On This Day

Sports Stars Born in 1982 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 368 of 368

  • Jul 16 Michael Umaña, Costa Rican footballer (Pars Jonoubi), born in Santa Ana, Costa Rica
  • Jul 17 Omari Banks, West Indian cricketer, born in Anguilla
  • Jul 18 Panagiotis Lagos, Greek footballer
  • Jul 19 Jess Vanstrattan, Australian footballer
  • Jul 19 Stuart Parnaby, English footballer
  • Jul 22 Nuwan Kulasekara, Sri lankan cricketer
  • Jul 23 Schottzie Schott, dog mascot of Cincinnati Reds (d. 1991)
  • Jul 23 Gerald Wallace, American basketball player (Charlotte Bobcats), born in Childersburg, Alabama
  • Jul 24 Thiago Medeiros, Brazilian racing driver
  • Jul 25 Monde Zondeki, South African cricketer, born in King William's Town, Cape Province
  • Jul 29 Janez Aljančič, Slovenian footballer
  • Jul 29 Jônatas Domingos, Brazilian footballer
  • Jul 30 Jimmy Anderson, English cricket fast bowler (most wickets for England in both Test and ODI cricket), born in Burnley, Lancashire
  • Jul 31 Blessing Mahwire, Zimbabwean cricketer, born in Bikita, Masvingo, Zimbabwe
  • Jul 31 DeMarcus Ware, American NFL outside linebacker and defensive end (9 x Pro Bowl; Dallas Cowboys), born in Auburn, Alabama
  • Aug 2 Hélder Postiga, Portuguese footballer, born in Vila do Conde, Portugal
  • Aug 2 Grady Sizemore, American baseball player, born in Seattle, Washington
  • Aug 5 LoLo Jones, American track and field athlete and bobsledder,born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • Aug 5 Ryu Seung Min, Korean table tennis player
  • Aug 6 Justin Germano, American baseball player
  • Aug 6 Kevin van der Perren, Belgian figure skater
  • Aug 7 Yana Klochkova, Ukrainian swimmer, born in Simferopol, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
  • Aug 7 Vasileios Spanoulis, Greek basketball player, born in Larissa, Greece
  • Aug 9 Tyson Gay, American sprinter, born in Lexington, Kentucky
  • Aug 12 Alexandros Tzorvas, Greek footballer
  • Aug 13 Shani Davis, American speed skater (Olympic gold 2006, 10), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 15 Casey Burgener, American weightlifter
  • Aug 16 Joleon Lescott, English footballer, born in Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Aug 17 Phil Jagielka, English footballer (Sheffield United), born in Sale, England
  • Aug 19 J. J. Hardy, American baseball player, born in Tuscon, Arizona
  • Aug 19 Kevin Rans, Belgian pole vaulter, born in Ekeren, Belgium
  • Aug 19 Stipe Miocic, American mixed martial artist (UFC), born in Euclid, Ohio
  • Aug 20 Cléber Luis Alberti, Brazilian football goalkeeper, born in Palmital, Brazil
  • Aug 20 Youssouf Hersi, Ethiopian football midfielder, born in Dire Dawa, Ethiopia
  • Aug 20 Joshua Kennedy, Australian footballer (Australia national soccer team), born in Wodonga, Victoria, Australia
  • Aug 20 Barney Rogers, Zimbabwean cricketer, born in Harare, Zimbabwe
  • Aug 23 Natalie Coughlin, American swimmer, born in Vallejo, California
  • Aug 23 Scott Palguta, American soccer player, born in Toms River, New Jersey
  • Aug 24 Kim Kallstrom, Swedish footballer, born in Sandviken, Sweden
  • Aug 28 Anderson Silva de França, Brazilian footballer, born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • Aug 28 Thiago Motta, Brazilian footballer, born in São Bernardo do Campo, Brazil
  • Aug 28 Kevin McNaughton, Scottish footballer, born in Dundee, Scotland
  • Aug 29 Carlos Delfino, Argentinean basketball player, born in Santa Fe, Argentina
  • Aug 30 Will Davison, Australian racing driver (Bathurst 100 2009, 2016), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Aug 31 Lien Huyghebaert, Belgian athlete
  • Aug 31 José Reina, Spanish footballer
  • Aug 31 Michele Rugolo, Italian racing driver
  • Aug 31 Ian Crocker, American swimmer
  • Aug 31 Chris Duhon, American basketball player
  • Aug 31 Josh Kroeger, American baseball player
  • Aug 31 Alexei Mikhnov, Ukrainian-born ice hockey player
  • Sep 1 Paul Dumbrell, Australian auto racer (V8 Supercar Series 2002, 14; Bathurst 1000 2012), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Sep 1 Jeffrey Buttle, Canadian figure skater (World C'ship gold men's singles 2008; Olympic bronze 2006), born in Smooth Rock Falls, Ontario
  • Sep 2 Joey Barton, English soccer midfielder (1 cap; Manchester City, Newcastle, QPR, Burnley) and manager (Fleetwood Town, Bristol Rovers), born in Huyton, England
  • Sep 2 Jason Hammel, American baseball player
  • Sep 5 Alexandre Geijo, Spanish-Swiss footballer, born in Geneva, Switzerland
  • Sep 7 Andre Dirrell, American boxer (IBF interim super middleweight 2017-18), born in Flint, Michigan
  • Sep 8 Marian Cozma, Romanian handball player (Romania 60 caps), born in Bucharest, Romania (d. 2009)
  • Sep 13 Nenê, Brazilian basketball player (Houston Rockets), born in São Carlos, Brazil
  • Sep 13 Rickie Weeks, American baseball player, born in Altamonte Springs, Florida
  • Sep 13 Miha Zupan, Slovenian basketball player, born in Kranj, Slovenia
  • Sep 16 Leon Knight, English footballer, born in Hackney, England
  • Sep 17 Garth Murray, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Sep 19 Eleni Daniilidou, Greek tennis player, born in Chania, Crete, Greece
  • Sep 19 Jordan Parise, American ice hockey player, born in Faribault, Minnesota
  • Sep 21 Eduardo Azevedo, Brazilian racing driver
  • Sep 21 Danny Kass, American snowboarder
  • Sep 21 Marat Izmailov, Russian footballer
  • Sep 21 Rowan Vine, English footballer
  • Sep 22 Kosuke Kitajima, Japanese swimmer (Olympic gold 100/200m breaststroke 2004, 08), born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Sep 24 Morgan Hamm, American gymnast, born in Washburn, Wisconsin
  • Sep 24 Paul Hamm, American gymnast, born in Washburn, Wisconsin
  • Sep 24 Jeff Karstens, American baseball player, born in San Diego, California
  • Sep 26 Miguel Alfredo Portillo, Argentine footballer, born in Gobernador Virasoro, Argentina
  • Sep 26 Rob Burrow, English rugby league halfback (England 15 Tests, GB 5 Tests; Super League C'ships 2004, 07-09, 11-12, 15, 17; Leeds Rhinos), born in Pontefract, England
  • Sep 28 Anderson Varejão, Brazilian basketball player
  • Sep 28 Abhinav Bindra, Indian shooter
  • Sep 28 Ray Emery, Canadian hockey player
  • Sep 28 Emeka Okafor, American basketball player
  • Sep 28 Dustin Penner, Canadian hockey player
  • Oct 2 Tyson Chandler, American basketball center (NBA C'ship 2011 Dallas Mavericks; NBA Defensive Player of the Year 2012 NY Knicks; Olympics gold 2012), born in Hanford, California
  • Oct 4 Jered Weaver, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 2010-12; LA Angels), born in Northridge, California
  • Oct 5 Natalie Vlandis, American pairs skater (with partner Jered Guzman), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 7 Madjid Bougherra, Algerian footballer, born in Longvic, France
  • Oct 7 Jermain Defoe, English footballer, born in Beckton, London
  • Oct 7 Robby Ginepri, American tennis player, born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Oct 8 Mo Martin, American golfer (Women's British Open 2014), born in Pasadena, California
  • Oct 9 António Mendonça, Angolan footballer, born in Luanda, Angola
  • Oct 9 Shi Jun, Chinese footballer, born in Dalian, China
  • Oct 10 Hideki Mutoh, Japanese racing driver, born in Tokyo
  • Oct 13 Ian Thorpe, Australian swimmer (5 Olympic gold medals), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Oct 15 Charline Labonté, French Canadian ice hockey goaltender (Canadian team), born in Greenfield Park, Quebec
  • Oct 16 Frédéric Michalak, French rugby player
  • Oct 19 Gonzalo Pineda, Mexican footballer
  • Oct 19 Louis Oosthuizen, South African golfer (British Open 2010; runner-up in all 4 major events), born in Mossel Bay, South Africa
  • Oct 20 Yasser Al-Qahtani, Saudi footballer, born in Khobar, Saudi Arabia
  • Oct 21 James White, American basketball player
  • Oct 22 Robinson Canó, Dominican baseball second baseman (8 × All-Star; World Series 2009 NY Yankees; Gold Glove Award 2010, 12; World Baseball Classic MVP 2013), born in San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic
  • Oct 22 Heath Miller, American football tight end (Super Bowl 2005, 08; Pro Bowl 2009, 12; Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Richlands, Virginia
  • Oct 24 Mohamed Fairuz Fauzy, Malaysian racing driver, born in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Oct 24 Macay McBride, American baseball player, born in Augusta, Georgia
  • Oct 26 Adam Carroll, Northern Irish racing driver, born in Portadown, Northern Ireland
  • Oct 28 Jeremy Bonderman, American baseball player
  • Oct 28 Anthony Lerew, American baseball player
  • Oct 30 Manny Parra, American baseball player (Bridgeport Bluefish), born in Carmichael, California
  • Oct 31 Tomáš Plekanec, Czech ice hockey player, born in Cladno, Czech Republic
  • Nov 2 Charles Itandje, Cameroon soccer goal-keeper (12 caps; Lens), born in Bobigny, France
  • Nov 3 Evgeny Plushenko, Russian figure skater (2 x Olympic gold, singles 2006, team 2014; World C'ship gold singles 2001, 03, 04), born in Dzhamku, Russia
  • Nov 4 Devin Hester, American football player, born in Riviera Beach, Florida
  • Nov 8 Mika Kallio, Finnish Grand Prix motorcycle racer, born in Valkeakoski, Finland
  • Nov 10 Clayton Fortune, English footballer (Bristol City), born in Forest Gate, England
  • Nov 12 Mikele Leigertwood, English footballer, born in London Borough of Enfield, United Kingdom
  • Nov 13 Samkon Gado, American football player
  • Nov 14 Kyle Orton, American football player (Chicago Bears)
  • Nov 15 Joe Kowalewski, American football player
  • Nov 16 Jannie du Plessis, South African rugby player, born in Bethlehem, South Africa
  • Nov 16 Ronald Pognon, French athlete, born in La Lamentin, Martinique
  • Nov 16 Amar'e Stoudemire, American basketball player, born in Lake Wales, Florida
  • Nov 17 Katie Feenstra, American basketball player
  • Nov 17 Yusuf Pathan, Indian cricketer
  • Nov 22 Yakubu Aiyegbeni, Nigerian footballer
  • Nov 23 Asafa Powell, Jamaican sprinter, born in Spanish Town, Jamaica
  • Nov 23 Colby Armstrong, Canadian ice-hockey player, born in Lloydminster, Canada
  • Nov 24 Sean O'Loughlin, English rugby league footballer
  • Nov 28 Leandro Barbosa, Brazilian basketball player
  • Nov 29 Ashley Force, American race car driver, born in Yorba Linda, California
  • Nov 30 Tony Giarratano, American baseball player
  • Nov 30 Jason Pominville, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Dec 3 Michael Essien, Ghanaian soccer midfielder (58 caps; Chelsea, Lyon), born in Accra, Ghana
  • Dec 4 Ho-Pin Tung, Dutch-Chinese auto racer (FIA World Endurance C'ship 2017, 18-19, 19-20 runner-up), born in Velp, Netherlands
  • Dec 4 Waldo Ponce, Chilean soccer defender (42 caps; Universidad de Chile), born in Los Andes, Chile
  • Dec 5 Trai Essex, American football player, born in Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • Dec 6 Alberto Contador, Spanish cyclist and Tour de France winner (2007, 09), born in Pinto, Madrid, Spain
  • Dec 6 Sean Ervine, Zimbabwean cricketer (played for Zimbabwe in the 2003 Cricket World Cup), born in Harare, Zimbabwe
  • Dec 6 Robbie Gould, American football player (San Francisco 49ers), born in Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania
  • Dec 8 Dee Dee Trotter, American athlete, born in California, United States
  • Dec 8 Hamit Altintop, German-born Turkish football player (identical twin brother of Halil Altintop), born in Gelsenkirchen, Germany
  • Dec 8 Halil Altintop, German-born Turkish football player (identical twin brother of Hamit Altintop), born in Gelsenkirchen, Germany
  • Dec 9 Tamilla Abassova, Russian cyclist, born in Moscow, Russia
  • Dec 9 Nathalie De Vos, Belgian athlete, born in Ghent, Belgium
  • Dec 10 Matt Stutzman, American archer (WR longest accurate shot in archery - despite having no arms), born in Kansas City, Kansas
  • Dec 11 Pablo Pérez Companc, Argentine racing driver, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Dec 12 Dmitry Tursunov, Russian tennis player, born in Moscow
  • Dec 13 Ricky Nolasco, American baseball player, born in Corona, California
  • Dec 13 Tuka Rocha, Brazilian racing driver, born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • Dec 13 Dominik Werling, German footballer, born in Ludwigshafen, Germany
  • Dec 14 Josh Fields, American baseball player, born in Ada, Oklahoma
  • Dec 14 Steve Sidwell, English footballer, born in Wandsworth, England
  • Dec 16 Antrel Rolle, National Football League defensive back
  • Dec 17 Josh Barfield, American baseball player
  • Dec 17 Stephane Lasme, Gabonese basketball player
  • Dec 19 Mo Williams, American basketball point guard (NBA C'ship 2016, NBA All Star 2009 Cleveland Cavaliers) and coach (Alabama State), born in Jackson, Mississippi
  • Dec 19 Tero Pitkamaki, Finnish javelin thrower
  • Dec 20 Mohammed Asif, Pakistani cricket player, born in Sheikhupura, Pakistan
  • Dec 20 Kasper Klausen, Danish footballer, born in Denmark
  • Dec 20 David Wright, American baseball player (New York Mets), born in Norfolk, Virginia
  • Dec 21 Mike Gansey, American basketball player, born in Olmsted Falls, Ohio
  • Dec 21 Philip Humber, American baseball player, born in Nacogdoches, Texas
  • Dec 21 Iljo Keisse, Belgian cyclist, born in Ghent, Belgium
  • Dec 25 Shawn Andrews, American football offensive lineman (Pro Bowl 2006, 07; First-team All-Pro 2006; Philadelphia Eagles), born in Littleton, Massachusetts
  • Dec 28 Cedric Benson, American football player, born in Midland, Texas
  • Dec 28 François Gourmet, Belgian decathlete, born in Libramont-Chevigny, Belgium
  • Dec 30 Dawan Landry, American football player
  • Dec 30 Dathan Ritzenhein, American runner
  • Dec 31 Julio DePaula, Dominican baseball player, born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Dec 31 Luke Schenscher, Australian basketball player, born in South Australia, Australia
  • Dec 31 Craig Gordon, Scottish footballer, born in Edinburgh, United Kingdom