Next week on FIFA.com
From exclusive interviews to the latest on the biggest international competitions and all the details of the new FIFA President's assumption of office, FIFA.com has plenty in store for you this coming week.
FIFA.com will have a front-row seat for new FIFA President Gianni Infantino's first day in the job, which means you will too! Meanwhile, The Oscars are also upon us: to tie in with the USA's annual cinematic extravaganza on Sunday 28 February, FIFA.comwill be looking back over some of the greatest films revolving around the beautiful game.
Women's football will be in the spotlight more than ever with the weekly round-up, a recap of goings-on in February, a catch-up with former Germany star Celia Sasic after her retirement, and a visit to Namibia to meet Jackie Gertze, the lady overseeing the local women's football scene and one of the participants of the Women’s Football Leadership Programme, which kicks off on Monday and will have exclusive coverage by FIFA.com. As ever, we will also be keeping you up to speed on forthcoming international competitions, on this occasion looking ahead to the Algarve Cup and the European qualifiers for the Women's Olympic Football Tournament Rio 2016.
Good habits are essential in life and here at FIFA.com it is no exception. Just like you are used to, we will be bringing you the most interesting stats of the week, the best quotes, the lowdown on a country climbing up the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking and, on Sunday, our regular feature on the stars who will be celebrating their birthday in the coming week.
Rene Meulensteen, Sir Alex Ferguson's former right-hand man, is now working in the USA. FIFA.com took advantage to pick his brains on the development of football in the land of Uncle Sam. Fancy finding out more about the 'unluckiest player in the world'?: Jonathan dos Santostalks shop with FIFA.com this week. We also turn our attention to Aritz Aduriz and contemplate why it took him so long to showcase his predatory instincts at the very highest level.
And that is not all, with a host of fascinating stories, profiles, interviews, videos and photos coming your way during the course of the week. Whatever the day and whatever the time, there will be something for every football fan at FIFA.com in the week ahead.