Birthdays in Sport in 1981

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 413

  • Jan 1 Zsolt Baumgartner, Hungarian race car driver
  • Jan 1 Abdülkadir Koçak, Turkish boxer
  • Jan 2 Hanno Balitsch, German footballer
  • Jan 2 Maxi Rodríguez, Argentine footballer
  • Jan 2 Ryan Garko, American baseball player
  • Jan 2 Kirk Hinrich, American basketball player
  • Jan 3 Eli Manning, American football quarterback (NY Giants - MVP Super Bowls XLII, XLVI), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Jan 3 Chris Blais, California racecar driver
  • Jan 5 Corey Flynn, New Zealand rugby union footballer
  • Jan 6 Asante Samuel, National Football League Defensive Back
  • Jan 7 Alex Auld, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Jan 7 Marquis Daniels, American basketball player
  • Jan 8 Jeff Francis, Canadian baseball player
  • Jan 8 Xie Xingfang, Chinese badminton player
  • Jan 9 Euzebiusz Smolarek, Polish footballer
  • Jan 12 Dan Klecko, American football player
  • Jan 13 Reggie Brown, American football player
  • Jan 13 Darrell Rasner, American baseball player
  • Jan 15 El Hadji Diouf, Senegalese footballer
  • Jan 15 Sean Lamont, Scottish rugby union footballer
  • Jan 16 Bobby Zamora, English footballer
  • Jan 17 Warren Feeney, Northern Irish footballer
  • Jan 18 Khari Stephenson, Jamaican footballer
  • Jan 18 Olivier Rochus, Belgian tennis player
  • Jan 19 Asier Del Horno, Spanish footballer
  • Jan 19 Lucho González, Argentine footballer
  • Jan 20 Freddy Guzmán, Dominican baseball player
  • Jan 20 Owen Hargreaves, English international footballer
  • Jan 21 Ivan Ergić, Serbian footballer
  • Jan 21 Jamie Dalrymple, English cricketer
  • Jan 21 Dany Heatley, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Jan 22 Ibrahima Sonko, French footballer
  • Jan 23 Rob Friend, Canadian footballer
  • Jan 24 Travis Hanson, American baseball player
  • Jan 25 Francis Jeffers, English footballer
  • Jan 26 Juan Jose Haedo, Argentinian Cyclist
  • Jan 27 Alicia Molik, Australian tennis player
  • Jan 28 Rick Razzano, American football player
  • Jan 30 Dimitar Berbatov, Bulgarian footballer
  • Jan 30 Mathias Lauda, Austrian racing driver
  • Jan 30 Peter Crouch, English footballer
  • Jan 31 Julio Arca, Argentinian football player
  • Feb 1 Luis Lamá, Angolan footballer
  • Feb 1 Graeme Smith, South African cricketer
  • Feb 1 Rob Austin, British racing driver
  • Feb 2 Jason Kapono, American basketball player
  • Feb 3 Maurice Ross, Scottish footballer
  • Feb 4 Tom Mastny, Indonesian baseball player
  • Feb 4 Johan Van Summeren, Belgian cyclist
  • Feb 4 Ben Hendrickson, American baseball player
  • Feb 4 Jason Kapono, America professional basketball player
  • Feb 5 Loukas Vyntra, Greek football player
  • Feb 6 Ty Warren, National Football League defensive lineman
  • Feb 9 Joël Camathias, Swiss racing driver
  • Feb 10 Andrew Johnson, English footballer
  • Feb 11 Scot Thompson, American soccer player
  • Feb 13 Luisão, Brazilian footballer
  • Feb 13 Liam Miller, Irish footballer
  • Feb 13 Luke Ridnour, American basketball player
  • Feb 15 Diego Martínez, Mexican footballer
  • Feb 16 Jay Howard, British racing driver
  • Feb 16 Jerry Owens, American baseball player
  • Feb 16 Qyntel Woods, American basketball player
  • Feb 17 Donielle Thompson, Wheatridge CO, gymnast (World-bronze-95, Oly-96)
  • Feb 17 Lisa Skinner, Queensland Australia, gymnast (Olympics-96)
  • Feb 18 Andrei Kirilenko, Russian basketball player
  • Feb 18 Ivan Sproule, Irish footballer
  • Feb 18 Alex Rios, American baseball player
  • Feb 19 Gil Reyes, American boxer
  • Feb 19 Nicky Shorey, English footballer
  • Feb 20 Tony Hibbert, English footballer
  • Feb 22 Fredson Camara, Brazilian footballer
  • Feb 23 Gareth Barry, English footballer
  • Feb 23 Charles Tillman, American football player
  • Feb 24 Lleyton Hewitt, Australian tennis player
  • Feb 24 Mohammad Sami, Pakistani cricketer
  • Feb 25 Park Ji-Sung, South Korean footballer
  • Feb 26 Kertus Davis, American NASCAR driver
  • Feb 27 Elodie Ouédraogo, Belgian athlete
  • Feb 28 Brian Bannister, American baseball player
  • Feb 28 Florent Serra, French tennis player
  • Mar 1 Will Power, Australian racing driver
  • Mar 1 Brad Winchester, American ice hockey player
  • Mar 3 Dusty Dvoracek, American football player
  • Mar 3 Emmanuel Pappoe, Ghanaian footballer
  • Mar 5 Andreas Wiig, Norwegian snowboarder
  • Mar 5 Paul Martin, American ice hockey player
  • Mar 8 Michael Beauchamp, Australian footballer
  • Mar 9 Antonio Bryant, American football player
  • Mar 9 Anders Nøhr, Danish footballer
  • Mar 9 Clay Rapada, American baseball player
  • Mar 10 Samuel Eto'o, Cameroonian footballer
  • Mar 10 Efthimios Kouloucheris, Greek footballer
  • Mar 10 Steven Reid, English-born footballer
  • Mar 11 Lee Evans, American football player
  • Mar 14 Bobby Jenks, American baseball player
  • Mar 15 Mikael Forssell, Finnish footballer
  • Mar 16 Curtis Granderson, American baseball player
  • Mar 16 Yoav Ziv, Israeli footballer
  • Mar 16 Andrew Bree, Irish swimmer
  • Mar 17 Kyle Korver, American Basketball Player
  • Mar 17 Servet Çetin, Turkish Football Player
  • Mar 18 Tora Berger, Norwegian biathlete
  • Mar 18 Kasib Powell, American basketball player
  • Mar 19 Kolo Touré, Ivorian footballer
  • Mar 23 Erin Crocker, American NASCAR driver
  • Mar 23 Tony Peña, Jr., Dominican baseball player
  • Mar 24 Ron Hainsey, American ice hockey player
  • Mar 26 Baruch Dego, Israeli football player
  • Mar 26 Josh Wilson, American baseball player
  • Mar 27 Terry McFlynn, Northern Irish footballer
  • Mar 28 Edwar Ramirez, American baseball player
  • Mar 29 Jlloyd Samuel, WestIndian-born footballer
  • Mar 31 Maarten van der Weijden, Dutch swimmer
  • Apr 1 Antonis Fotsis, Greek basketball player
  • Apr 1 Pieter Weening, Dutch cyclist
  • Apr 1 Bjoern Einar Romoeren, Norwegian ski jumper
  • Apr 2 Michael Clarke, Australian cricketer
  • Apr 3 Matthew Nash, Australian soccer player
  • Apr 3 Heath Ramsay, Australian Olympic swimmer
  • Apr 3 DeShawn Stevenson, American basketball player
  • Apr 5 Jorge de la Rosa, Mexican baseball player
  • Apr 6 Robert Earnshaw, Zambian born, Welsh international footballer
  • Apr 7 Suzann Pettersen, Norwegian golfer
  • Apr 8 Rebecca Wilson, Queensland Australia, gymnast (Olympics-96)
  • Apr 8 Brian Burres, American baseball player
  • Apr 9 Ireneusz Jeleń, Polish footballer
  • Apr 9 Milan Bartovič, Slovak ice hockey player
  • Apr 9 Dennis Sarfate, American baseball player
  • Apr 10 Alexei Semenov, Russian ice hockey player
  • Apr 11 Alexandre Burrows, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Apr 12 Nicolás Burdisso, Argentine footballer
  • Apr 12 Brian Vandborg, Danish cyclist
  • Apr 13 Nat Borchers, American soccer player
  • Apr 15 Andrés D'Alessandro, Argentine football player
  • Apr 17 Ryan Raburn, American baseball player
  • Apr 18 Brian Buscher, American baseball player
  • Apr 19 Martin Havlat, Czech hockey player
  • Apr 19 Troy Polamalu, American football player
  • Apr 22 Ken Dorsey, American football player
  • Apr 23 Sean Henn, American baseball player
  • Apr 24 Taylor Dent, American tennis player
  • Apr 25 Felipe Massa, Brazilian Formula One driver
  • Apr 25 John McFall, British Paralympic sprinter
  • Apr 26 Matthieu Delpierre, French footballer
  • Apr 27 Patrik Gerrbrand, Swedish footballer
  • Apr 27 Joey Gathright, American baseball player
  • Apr 29 Émilie Mondor, Canadian athlete (d. 2006)
  • Apr 29 George McCartney, Northern Irish footballer
  • Apr 30 John O'Shea, Irish footballer
  • May 1 Aliaksandr Hleb, Belarusian footballer
  • May 1 Derek Asamoah, Ghanaian Footballer
  • May 1 Wes Welker, American football player
  • May 2 Matt Murray, English footballer
  • May 2 Chris Kirkland, English footballer
  • May 4 Eric Djemba-Djemba, Cameroon footballer
  • May 5 Chris Duncan, baseball player
  • May 8 Andrea Barzagli, Italian footballer
  • May 8 Yasuko Tajima, Japanese swimmer
  • May 8 John Maine, American baseball player
  • May 9 Bill Murphy, American baseball player
  • May 10 Humberto Suazo, Chilean footballer
  • May 11 Lauren Jackson, Australian basketball player
  • May 11 Daniel Ortmeier, American baseball player
  • May 13 Jimmy Yang, American wrestler
  • May 15 Patrice Evra, French-Senegalese footballer
  • May 15 Justin Morneau, Canadian baseball player
  • May 17 Beñat Albizuri, Spanish cyclist
  • May 17 Giannis Taralidis, Greek footballer
  • May 17 Leon Osman, English footballer
  • May 18 Mahamadou Diarra, Malian footballer
  • May 19 Luciano Figueroa, Argentine footballer
  • May 19 Klaas-Erik Zwering, Dutch swimmer
  • May 20 Iker Casillas, Spanish footballer
  • May 20 Lindsay Taylor, American basketball player
  • May 20 Mark Winterbottom, Australian racing driver
  • May 21 Beth Botsford, 100m/200m backstroke (Olympics-gold-96)
  • May 21 Josh Hamilton, Major League Baseball player
  • May 22 Jürgen Melzer, Austrian tennis player
  • May 24 Shelby Lyons, Oswego NY, pairs skater (& Wells-1995 Midwest champ)
  • May 27 Johan Elmander, Swedish footballer
  • May 27 Miloy, Angolan footballer
  • May 27 Fivos Constantinou, Cypriot distance runner
  • May 28 Daniel Cabrera, Dominican baseball player
  • May 29 Andrei Arshavin, Russian footballer
  • May 30 Andrey Arshavin, Russian Footballer
  • May 30 Gianmaria Bruni, Italian racing driver
  • May 30 Ahmad Elrich, Australian footballer
  • May 31 Jake Peavy, American baseball player
  • Jun 1 Carlos Zambrano, Venezuelan Major League Baseball player
  • Jun 2 Chin-hui Tsao, Taiwanese baseball player
  • Jun 2 Nikolay Davydenko, Russian professional tennis pl
  • Jun 4 Giourkas Seitaridis, Greek footballer
  • Jun 7 Tyler Johnson, baseball player

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Jun 7 Anna Kournikova, Russian tennis player, born in Moscow

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  • Jun 7 Stephen Bywater, British goalkeeper
  • Jun 7 Kevin Kyle, Scottish footballer
  • Jun 8 Matteo Meneghello, Italian racing driver
  • Jun 10 Burton O'Brien, Scottish footballer
  • Jun 11 Emiliano Moretti, Italian footballer