Welcome to the latest World Soccer newsletter. In a newsletter only exclusive, we bring you interviews with Brazilian playmaker Kaka and German legend Franz Beckenbauer. Plus, we hear Jose Mourinho’s thoughts on what turned out to be a disappointing season at Chelsea.

The new issue of World Soccer looks ahead to the new season in Europe with specia, in-depth coverage of forthcoming campaigns in Spain, Italy, Germany and France. We also look back at Brazil’s Copa America triumph in Venezuela and ponder whether the success marks the end of the beautiful game.

We’ve also got an exclusive interview with FIFA President Sepp Blatter, the most powerful man in world football. Plus, Beckham arrives in LA, Wenger under scrutiny, and the latest of our travel features looks at the delights on offer in Stockholm.

We’ve also got an exclusive extract from Paddy Agnew’s new book on Italian football with the World Soccer correspondent looking back on Maradona’s triumphant but turbulent time with Napoli.

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