This week’s round-up examines the efforts of Romanian football hero Gheorghe Hagi to help and inspire the next generation of players, while we continue our countdown to UEFA EURO 2012 with two different point of views: one from England midfielder Frank Lampard, and one from a referee’s standpoint as we speak to Pierluigi Collina.
Published: Friday 27 April 2012, 10.47CET
1984 France glory recalled
In a review of the best new video on UEFA.com, we go back to 1984 with highlights of France’s UEFA European Championship success, reflections from semi-final hero Jean-François Domergue and a look at how Cardiff is looking forward to hosting the 2014 UEFA Super Cup.
Watch classic match highlights
Ahead of the eagerly awaited FIFA World Cup clash between England and Italy this weekend, UEFA.com looks back at the sides’ meeting at UEFA EURO 2012, one of three archive highlights features new in video this week, along with Greece’s opening day success at UEFA EURO 2004 against Portugal and France’s 1984 first-match triumph against Denmark.
Medical matters in focus
With just six days to go before the start of the FIFA World Cup, this week’s review of the latest UEFA.com video offers a focus into the work of the medical teams at a major tournament, with the first of a two-part UEFA Training Ground series, while we also find out about the activities arranged in Romania for UEFA Grassroots Day.
Best in grassroots showcased
Some of the best achievements in grassroots football have been recognised with the UEFA Grassroots Day Awards and UEFA Training Ground profiles the best leader, club and project for 2014 in three new videos.
Europa League final special
The UEFA Europa League final is in Turin on Wednesday and Weekly Edition hears from Sevilla FC's Ivan Rakitić and SL Benfica’s Luisão then follows the trophy as it arrives in the host city.
Final legacies and fitness
With the club finals approaching, we look at the legacy of last year’s UEFA Champions League decider in London, remember a Valencia CF triumph ten years on, plus limber up on the Training Ground.
Journey to Lisbon
Lisbon, Turin and Antwerp in focus
The club finals are getting closer and this week the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League trophies were handed over to Lisbon and Turin; Weekly Edition reports and then takes a look back to UEFA Futsal EURO 2014 in Antwerp.
Contenders preview semi-finals
This week's round-up of UEFA.com video focuses on the semi-final draws of the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League as legends of Real Madrid CF and FC Bayern München, Emilio Butragueño and Paul Breitner, preview the meeting of two European giants, while we also get reaction on the other ties in both competitions.
United heroes recall past glory
Former France star Fabien Barthez tells UEFA.com why UEFA EURO 2016 will be a celebration of football, while his once-mentor Sir Alex Ferguson recalls Manchester United FC's 1999 UEFA Champions League triumph and ex-Romania international Dan Petrescu offers an insight into building a solid defence.
World Cup on the horizon
The FIFA World Cup is fast approaching and in the latest weekly edition we hear from coaches Roy Hodgson and Nico Kovac on England and Croatia’s hopes, while 1994 quarter-finalist Dan Petrescu gives a wing play masterclass.
Contenders discover draw fate
In UEFA.com’s latest video round-up we focus on the quarter-final draws for the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League, getting reaction from some of the main protagonists involved in both competitions including Real Madrid CF, FC Barcelona and Juventus.
Star names speak ahead of second legs
UEFA.com’s latest video round-up focuses on this week’s UEFA Champions League round of 16 second legs. We hear from Galatasaray AŞ striker Didier Drogba ahead of his return to Chelsea FC, whose influential forward Eden Hazard says he is flourishing under José Mourinho. Manchester United FC duo Phil Jones and David de Gea, meanwhile, are confident of overturning a 2-0 deficit against Olympiacos FC, and Jesé is relishing life in and around the Real Madrid CF senior squad.
Kokorin, Veloso’s Brazil hopes
Portugal midfielder Miguel Veloso and Russia striker Aleksandr Kokorin look forward to the 2014 FIFA World Cup, while UEFA.com hears from Ruud Gullit ahead of the Lagos leg of the Heineken-sponsored UEFA Champions League Trophy Tour.
Former Spain goalkeeper Andrés Palop recalls his fitting tribute to Spain's 1984 UEFA European Championship goalkeeper Luis Arconada, while FC Schalke 04 coach Jens Keller and Serbia technical director Savo Milošević emphasise the importance of nurturing young talent.
Bale, Seedorf and Swansea star
In this week’s video review we hear about Gareth Bale’s “dream come true” at Real Madrid CF, Clarence Seedorf sets out his attacking philosophy for AC Milan and chairman Huw Jenkins discusses Swansea City AFC’s heady rise.