Football is a global sport that is particularly popular with children and young people, and these young enthusiasts form the basis of national and club teams in all corners of the globe. For this reason, world football governing body FIFA provides a wide range of programmes to support work for and with the budding young sporting stars of tomorrow.

In our latest Video of the Week, we meet some of the talented youngsters who have fallen in love with football and spend every spare waking moment chasing a ball, no matter where they are.

Whether it is being played on immaculate turf, a bumpy field or a street in the middle of a major city, football rules the world – at least in the minds of the young boys and girls who go out every day to score goals and have fun with their friends.