FIFA.com has launched the Panini Online Sticker Album for the 2014 FIFA World Cup thanks to the support of Presenting Partner, Coca-Cola.
We preview the upcoming footballing birthdays in our regular Sunday feature with a Brazilian midfielder, a speedy English winger, a Moroccan defender and a sturdy Argentinian stopper all celebrating this week.
The Korean made five appearances for the Black Cats before moving to the Bundesliga in January, but the Premier League strugglers have escaped without a points deduction
FIFA.com looks at a few FIFA World Cup aspirants plying their trade in Asia who are using the AFC Champions League as an ideal proving ground to improve their form and catch the eye of their country's coach.
With Korea Republic in Pot 2 of the 2015 AFC Asian Cup draw, hosts Australia and 2011 champions Japan will be keen to avoid Hong Myung-Bo's side during what is expected to be an extravagant ceremony at Sydney's Opera House on Wednesday.