Jose Mourinho insists that left-back Ashley Cole should go to Brazil this summer, despite not being a regular starter for Chelsea.
Roy Hodgson has suggested that Cole's position could be in jeopardy due to his lack of game time this season, but Mourinho believes that shouldn't count against the 33-year-old.
The Three Lions boss has also suggested that Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has the opportunity to prove he is one of the best players on the planet at the World Cup this summer.
Although Rooney has been a certain starter for England, and a star at Old Trafford for many years, he's yet to impress at a World Cup, and Hodgson has told him not to let another major tournament pass him by.
Back to domestic football now, and Arsene Wenger is considering rotating his team for Sunday's FA Cup clash against Liverpool, as he prioritises next week's visit of Bayern Munich.
The Arsenal manager is faced with a major selection dilemma this weekend as he prepares his side for two make-or-break clashes in the space of four days.
And finally, Formula 1 has become "artificial" and is in danger of losing the respect of its fans, according to former world champion Jacques Villeneuve.
The 42-year-old Canadian, who won the 1997 title for Williams, criticised the DRS system and the decision to award double points in the final race of the forthcoming season.