With just two days to go before the FIFA U-20 World Cup, we look back on some of the famous names who have used the tournament as a stepping stone to a glittering career to get you in the mood for Turkey 2013.
With international action at the fore, FIFA.com takes a look at the Tehau family running riot at the OFC Nations Cup, Eden Hazard's record-breaking move to Chelsea, Mexico's run of wins over Brazil, and trouble for Italy and South Africa.
With Asamoah Gyan hanging up his Ghana jersey for now, two domestic strikers are angling for the job, including red-hot Emmanuel Baffour. FIFA.com examines the contenders.
In our regular run down of the week's birthdays, FIFA.com looks ahead to three FIFA World Cup™-winners set to celebrate, in the shape of Fabio Grosso, Aldair and David Villa.
FIFA.com takes a look at the tournament's intriguing statistics, including a Spaniard’s rapid strike rate, a Portuguese keeper’s shut-out success and the curious progressions of England and Guatemala to the Round of 16.
Ghana spirits were boosted with a 3-0 win over Congo, while Côte D'Ivoire, Zambia, Congo DR and Nigeria all came out on top in their respective 2012 CAF Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches.