Seeds in a FIFA World Cup™ draw for the first time, FIFA.com spoke exclusively to Jakob Kuhn about Swiss progress and delves into the factors behind their ascent.
In this week's birthday feature, we take a look at Nigerian full-back Taye Taiwo, young Barça star Martin Montoya, American midfielder Maurice Edu and Canucks midfielder Jodi-Ann Robinson.
FIFA.com takes a closer look at all the action in the summer transfer market, where PSG have splashed the cash in a dramatic way.
Sinisa Mihajlovic accepted that his Fiorentina team deserved to be beaten by Juventus last night, while match-winner Alessandro Matri has discussed his targets for the 2011/12 campaign.
With the prospect of a tough match against Palermo this weekend, Inter Milan coach Leonardo still harbours hopes of a league title after their defeat to Udinese, while leaders AC Milan travel to Catania.
West Ham United's 25-year-old Switzerland midfielder Valon Behrami has completed a move to Fiorentina.