December 24, 1968 in Sport

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

  • Ballon d'Or: Manchester United's winger George Best wins award for best European football player ahead of team mate Bobby Charlton and Red Star Belgrade winger Dragan Džajić; first Northern Irish national to win the award

Birthdays in Sport

  • Joe Scuderi, Australian cricketer (South Australian all-rounder), born in Ingham, Australia
  • Marleen Renders, Belgian athlete, born in Diest, Belgium