AC Milan coach Massimiliano Allegri fielded a fringe team tonight as his side progressed to the quarter-finals of the Coppa Italia with a 3-0 win over Reggina.
Elegant playmaker Juan Roman Riquelme rarely goes unnoticed on the pitch, and the same can be said for the outspoken Argentinian ace off it, as this selection of his choicest quotes reveals.
Colombian centre-back Mario Yepes has extended his AC Milan contract by a year, the club announced on Friday.
Having had a mixed start to 2014 FIFA World Cup™ qualifying, things look to be on the up for Colombia, with new coach in place, an encouraging win over Mexico and rise in to 23rd in the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Rankings.
Mario Yepes speaks to FIFA.com about how Colombia will benefit from new coach Jose Pekerman, why the Argentinian will be under less pressure because of his nationality, and the quality of Los Cafeteros' youngsters.
In our regular Sunday feature, FIFA.com presents you with some of the biggest names in football who will be celebrating their birthdays over the coming week.