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Birthdays in Sport 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

Person of interestNeymar

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

Footballer Neymar
Footballer
Neymar
  • Feb 7 Miguel Andres Matienzo Guerra, Mexican athlete
  • Feb 25 Libby [Elizabeth] Callahan, sport pistol (Olympics 1996), born in Columbia, South Carolina
  • Mar 22 Luke Freeman, English footballer

Person of interestKyrie Irving

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

NBA Player Kyrie Irving
NBA Player
Kyrie Irving
  • 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 18 Josh Phelps, Soccer Player
  • May 25 Kendall Coyne Schofield, American hockey player (2018 Olympi Gold), born in Oak Lawn, Illinois
  • 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 Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Jun 5 Emily Seebohm, Australian Swimmer
  • 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 18 Bob Kempainen, marathoner (Olympics-66), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Jun 23 Bridget Sloan, American gymnast, born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 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 13 Elise Matthysen, Belgian swimmer
  • Jul 21 Rachael Flatt, American figure skater
  • Aug 11 Jose Ortiz Jr., Puerto Rican jockey (Belmont Stakes 2016), born in Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico
  • Aug 26 Yang Yilin, Chinese gymnast
  • Aug 27 Carissa Moore, American surfer (WSL Women's World Tour Champion 2011, 13, 15, 19), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 30 Carson Wentz, American NFL quarterback (Pro Bowl 2017; Philadelphia Eagles), born in Raleigh, North Carolina

About 1992

How Old? 27 or 28 years old
Generation: Millennial

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