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Football Players in Sports History (Part 10)

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  • 1968-03-16 Jason van Blerk, Australian soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1968-03-20 Eric Viscaal, Dutch soccer star (PSV/AA Gent)
  • 1968-03-21 Erwin Vanderbroeck, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC)
  • 1968-03-23 Fernando Hierro, Spanish footballer
  • 1968-04-21 Peter van Foxes, soccer player (Ajax)
  • 1968-05-01 Oliver Bierhoff, German soccer striker (Germany 70 caps; Ascoli, Udinese, AC Milan), born in Karlsruhe, Germany
  • 1968-05-02 Jeff Agoos, Swiss-American soccer player, born in Geneva, Switzerland
  • 1968-05-26 Steve Sedgley, English footballer
  • 1968-06-06 Edwin Vurens, Dutch soccer player (FC Twente)
  • 1968-06-26 Paolo Maldini, Italian footballer (A.C. Milan, Italy national team), born in Milan, Italy
  • 1968-07-08 Michel Langerak, soccer player (Dordrecht '90)
  • 1968-07-09 Paolo Di Canio, Italian football player
  • 1968-07-21 Brandi Chastain, soccer forward (Olympics 1996), born in San Jose, California
  • 1968-08-02 Stefan Effenberg, German footballer, born in Niendorf, Hamburg
  • 1968-08-05 Oleg Luzhny, Ukrainian footballer
  • 1968-08-06 Jack de Gier, soccer player (Cambuur L, Go Ahead Eagles)
  • 1968-08-10 Michel Doesburg, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • 1968-08-11 Alan Kelly, England-born Irish footballer
  • 1968-08-20 Klas Ingesson, Swedish footballer and manager, born in Ödeshög, Sweden (d. 2014)
  • 1968-08-22 Alexander Mostovoi, Russian footballer, born in Leningrad Oblast, Russia
  • 1968-09-02 Ricardo de Jongh, soccer player (Dordrecht '90)
  • 1968-09-09 Clive Mendonca, English footballer, born in London, United Kingdom
  • 1968-10-08 Ali Benarbia, Algerian footballer, born in Oran, Algeria
  • 1968-10-08 Zvonimir Boban, Croatian football player and Deputy Secretary General of FIFA, born in Imotski, Croatia
  • 1968-10-14 Matthew Le Tissier, English footballer

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1968-10-15 Didier Deschamps, French footballer and coach (France: 2018 World Cup), born in Bayonne, France

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Football Player and Coach
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  • 1968-10-22 Warry van Wattum, Dutch soccer player (Dordrecht '90, FC Groningen)
  • 1968-10-26 Nico-Jan Hoogma, Dutch soccer player (FC Twente), born in Heerenveen, Netherlands
  • 1968-10-27 Vinny Samways, English footballer, born in Bethnal Green, London
  • 1968-10-28 Glenn Clear, soccer player (Vitesse)
  • 1968-11-06 Edward Linskens, Dutch soccer player (PSV), born in Venray, Netherlands
  • 1968-11-08 Sergio Porrini, Italian footballer, born in Milan, Italy
  • 1968-11-10 Jeffrey Kooistra, Dutch soccer player (SC Heerenveen/NEC), born in Amsterdam
  • 1968-11-16 Vlado Šola, Croatian handball goalkeeper
  • 1968-11-18 Barry Hunter, Irish soccer defender (14 caps Northern Ireland; Wrexham, Reading) and manager (Rushden & Diamonds), born in Coleraine, Northern Ireland
  • 1968-11-24 Bülent Korkmaz, Turkish footballer
  • 1968-12-02 David Batty, English soccer midfielder (42 caps; Leeds United, Blackburn Rovers, Newcastle United), born in Leeds, England
  • 1968-12-13 Carlos Hasselbaink, Dutch soccer player (VVV/FC Utrecht/Haarlem), born in Paramaribo, Suriname
  • 1968-12-14 Cees Marbus, Dutch soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles), born in Noordwijk, Netherlands
  • 1969-01-04 Kees van Wonderen, Dutch soccer player (NEC/NAC)
  • 1969-01-12 Robert Prosinečki, Croatian footballer, born in Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany
  • 1969-01-15 Rob van Dijk, Dutch soccer player (Feyenoord), born in Voorhout, Netherlands
  • 1969-01-19 Predrag Mijatović, Yugoslavian footballer, born in Podgorica, Montenegro
  • 1969-01-19 Steve Staunton, Irish footballer, born in Drogheda, Republic of Ireland
  • 1969-01-23 Andrei Kanchelskis, Ukrainian soccer winger (17 caps Soviet Union, 6 caps CIS, 36 caps Russia; Manchester United, Rangers), born in Kropyvnytskyi, Ukraine
  • 1969-01-28 John Veenhof, Dutch soccer player (FC Groningen)
  • 1969-02-01 Gabriel Batistuta, Argentine soccer striker (77 caps, 54 goals; Fiorentina), born in Avellaneda, Santa Fe, Argentina
  • 1969-02-02 Valeri Karpin, Russian footballer
  • 1969-02-06 Tim Sherwood, English footballer & manager, born in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
  • 1969-02-12 Hong Myung-Bo, Korean footballer, born in Seoul, South Korea
  • 1969-02-22 Brian Laudrup, Danish footballer, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1969-03-05 Moussa Saïb, former Algerian footballer
  • 1969-03-15 Gianluca Festa, Italian footballer
  • 1969-03-19 Arjan Vermeulen, soccer player (Vitesse)
  • 1969-03-21 Ali Daei, Iranian footballer
  • 1969-03-28 Earnest Stewart, American soccer player (Willem II), born in Veghel, Netherlands
  • 1969-04-04 Dennis de Nooijer, Dutch soccer player (Sparta), born in Oost-Souburg, Netherlands
  • 1969-04-04 Gerard de Nooijer, Dutch soccer player (Sparta), born in Oost-Souburg, Netherlands
  • 1969-04-20 Jan van Halst, Dutch soccer player (FC Twente), born in Utrecht, Netherlands
  • 1969-04-22 Dion Dublin, English footballer
  • 1969-04-24 Elias Atmatsidis, Greek football goalkeeper, born in Kozani, Greece
  • 1969-05-06 Jim Magilton, Northern Irish footballer
  • 1969-05-09 Carla Overbeck, soccer defender (Olympics 1996), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1969-05-10 Dennis Bergkamp, Amsterdam Neth, soccer player (Ajax)
  • 1969-05-21 Pierluigi Brivio, Italian footballer, born in Milan, Italy
  • 1969-06-01 Luis García Postigo, Mexican soccer striker (79 caps; UNAM, Atlético Madrid, Real Sociedad) and commentator (TV Azteca), born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • 1969-06-04 Regi Blinker, soccer player (Feyenoord)
  • 1969-06-10 Ronny Johnsen, Norwegian footballer
  • 1969-06-11 Johan Hansma, Dutch soccer player (SC Heerenveen), born in Marknesse, Netherlands
  • 1969-06-15 Oliver Kahn, German footballer
  • 1969-06-16 Mark Crossley, Welsh footballer
  • 1969-06-24 Thabo Mngomeni, Cape Town, South African football player
  • 1969-06-25 Armand Benneker, Dutch soccer player (MVV), born in Tongeren, Belgium
  • 1969-06-25 Jurgen Streppel, Dutch soccer player (Telstar/RKC), born in Voorst, Netherlands
  • 1969-06-29 Erik Tammer, American soccer player (SC Heerenveen, Go Ahead Eagles), born in Utrecht, Netherlands
  • 1969-08-02 Erik Meijer, Dutch soccer player (PSV, Uerdingen), born in Curaçao
  • 1969-08-02 Fernando Couto, Portuguese footballer, born in Espinho, Portugal
  • 1969-08-06 Roberto Lanckohr, soccer player (MVV)
  • 1969-08-11 Wilfried Elzinga, soccer player (FC Twente)
  • 1969-08-14 Stig Tøfting, Danish footballer, born in Aarhus, Denmark
  • 1969-08-20 Bart Spark, soccer player (Veendam, SC Heerenveen)
  • 1969-08-22 Maurice Graef, Dutch soccer player (VVW, Roda JC), born in Horn, Netherlands
  • 1969-09-01 Henning Berg, Norwegian soccer defender (100 caps; Blackburn Rovers, Manchester United) and manager (Lillestrøm, Blackburn Rovers, Legia Warsaw), born in Eidsvoll, Norway
  • 1969-09-05 Leonardo Araujo, Brazilian footballer, born in Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 1969-09-08 Oswaldo Ibarra, Ecuadorian footballer, born in Ambuquí, Ecuador
  • 1969-09-08 Lars Bohinen, Norwegian footballer (Nottingham Forest), born in Vadsø, Norway
  • 1969-09-08 Gary Speed, Welsh footballer and Wales national football team manager, born in Mancot, Flintshire, Wales (d. 2011)
  • 1969-09-16 Marthijn Pothoven, Dutch soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles)
  • 1969-09-20 Richard Witschge, Dutch footballer, born in Amsterdam
  • 1969-09-22 Marian Chlad, Czech soccer player (FC Groningen), born in Teplice, Czechoslovakia
  • 1969-09-26 Andy Petterson, Australian footballer, born in Fremantle, Australia
  • 1969-09-26 Paul Warhurst, English footballer, born in Metropolitan Borough of Stockport, United Kingdom
  • 1969-09-28 Nico Vaesen, Belgian footballer
  • 1969-10-14 Mark Verhoeven, Dutch soccer player (MVV/NEC)
  • 1969-10-15 Vítor Baía, Portuguese football goalkeeper, born in Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
  • 1969-10-18 Nelson Vivas, Argentine former footballer
  • 1969-10-19 Erwin Sánchez, Bolivian footballer and manager, born in Santa Cruz, Bolivia
  • 1969-10-25 Oleg Salenko, Russian-Ukrainian footballer, born in Leningrad, Soviet Union
  • 1969-10-29 Giorgos Donis, Greek footballer
  • 1969-11-10 Arjan van der Laan, Dutch soccer player (Sparta), born in Nieuwkoop, Netherlands

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