Welcome to the latest World Soccer newsletter. This month we bring you exclusive interviews with former Argentina striker, Gabriel Batistuta, and Liverpool’s Italian midfielder, Alberto Aquilani.

Regular columnist Brian Glanville assesses England’s chances of success in South Africa, while World Soccer editor, Gavin Hamilton, discusses FIFA’s decision to ignore the calls for the introduction of goalline technology.

The new issue of World Soccer comes with a free 24-page guide to the World Cup finalists and also includes a special feature on those players likely to be hogging the headlines in what is expected to be a busy transfer market this summer.

Elsewhere, our Dispatches section brings you unparalleled coverage from around the globe and includes reports from Brazil, Spain, Africa, Turkey, Germany, Italy, and Hong Kong. We continue our celebration of 50 years of World Soccer by looking at 50 events that changed the game, while this month’s Soccer City is Sofia.

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