Raymond Kopa compares the Real Madrid side he formed part of with the Barcelona one of today, explains why Ferenc Puskas impressed him more than Alfredo Di Stefano, and discusses winning the Ballon d’Or and Lionel Messi.
His name is forever synonymous with his long-standing record of 13 goals at single FIFA World Cup™, but Just Fontaine has a fair few opinions on the game too. FIFA.com selects some of the French forward's best quotes.
Over the next few weeks, FIFA.com will present the best quotes and exclusive soundbites in the build-up to the FIFA Ballon d'Or Gala 2012. Here you can enjoy today's first instalment!
In our regular Sunday feature, FIFA.com presents you with some of the biggest names in football who will be celebrating their birthdays during the coming week.
FIFA.com looks at some of the world’s most gifted footballers who have seen stellar careers curtailed by injury, with global names such as Marco van Basten and Tostao among them.
FIFA.com recalls some of the most memorable hat-tricks in football history, from the unique to the important, featuring Brazilian legends, a goalscoring goalkeeper and four strikes from a late substitute.