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Sports Stars Born in 1992

  • Jan 1 Jack Wilshere, English soccer midfielder (34 caps; Arsenal, West Ham Utd), born in Stevenage, England
  • Jan 8 Shahdon Winchester, Trinidadian soccer winger (27 caps; Murciélagos), born in Princes Town, Trinidad and Tobago (d. 2019)
  • Jan 19 Shawn Johnson, American artistic gymnast, born in Des Moines, Iowa

Neymar

Feb 5 Neymar Jr., Brazilian soccer forward (world record transfer fee $263m FC Barcelona to PSG), born in Mogi das Cruzes, São Paulo

  • Feb 7 Miguel Andres Matienzo Guerra, Mexican athlete
  • Feb 14 Christian Eriksen, Danish soccer midfielder (109 caps; Ajax, Tottenham, Inter Milan; survived cardiac arrest on field 2021), born in Middelfart, Denmark
  • Feb 21 Phil Jones, English footballer (Manchester United), born in Preston, England
  • Feb 22 Natasha Cloud, American basketball player (Washington Mystics) and activist, born in Broomall, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 25 Libby [Elizabeth] Callahan, sport pistol (Olympics 1996), born in Columbia, South Carolina
  • Feb 25 Hideki Matsuyama, Japanese golfer (US Masters 2021; US Open 2017 runner-up), born in Matsuyama, Japan
  • Mar 4 Bernd Leno, German footballer (Arsenal), born in Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany
  • Mar 21 Karolína Plíšková, Czech tennis player (US Open 2016 runner-up; Wimbledon 2021 runner-up; Federation Cup 2015, 16, 18), born in Louny, Czech Republic
  • Mar 21 Chiney Ogwumike, American basketball player and sports commentator (1st black woman host for ESPN radio show), born in Tomball, Texas

Kyrie Irving

Mar 23 Kyrie Irving, American basketball guard (2011 NBA Draft: #1 pick Cleveland Cavaliers), born in Melbourne, Australia

  • Mar 23 Ana Marcela Cunha, Brazilian swimmer (Olympic gold 10k open water 2020; 5 x World C'ship gold 2011, 15, 17, 19), born in Salvador, Brazil
  • Apr 3 Damien Williams, American NFL player (Atlanta Falcons), born in San Diego, California
  • Apr 13 Mohammad Amir, Pakistani cricket bowler (5-year ban for spot-fixing), born in Changa Bangial, Pakistan
  • May 1 Matĕj Vydra, Czech Republic soccer striker (26 caps; Watford, Derby County, Burnley), born in Chotĕboř, Czech Republic
  • May 11 Bryan Rust, American NHL ice hockey right winger (Pittsburgh Penguins, since 2014), born in Pontiac, Michigan
  • May 13 Tyrann Mathieu, American NFL player (Kansas City Chiefs), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • May 18 Josh Phelps, Australian soccer player, born in Tamworth, Australia
  • May 25 Kendall Coyne Schofield, American ice hockey forward (Olympic gold 2018; World C'ship gold 2011, 13, 15, 16, 17, 19), born in Palos Heights, Illinois
  • Jun 1 Gianmarco Tamberi, Italian athlete (Olympic gold high jump 2020), born in Civitanova Marche, Italy
  • Jun 3 Mario Götze, German football player (Borussia Dortmund, German national team), born in Memmingen, Germany
  • Jun 4 Earvin Johnson III, son of NBA forward Magic Johnson, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 5 Emily Seebohm, Australian Swimmer, born in Adelaide, Aistralia
  • Jun 12 Philippe Coutinho, Brazilian football player (Barcelona), born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Jun 15 Mohamed Salah, Egyptian soccer forward (Liverpool, Egypt), born in Gharbia, Egypt
  • Jun 23 Bridget Sloan, American gymnast, born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Jun 28 Elaine Thompson-Herah, Jamaican athlete (Olympic gold 100/200m 2016, 2020; 200m 2016), born in Manchester, Jamaica
  • Jul 1 Aaron Sanchez, American MLB pitcher (All Star 2016), born in Barstow, California
  • Jul 2 Nana Takagi, Japanese speed skater (Olympic gold mass start, team pursuit 2018), born in Makubetsu, Japan
  • Jul 8 Son Heung-min, South Korean footballer, (Tottenham Hotspur), born in Chuncheon, South Korea
  • Jul 13 Elise Matthysen, Belgian swimmer
  • Jul 21 Rachael Flatt, American figure skater (2010 US Champion), born in Del Mar, California
  • Jul 31 Kyle Larson, American auto racer (NASCAR Cup Series Championship 2021; 24 Hours of Daytona 2015), born in Elk Grove, California
  • Aug 4 Flavien Prat, French jockey (Kentucky Derby 2019; Preakness Stakes 2021; Prix Marcel Boussac 2013), born in Melun, Seine-et-Marne, France
  • Aug 11 Jose Ortiz Jr., Puerto Rican jockey (Belmont Stakes 2016), born in Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico
  • Aug 16 Quentin Fillon Maillet, French biathlete (Olympic gold 20k individual, 12.5k pursuit 2022), born in Champagnole, France
  • Aug 26 Yang Yilin, Chinese gymnast, born in Huadu, Guangzhou, China
  • Aug 27 Carissa Moore, American surfer (WSL Women's World Tour Champion 2011, 13, 15, 19), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Aug 27 Daniel Ståhl, Swedish athlete (Olympic gold discus 2020; World C'ship gold 2019), born in Solna, Stockholm County, Sweden
  • Sep 12 Johannes Strolz, Austrian alpine ski racer (Olympic gold men's Combined 2022), born in Bludenz, Austria
  • Oct 16 Bryce Harper, American baseball player (Washington Nationals), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Oct 20 Danielle Kang, American golfer (Women's PGA C'ship 2017), born in San Francisco, California
  • Oct 23 Álvaro Morata, Spanish footballer (Juventus), born in Madrid, Spain
  • Oct 29 Evan Fournier, French NBA player (New York Knicks), born in Saint-Maurice, France
  • Nov 3 Joe Clarke, English slalom canoeist (Olympic gold K1 2016), born in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
  • Nov 5 Odell Beckham Jr., American NFL player (New York Giants), born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Nov 23 Gabriel Landeskog, Swedish ice hockey left wing (captain Colorado Avalanche Stanley Cup 2022; World C'ship gold 2013, 17; Calder Trophy 2012; NHL All Star 2019), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Dec 1 Marco van Ginkel, Dutch soccer midfielder (8 caps; Vitesse, Chelsea, PSV), born in Amersfoort, Netherlands
  • Dec 1 Javier Báez, Puerto Rican baseball infielder (MLB All Star 2018-19; Chicago Cubs), born in Bayamón, Puerto Rico
  • Dec 2 Gary Sánchez, Dominican baseball catcher (MLB All Star 2017, 19; NY Yankees), born in Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
  • Dec 6 Johnny Manziel, American football quarterback (Heisman Trophy 2012, Texas A&M; NFL: Cleveland Browns), born in Tyler, Texas
  • Dec 11 Jacoby Brissett, American NFL player (Miami Dolphins), born in West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Dec 11 Malcolm Brogdon, American NBA player (Indiana Pacers), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Dec 15 Jesse Lingard, English soccer midfielder (32 caps 2021; Manchester United), born in Warrington, England
  • Dec 15 Alex Telles, Brazilian soccer defender (4 caps; Galatasaray, Porto, Manchester United), born in Caxias do Sul, Brazil
  • Dec 28 Lara van Ruijven, Dutch short track speed skater (World C'ship gold 500m 2019; Olympic bronze 3000m relay 2018), born in Naaldwijk, Netherlands (d. 2020)
  • Dec 30 Carson Wentz, American NFL quarterback (Pro Bowl 2017; Philadelphia Eagles), born in Raleigh, North Carolina

About 1992

How Old? 29 or 30 years old
Generation: Millennial

Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep (Jan 1 - Feb 3), Monkey (Feb 4 - Dec 31)