In this edition of FIFA.com's weekly birthday round-up, we have two FIFA World Cup™-winners in Gilberto Silva and Antonio Cabrini, as well as a continental champion in Mauricio Victorino.
Comebacks from Borussia Dortmund and Fiorentina feature alongside a quickfire goal from Emmanuel Adebayor, a Cesc Fabregas hat-trick and a landmark strike from Rogerio Ceni.
Tottenham Hotspur defender Ledley King has retired from football at the age of 31 after battling chronic knee problems for several years.
Tottenham Hotspur defender Ledley King has accepted that confidence at the club is suffering after a poor run of results, but he believes they can still qualify for the UEFA Champions League.
Tottenham Hotspur defender Michael Dawson has said it is an exciting time at White Hart Lane and is happy to be back with the club after a four-month injury lay-off.
Harry Redknapp has revealed that defender William Gallas will not play for Tottenham Hotspur again this season after suffering a calf injury, but Ledley King could be in line for a return.