Milan coach Clarence Seedorf remains optimistic of reaching the UEFA Champions League quarter-final despite a suffering a 1-0 home defeat to high-flying Atletico Madrid.
Every Monday, FIFA.com delivers you a football-related photo you won’t be able to resist paying a second glance to. This week’s shows a World Cup-themed station entrance.
Maradona to Sheffield United? Cruyff to Dumbarton? Di Stefano to Barcelona? FIFA.com looks at these nearly-transfers and many more as the deadline-day pace picks up.
Mario Balotelli scored to give AC Milan and new coach Clarence Seedorf a 1-0 win over Verona, while Alessandro Matri made a splash in his Fiorentina debut, scoring a brace in La Viola's 3-0 win over Catania.
In August last year Clarence Seedorf told FIFA.com that he was set on becoming a coach, having obtained his UEFA licence and cut his teeth working with youngsters at Boavista and Nova Iguacu. This week he was appointed coach of Milan.
Goalscoring milestones for Kaka and Cristiano Ronaldo, impressive feats by Barcelona and Celtic and recent trouble at Old Trafford all feature in our weekly statistical round-up.