In order to be at their best possible level, several soccer stars all over the world are transferring to different clubs ahead of the World Cup:
- British star David Beckham is going to A.C. Milan in the Italian Calcio League A.
- American star Landon Donovan is going to Everton in the English Premier League.
- Mexican star Cuautemoc Blanco is going to Veracruz in the Mexican Primera A (2nd. division).