While they might lack the global profile of Penarol and Nacional, Montevideo Wanderers are more than just a football club. To mark their 110th anniversary, FIFA.com recalls their proud history.
Featuring Usain Bolt on his desire to play for Manchester United, Carli Lloyd on her Olympic heroics, Andrea Stramaccioni on Diego Milito being the best striker in the world and Vicente del Bosque on Xavi’s importance.
With the latest edition of the FIFA U-20 World Cup just a year away, we look back on some of the famous names who have used the tournament as a stepping stone to a glittering career.
In our regular Sunday feature, FIFA.com presents you with some of the biggest names from Planet Football who will be celebrating their birthdays over the coming week.
The saying “nobody remembers who came second” is clearly not true in football, with the likes of Hungary’s 1954 side and the Netherlands’ 1974 masters remembered as legends even in defeat.
Featuring Franck Ribery and Wayne Rooney on matching Lionel Messi, Andre Villas-Boas on not being "obsessed" about Fernando Torres, and Abby Wambach on Japan winning the FIFA Women's World Cup.