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Birthdays in Sport in 1998

  • Apr 2 Pleasantly Perfect, American thoroughbred racehorse (Breeders' Cup Classic 2003; Dubai World Cup 2004), born in Clovelly Farms, Louisiana (d. 2020)
  • May 29 Markelle Fultz, American basketball guard (2017 NBA Draft: #1 pick Philadelphia 76ers), born in Upper Marlboro, Maryland
  • Jul 23 Deandre Ayton, Bahamian basketball center (2018 NBA Draft: #1 pick Phoenix Suns), born in Nassau, Bahamas
  • Aug 12 Stefanos Tsitsipas, Greek tennis player (ATP Finals 2019), born in Athens, Greece
  • Sep 21 Tadej Pogačar, Slovenian cyclist (Tour de France 2020), born in Komenda, Slovenia
  • Oct 3 Angel Yin, American golfer (US Open 2019 runner-up), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 14 Sofia Kenin, American tennis player (Australian Open 2020), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Nov 15 Hinako Shibuno, Japanese golfer (Women's British Open 2019), born in Okayama Prefecture, Japan
  • Dec 17 Martin Odegaard, Norwegian footballer, youngest to play for Real Madrid, born in Drammen, Norway

Person of interestKylian Mbappé

Dec 20 Kylian Mbappé, French soccer forward (France, PSG, Monaco), born in Paris, France

Footballer Kylian Mbappé
Footballer
Kylian Mbappé

About 1998

How Old? 22 or 23 years old
Generation: Generation Z

Chinese Zodiac: Ox (Jan 1 - Jan 27), Tiger (Jan 28 - Dec 31)