FIFA.com takes a look back at the Arab stars who made an impression in Europe's top leagues this season, with a UEFA Europa League semi-finalist and an English FA Cup winner among them.
Zico, Landon Donovan and Kevin-Prince Boateng feature in our look at this week's birthday boys in the world of football.
Olympiacos continued their winning form with Rafik Djebbour bagging two goals in their 4-1 victory over Panthrakikos, while AEK Athens continued their poor start to the season with a 2-1 defeat at OFI Crete.
Olympiacos have moved closer to claiming the Greek Super League title after a 7-2 defeat of Asteras Tripoli as they sit ten points clear of nearest chasers Panathinaikos.
Olympiacos have a four-point lead atop the Greek Super League table after a 2-0 success over Giannina, whilke AEK Athens are five points adrift of the leaders after a 1-0 loss to Atromitos.
A breathtaking evening of UEFA Champions League action saw Chelsea, Marseille and Zenit St Petersburg advance to the Round of 16. FIFA.com recaps all the drama.