Featuring Luiz Felipe Scolari on why Cristiano Ronaldo should be judged on football rather than image, Zvonomir Boban slamming Mario Balotelli, Zlatan Ibrahimovic self-aggrandising and Marcel Desailly on who he dreaded facing.
Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale spoke to reporters about his warm welcome to Madrid, the UEFA Champions League group stage, having to watch next summer's FIFA World Cup from home and more.
Following the transfer deadline day transfer of Mesut Ozil from Real Madrid to Arsenal, only hours after the capital club's signing of Gareth Bale, his former team-mates expressed shock and disbelief about Ozil's departure.
Alvaro Arbeloa came to the defence of Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho who is leaving the capital club and the defender believes it is a shame he is leaving.
After a nervy night in Istanbul, where a 3-2 defeat saw Real Madrid edge past Galatasaray 5-3 on aggregate in to the UEFA Champions League semi-finals, Cristiano Ronaldo believes Los Blancos must learn from their errors.
This week as FIFA.com looks ahead to another seven days of footballing birthdays, we profile former greats Dominique Rocheteau and Peter Beardsley, alongside current stars Pablo Zabaleta and Claudio Marchisio.