Milan in History (Part 2)

Historical Events

Football Awards

2004-12-13 Ballon d'Or: Milan's Ukrainian striker Andriy Shevchenko is named best football player in Europe ahead of Deco (Porto/FC Barcelona) and Barcelona midfielder Ronaldinho

  • 2005-05-25 13th UEFA Champions League Final: Liverpool beats Milan (3-3, 3-2 on penalties)
  • 2007-05-23 UEFA Champions League Final, Athens: Filippo Inzaghi scores twice as AC Milan beats Liverpool, 2-1 for 7th title
  • 2007-12-04 Ballon d'Or: Milan's Brazilian midfielder Kaká is named best football player in the world; first year in which players from clubs outside the UEFA federation eligible for nomination
  • 2015-05-01 Expo 2015 opens in Milan (thru till 31st October)
  • 2016-05-28 UEFA Champions League Final, Milan: Real Madrid beats cross-town rivals Atlético Madrid, 5–3 on penalties after a 1–1 draw at the end of extra time; record-extending 11th title
  • 2017-05-28 Tom Dumoulin wins the 100th Giro d’Italia in Milan; first Dutchman to win
  • 2017-12-17 Brazilian footballer and former AC Milan and Real Madrid player Kaka retires

Famous Birthdays

  • 1972-05-05 Brigitta Boccoli, Italian actress (Manhattan Baby), born in Milan, Italy

Matteo Salvini

1973-03-09 Matteo Salvini, Italian politician and Deputy Prime Minister of Italy (2018-), born in Milan, Italy

  • 1973-03-13 Edgar Davids, Dutch soccer player (Ajax, AC Milan), born in Paramaribo, Suriname
  • 1973-09-06 Carlo Cudicini, Italian football goalkeeper, born in Milan, Italy
  • 1974-08-22 Stefano Verderi, Italian guitarist (Le Vibrazioni), born in Milan, Italy
  • 1974-11-16 Maurizio Margaglio, Italian ice dancer, born in Milan, Italy
  • 1975-07-27 Alessandro Pistone, Italian footballer, born in Milan, Italy
  • 1977-05-29 Massimo Ambrosini, Italian soccer midfielder (Italy 35 caps, AC Milan), born in Pesaro, Italy
  • 1978-12-04 Jaclyn Victor, Malaysian singer (Gemilang), born in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • 1980-06-23 Francesca Schiavone, Italian tennis player (French Open 2010), born in Milan, Italy
  • 1981-10-03 Zlatan Ibrahimović, Swedish soccer striker (118 caps; Ajax, Juventus, Inter Milan, PSG, Manchester Utd, LA Galaxy, AC MIlan), born in Malmö, Sweden
  • 1985-01-18 Riccardo Montolivo, Italian soccer player, born in Milan, Italy
  • 1987-01-07 Davide Astori, Italian footballer (Milan), born in San Giovanni Bianco, Italy (d. 2018)

Famous Deaths