After making his 450th Bundesliga appearance last weekend, Werder Bremen striker Claudio Pizarro turns 40 on Wednesday, yet the ex-Chelsea and Bayern Munich forward has no plans to hang his boots up just yet.
The interim chairwoman of the English Football League has spoken about the lack of female coaches in the men's game, saying that they are as 'tactically adept as men', and deserve the chance to manage at the very top of the men's game too.
The east stand of the Weserstadion, the home ground of Bundesliga side Werder Bremen, was filled with banners denouncing fascism and the extreme-right as Bremen took on Nürnberg on Sunday. Fans also offered their support to refugees in Germany.
Having started his career with the promise of being one of the best midfielders in Europe, the Turkish international has seen his potential slip away and has most recently signed for Werder Bremen for just €1 million.