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.
FIFA.com chats with Atletico Miniro defensive midfielder Gilberto Silva about life in Belo Horizonte, its tourism, gastronomy, culture and, of course, its football.
Gremio midfielder and FIFA World Cup winner Gilberto Silva speaks exclusively to FIFA.com about his long career, the changing role of modern midfielders, club team-mate Ze Roberto, and Kaka returning to A Seleção.
Alexandre Pato, Wayne Rooney, Dejan Stankovic star in FIFA.com's latest stats review, which also highlights recent successes for Boca Juniors and Russia's beach soccer world champions.
FIFA.com rounds up the eye-catching early deals that have provided the opening action in the current transfer window, with the likes of Nuri Sahin, Ruud van Nistelrooy and Manuel Neuer among those on the move.
Dejan Stankovic's speedy UEFA Champions League strike feature alongside Porto's title triumph, Wayne Rooney's hat-trick, mixed fortunes for the Special One and a Colombian goal-fest in this week's statistical review.