Birthdays in Sport in September 1980

  • Sep 1 Sammy Adjei, Ghanaian footballer
  • Sep 1 Chris Riggott, English footballer
  • Sep 2 Hiroki Yoshimoto, Japanese racing driver
  • Sep 3 Daniel Ruben Bilos, Argentinian footballer
  • Sep 4 Pat Neshek, American baseball player
  • Sep 5 Franco Costanzo, Argentinian football goalkeeper, born in Río Cuarto, Argentina
  • Sep 6 Samuel Peter, Nigerian heavyweight boxer
  • Sep 6 Joseph Yobo, Nigerian footballer
  • Sep 6 Yuji Hamano, Japanese archer
  • Sep 7 Gabriel Milito, Argentine footballer
  • Sep 7 Javad Nekounam, Iranian footballer
  • Sep 7 Mark Prior, American baseball player
  • Sep 7 Sara Carrigan, Australian cyclist
  • Sep 8 Teruyuki Moniwa, Japanese footballer
  • Sep 9 Todd Coffey, American baseball player
  • Sep 10 Timothy Goebel, figure skater (1996 National Jr champ), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • Sep 11 Antônio Pizzonia, Brazilian race car driver
  • Sep 11 Mike Comrie, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Sep 12 Fernando Cesar de Souza, Brazilian footballer
  • Sep 12 Sean Burroughs, American baseball player
  • Sep 12 Josef Vašíček, Czech ice hockey player
  • Sep 12 Yao Ming, Chinese basketball player
  • Sep 13 Evangelos Nastos, Greek footballer
  • Sep 13 Daisuke Matsuzaka, Japanese baseball player
  • Sep 15 David Diehl, American football player
  • Sep 15 Mike Dunleavy, Jr., American basketball player
  • Sep 16 Patrik Stefan, Czech hockey player
  • Sep 17 Asashoryu Akinori, Mongolian sumo wrestler (born as Dolgorsuren Dagvador)
  • Sep 17 Danny Haren, American baseball player
  • Sep 18 Avi Strool, Israeli footballer
  • Sep 18 Chris Tarrant, Australian football player
  • Sep 20 Vladimir Karpets, Russian cyclist
  • Sep 21 Raegan Tomaster, East Patgchogue NY, gymnast (alt-Olympics 1996)
  • Sep 21 Nyree Lewis, British Paralympic swimmer
  • Sep 21 Tomas Scheckter, South African racing driver
  • Sep 24 Petri Pasanen, Finnish footballer
  • Sep 24 John Arne Riise, Norwegian footballer
  • Sep 24 Daniele Bennati, Italian professional road racing cyclist
  • Sep 24 Dean Canto, Australian racing driver
  • Sep 26 Patrick Friesacher, Austrian race car driver
  • Sep 26 Henrik and Daniel Sedin, Swedish ice hockey players
  • Sep 29 Patrick Agyemang, English footballer

Person of interestMartina Hingis

Sep 30 Martina Hingis, Swiss tennis star (5 Grand Slam singles titles), born in Košice, Czechoslovakia (now Slovakia)

Tennis Player Martina Hingis
Tennis Player
Martina Hingis