Nick Bidwell profiles half a dozen exports from Japan who are making their mark in Europe.
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Peterjon Cresswell takes a tour of the Ruhr, the footballing hotbed of north-west Germany.
The best football images from around the globe
The best football images from around the globe.
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Tomorrow’s stars today: Brazil defender Dede has set his sights on World Cup glory in his homeland.
Mexico's FIFA Under-17 World Cup side had plenty of talent at its' disposal.
Five young players to follow from the Manchester United academy.
Long range thunderbolts, solo dribbles, and acrobatic bicycle kicks, they're all here in World Soccer's goals of the month.