Ahead of their opening match at the FIFA Club World Cup, we take a look at the remarkable renaissance at Atletico Mineiro in the past few years inspired by coach Cuca.
FIFA.com previews the first leg of the Olimpia-Atletico Mineiro final including players to watch, quotes, a stat and a look at the sides’ Liberadores history.
Bayer Leverkusen beat Hamburg 3-0 to move nine points behind Bayern Munich, while Eintracht Frankfurt and Mainz both won to jump to third and fifth respectively.
FIFA.com caught up with a philosophical Josue, the Wolfsburg and Brazil midfielder, who discussed the future for him and A Seleção and his difficult season at club level.
Franck Ribery's torrid season looks as if it may continue after picking up a knee injury for Bayern Munich today in Bavarian side's 1-1 draw with Wolfsburg, but coach Louis van Gaal says they will know more by Monday.
FIFA.com presents a selection of Planet Football's best-known birthday boys this week. Giovane Elber and Ebbe Sand are among those celebrating.