Next week on FIFA.com
Just like every Sunday, we whet your appetite with a sneak peek at what you will be able to enjoy on FIFA.com in the coming days.
The ball is rolling in Colombia. The 2016 FIFA Futsal World Cupkicked off this Saturday, 10 September. The curtain comes down on the group stage at the end of this week, on Sunday, after which it will be knockout action all the way through to the grand finale on 1 October. FIFA.com has pulled out all the stops so that you can follow the tournament closely, with exclusive interviews, video highlights, previews, photos and even more on offer.
That is not the only thing in store for fans of other forms of the beautiful game. The European qualifiers for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017have just concluded, with Poland, Russia, Switzerland and Portugal through to the showpiece on the sand. You can read all about how they booked their spots with our qualifying round-up.
Where the grass is concerned, the group stage of the UEFA Champions Leaguegets underway on 13 September and you will be able to keep track of all the latest scores with our World Match Centre. Meanwhile, the Asian and African Champions Leagues are also set to get back into full swing and we will be covering all the ties in detail with build-up and reaction. It is worth remembering that the winners of these competitions will automatically qualify for the next FIFA Club World Cup.
With the 2016 editions of the U-17 and U-20 FIFA Women's World Cups fast approaching, we will be hearing from some of the stars who will be involved. The 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™is somewhat further away on the horizon, but we will also be looking ahead to it in exclusive conversations with Spain coach Julen Lopetegui and Dutch attacker Quincy Promes.
Will Argentina's draw with Venezuela in Russia 2018 qualifying cost them their place at the top of the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking? You can find out at 10:00 CET on 15 September, when the latest monthly standings will be released.
Last but not least, rest assured we will also be serving up our usual batch of videos, photos, interviews, reports and regular features. Have a good week on FIFA.com.