Its too early in most of the world leagues but the results have been entertaining.
Little Cagliari almost pulled off a win against powerhouse Milan today as Lazio remains on top of the Serie. Roma flirts with the relegation zone.
In La Liga, Barca and Real have announced their intentions with emphatic wins but for now Valencia, Valencia, and Sevilla remain on top as the only undefeated teams.
The Bundesliga top spots are contested by Hamburg and virtual unknowns 1899 Hoffenheim. Meanwhile Juergen Klinsmann's new age approach leaves a groggy Bayern mid-table.
The Premiership has already seen Hull City climb to third position with wins over Arsenal and Tottenham.
In Argentina, San Lorenzo is running away with the Apertura with Newell's Old Boys in second place. River Plate has only one win and remain two spots away from bottom dwellers, Rosario Central and Argentinos Juniors.
In Mexico, it is San Luis, a recent entrant to the Primera on top with Atlante who finished 15th in the 2008 Clausura. More decorated teams like Chivas Gualdajara and America languish mid table.
In India, Mumbai FC, a hitherto second division club provided the early shock in their debut season in the I League winning against East Bengal and Mohun Bagan, both teams considered the equivalent of Man Utd and Liverpool of India in terms of success. They lead the I-League.