FIFA reminds club teams they must release players younger than 23 for the Olympics … Brazilian star Ronaldinho says he will play in Beijing no matter what his club team wants … and FIFA boss Sepp Blatter has spoken with three alternates to South Africa for the 2010 World Cup but says only disaster will make the tournament move with less than two years to go. More FIFA news inside…

Germany faces Portugal today for the first quarterfinal match of Euro 2008 … World Cup qualifying matches whittle away weaker squads … and Asia’s football boss says he will not run for Sepp Blatter’s job. More FIFA news inside.