England manager Roy Hodgson intends to experiment in Wednesday's international against Denmark, with the match representing a final opportunity to impress ahead of the Three Lions' Brazil 2014 squad selection.
FIFA.com looks at some footballers who have studied alongside their playing career, with those who have excelled in both football and academia including Socrates, Juan Mata, Manuel Pellegrini and Emilio Butragueno.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has spoken of the new-found confidence of his side when playing at Anfield, saying that "everyone is working tirelessly in order to achieve the results."
The uncapped Southampton duo of Jay Rodriguez and Adam Lallana have been called up by Roy Hodgson for the England squad to face Chile and Germany.
When Roy Hodgson assembles his squad at St George's Park training centre on Monday the England manager could possibly find himself without the services of Wayne Rooney, Phil Jones, Glen Johnson and Daniel Sturridge.
FIFA.com wraps up another massive evening of European Brazil 2014 qualifying highlighted by a crucial win for world champions Spain on their trip to Paris, while Montenegro and England remain evenly poised after a hard-fought draw.