Birthdays in Sport in 1988

  • Jan 2 Jonny Evans, Northern Irish footballer
  • Jan 12 Chris Casement, Irish footballer
  • Jan 16 Nicklas Bendtner, Danish footballer
  • Jan 22 Greg Oden, American basketball player
  • Jan 25 Tatiana Golovin, French tennis player
  • Jan 27 Kerlon Moura Souza, Brazilian footballer
  • Jan 29 Stephanie Gilmore, Australian professional surfer
  • Feb 4 Eoin McDowell, Irish rugby player
  • Feb 4 Alexandros Pagalis, Greek footballer
  • Feb 4 Carly Patterson, American gymnast
  • Feb 4 Jeff Horn, Australian professional boxer (WBO welterweight title 2017), born in Brisbane, Australia
  • Feb 7 Matthew Stafford, American college football player
  • Feb 8 Keegan Meth, Zimbabwean cricketer
  • Feb 14 Ángel Di María, Argentine footballer
  • Feb 16 Denílson Pereira Neves, Brazilian footballer
  • Feb 22 Kevin Borlée, Belgian athlete
  • Feb 22 Przemysław Kazimierczak, Polish footballer
  • Feb 29 Scott Golbourne, English footballer
  • Mar 2 Matthew Mitcham, Australian diver
  • Mar 5 Trevor Carson, Northern Irish footballer
  • Mar 5 Bjarni Viðarsson, Icelandic footballer
  • Mar 8 Armanti Edwards, American college football player
  • Mar 10 Ivan Rakitić, Croatian football player (FC Barcelona, Croatian national team), born in Möhlin, Switzerland

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Mar 14 Stephen Curry, American basketball player and NBA star (Golden State Warriors), born in Akron, Ohio

Basketball Superstar Stephen Curry
Basketball Superstar
Stephen Curry
  • Mar 15 Ever Guzman, Mexican footballer
  • Mar 21 Lee Cattermole, English footballer
  • Mar 24 Ryan Higgins, Zimbabwean cricketer

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Mar 30 Richard Sherman, NFL cornerback, born in Compton, California

NFL Cornerback Richard Sherman
NFL Cornerback
Richard Sherman
  • Mar 31 Hogan Ephraim, English Footballer
  • Apr 1 Courtney McCool, American gymnast
  • Apr 1 Brook Lopez, American basketball player
  • Apr 1 Robin Lopez, American basketball player
  • Apr 3 Tim Krul, Dutch footballer
  • Apr 3 Peter Hartley, English footballer
  • Apr 4 Frank Fielding, English footballer
  • Apr 6 Fabrice Muamba, Anglo-Congolese footballer
  • Apr 13 Anderson Luís de Abreu Oliveira, Brazilian footballer
  • Apr 16 Joe McKnight, NFL and CFL player killed in road rage incident, born in Kenner, Louisiana (d. 2016)
  • Apr 21 Pedro Mosquera, Spanish footballer
  • Apr 23 Victor Anichebe, Nigerian footballer
  • Apr 25 James Sheppard, Canadian ice hockey player
  • May 1 Graeme Owens, English footballer
  • May 9 John Ryan Fitzpatrick, Canadian race truck driver
  • May 12 Marcelo [Vieira da Silva Júnior], Brazilian football player (Real Madrid, Brazil national team), born in Rio de Janeiro
  • May 21 Jonathan Howson, English footballer
  • May 23 Morgan Pressel, American golfer
  • May 26 Joel Selwood, Australian footballer
  • May 28 David Perron, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Jun 1 Javier Hernández Balcázar, Mexican football player (West Ham United, Mexican national team), born in Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Jun 2 Sergio Agüero, Argentinian football player (Manchester City, Argentine national team), born in Buenos Aires
  • Jun 2 Patrik Berglund, Swedish hockey player

  • Jun 4 Leigh Adams, Australian Footballer
  • Jun 7 Milan Lucic, Canadian Hockey player (Boston Bruins)
  • Jun 13 In-Kyung Kim, South Korean professional golfer (British Open 2017), born in South Korea
  • Jun 17 Andrew Ogilvy, Australian basketball player
  • Jun 22 Kieran Lee, English football player
  • Jun 23 Chellsie Memmel, American gymnast
  • Jun 27 Kate Ziegler, American swimmer
  • Jun 29 Éver Banega, Argentine footballer
  • Jul 12 Inbee Park, South Korean golfer
  • Jul 14 James Vaughan, English footballer, born in Birmingham
  • Jul 14 Conor McGregor, Irish professional boxer (UFC Lightweight and Featherweight Champion), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Jul 18 César Villaluz, Mexican footballer
  • Jul 21 Chris Mitchell, Scottish footballer
  • Jul 25 Anthony Stokes, Irish footballer
  • Jul 27 Adam Biddle, Australian footballer
  • Jul 28 Casper Johansen, Danish footballer
  • Aug 5 Federica Pellegrini, Italian swimmer
  • Aug 8 Danilo Gallinari, Italian basketball player
  • Aug 11 Patrick Mills, Australian basketball player
  • Aug 12 Tyson Fury, British heavyweight professional boxer, born in Manchester
  • Aug 21 Robert Lewandowski, Polish football player (Bayern Munich, Polish national team), born in Warsaw, Poland
  • Aug 23 Daniel Schwaab, German footballer
  • Aug 25 Angela Park, Brazilian/American golfer
  • Aug 28 Ray Jones, English footballer (d. 2007)
  • Aug 30 Ernests Gulbis, Latvian tennis player
  • Sep 1 Gabriel Ferrari, American soccer player
  • Sep 1 Mushfiqur Rahim, Bangladeshi cricketer
  • Sep 2 Ishant Sharma, Indian Cricketer
  • Sep 7 Kevin Love, American basketball player
  • Sep 8 Arrelious Benn, American football player
  • Sep 10 Jordan Staal, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Sep 13 Keith Treacy, Irish footballer
  • Sep 24 Karl Alzner, Canadian hockey player
  • Sep 24 Lisa Wang, American gymnast
  • Sep 26 Kiira Korpi, Finnish figure skater
  • Sep 28 Aleks Vrteski, Australian footballer
  • Sep 29 Kevin Durant, American basketball player (Oklahoma City Thunder, Golden State Warriors), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Oct 4 Derrick Rose, American basketball player (NY Knicks, Cleveland Cavaliers), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Oct 15 Mesut Özil, Turkish-German football player (Arsenal, German national team), born in Gelsenkirchen, West Germany
  • Oct 16 Zoltán Stieber, Hungarian footballer
  • Oct 20 Ma Long, Chinese table tennis player (Olympic and World Champion), born in Anshan, China
  • Oct 23 Nicolaj Agger, Danish football player
  • Oct 31 Sébastien Buemi, Swiss racing driver, born in Aigle, Switzerland
  • Nov 1 Ross Montague, English footballer
  • Nov 4 Dez Bryant, American football wide receiver (Dallas Cowboys), born in Galveston County, Texas
  • Nov 5 Virat Kohli, Indian cricket batsman (Captain of India 2013-), born in Delhi, India
  • Nov 6 Erik Lund, Swedish footballer, born in Ljungskile, Sweden
  • Nov 12 Russell Westbrook III, American basketball player (Oklahoma City Thunder), born in Long Beach, California
  • Nov 18 Jeffrey Jordan, American college basketball player; son of Michael Jordan
  • Nov 19 Patrick Kane, American ice hockey player
  • Nov 29 Russell Wilson, American NFL player (Seattle Seahawks), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Dec 11 Tim Southee, New Zealand cricketer
  • Dec 13 Darcy Blake, Welsh footballer
  • Dec 13 Rickie Fowler, American golfer (number one ranked amateur golfer for 37 weeks), born in Murrieta, California
  • Dec 14 Nicolas Batum, French basketball player
  • Dec 19 Alexis Sánchez, Chilean footballer (Arsenal, Chilean national team), born in Tocopilla, Chile
  • Dec 19 Peter Winn, English footballer
  • Dec 25 Eric Gordon, American Basketball Player
  • Dec 27 Rick Porcello, American baseball player
  • Dec 29 Agnes Szavay, Hungary tennis player