Claudio Pizarro is both a record-breaking striker and a charismatic and popular man off the pitch. His contract with Bayern Munich runs out this month – but the Peruvian shouldn’t be long without a job.
It's Juventus v. Barcelona. With London having hosted the Champions League and its predecessor the European Cup some seven times, Vienna and Madrid four times.
Thomas Hitzlsperger was always the perfect professional. He's a popular figure who gives his all on and off the pitch. At 18 he went abroad, now he's picked up a special award as a German Football Ambassador.
Kick off! goes to the top match in the Swedish women's football league. Top-ranked Rosengård features Brazilian-born Marta, the five-time Women's Player of the Year, as well as five other international players.
Kick off! talked to Germany’s number 10, Dzsenifer Marozsán, ahead of the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada.
Jürgen Klinsmann has always been an ambassador of sorts. His playing career took him to England and Italy, and now the former striker coaches the US national team.
Arsenal midfielder Mesut Özil came out on top in the public vote. Özil was part of Germany’s World Cup-winning squad, but it was his work off the pitch that landed him this prize.
This man has experienced relegation woes more than once. The end of his stint with Eintracht Braunschweig saw a drop to the second division. But Bellarabi was in luck...
Wang Fei is the first Chinese player in the women’s Bundesliga. She became keeper at Turbine Potsdam in December.
Jörg Schmadtke made his name as a goalkeeper, but now he's running things at Cologne, along with coach Peter Stöger.
There are supporters, and then there are fanatics. Ursula Lorenz and Erwin Ernst are lifelong fans of Schalke, and that's saying something.
We talked with Tayfun Korkut ahead of Saturday's match, when he was still Hanover's coach. After a crushing loss to Leverkusen, Korkut was fired - even though the club had guaranteed his job 'til the end of the season.
After 25 years unofficially running Hoffenheim, billionaire Dietmar Hopp is being allowed to take ownership of the club.
Union Berlin has a reputation for being anti-establishment – and very much a fans’ club. Ten years after himself playing in the youth team, Kick off! reporter Pascal returns to explore the legends surrounding the club.