Next week on FIFA.com
The week will be kicking off on FIFA.com over in Africa, with reaction to the second leg of the CAF Champions League final between Zamalek and Mamelodi Sundowns. Lest we forget, the African champions will have the chance to test themselves against their counterparts from the other confederations at the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016 in less than two months' time.
Women's football will return to the spotlight on Wednesday, when we will be bringing you New Zealand starlet Jasmine Pereira's expectations and ambitions ahead of the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016, which gets underway in mid-November. That same day, we will also be recapping the results from the various senior women's international friendly matches that are in store.
Oleg Shatov has not forgotten Ekaterinburg or his humble roots. Indeed, the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ ambassador has poured his own money into building football pitches in his native region. FIFA.com recently chatted to some of the Zenit St. Petersburg and Russia attacking midfielder's friends and loved ones, whose thoughts about Shatov the man and his career we will be sharing with you on Thursday. Meanwhile, on Friday we will have an update for you on the Russian stadium preparations for the global extravaganza.
On a different note, football is often considered an art form and sometimes even takes centre stage in artistic creations. To find out about some of the finest examples of the links between the beautiful game and art, check out FIFA.com on Saturday.
The above is just a taster of what awaits you in the coming days. You will also be able to enjoy all of your favourite regular features, including the stats and quotes of the week, and a whole lot more. Have a great week on FIFA.com.