From Zito in 1958 and 1962 to Gilberto Silva in 2002, FIFA.com examines the role of the holding midfielder throughout Brazil's successful history at FIFA World Cups while looking ahead to this year's candidates.
Seven clubs from all corners of the world will gather in Morocco this week each aiming to be crowned global kings. FIFA.com previews all the action at the 2013 edition of the FIFA Club World Cup.
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.