A number of transfers were sealed recently, including for the likes of Eden Hazard, Shinji Kagawa, Dirk Kuyt, Marvin Martin and Claudio Pizarro. FIFA.com reflects on the latest crop of signings.
Celtic were denied the chance to win the Scottish Premier League title at the home of rivals Rangers for the first time in half a century after an eventful 3-2 win for the hosts, which saw three players given their marching orders.
Korea Republic coach Cho Kwang-Rae has named a largely unchanged squad for his team's two 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil qualifiers in the United Arab Emirates and Lebanon next month.
FIFA.com looks ahead to what's set to be a big week of footballing birthdays, with current stars Daniele de Rossi and Maicon set to celebrate alongside former stars Jose Luis Chilavert and Jurgen Kilnsmann.
Cho Kwang-Rae has announced a 27-man squad for Korea Republic's upcoming international friendlies against Serbia and Ghana, including 15 players from the K-League.
Celtic confirmed Korean international defender Cha Du Ri suffered an ankle injury on his return from the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2011 and will be out of action for one month.