As a Olympic gold medal-winning athlete, Brazilian Maurren Maggi knows a thing or two about national pride, but as a passionate football fan she tells FIFA.com of her excitement for Brazil 2014 and her love of Sao Paulo.
Former Brazil goalkeeper Dida chatted to FIFA.com on a range of subjects, including his lengthy national-team career, Flamenguinho – the team he helped found as a youngster and the goalkeepers that inspired him.
Tallest, smallest and youngest players, runs without conceding, highest-scoring matches, and quickest goals and most netted as FIFA.com highlights some intriguing statistics from Colombia 2011 and the competition's history.
Diego Maradona, Lionel Messi, Michael Owen and Andres Iniesta are just a few of the stars who first made their mark on the global stage at the FIFA U-20 World Cup. FIFA.com looks back.
In the first instalment of what will be a regular Sunday feature, FIFA.com celebrates with some of football's birthday boys on their special day.
A FIFA World Cup winner in 1994 with Brazil, former goalkeeper Claudio Taffarel remains involved in the game as a player agent.