It proved a tough evening for some of Europe's biggest clubs as Barcelona and Manchester United edged narrow wins, while champions Chelsea were beaten at Shakhtar Donetsk. FIFA.com reviews the UEFA Champions League action.
Italian champions Juventus were frustrated by Danish counterparts Nordsjaelland as they were held to a 1-1 draw - their third tie in UEFA Champions League Group E.
Nordsjaelland won the Danish Superligaen for the first time in club history after a 3-0 defeat of Horsensm while runners-up Copenhagen claimed a 2-1 win over Silkeborg on the final day of the season.
From Jamie Carragher through Grafite to Edson Buddle, FIFA.com looks at some of the more surprising squad inclusions for South Africa 2010.