Welcome to the latest World Soccer newsletter. This month we bring you exclusive interviews with Real Madrid sporting director Jorge Valdano and Liverpool’s Brazilian midfielder Lucas Leiva.

Regular columnist Brian Glanville cannot understand the fuss surrounding Fabio Capello’s decision to strip John Terry of the England captaincy, while World Soccer editor, Gavin Hamilton, wonders whether South Africa’s World Cup will be undermined by greed and corruption from within the host nation.

Maintaining the World Cup theme, the new issue of World Soccer comes with a free 24-page guide to this year’s finalists and also includes a special feature on the likes of Ronaldinho, Ruud Van Nistelrooy and Alessandro Nesta, who look set to return to the international arena this summer.

Elsewhere, our Dispatches section brings you plenty of unparalleled coverage from around the globe and includes reports from Argentina, Spain, Italy, Turkey, Germany, China, and Angola. To continue our celebration of 50 years of World Soccer by looking at 50 transfers that changed the game, while this month’s Soccer City is Sao Paolo.

Remember, you can discuss all the latest developments in the game, give your opinion on anything in World Soccer and keep up to date with all the latest news at www.worldsoccer.com