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Football Players in Sports History (Part 12)

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  • 1971-01-31 Dimitris Markos, Greek footballer, born in Kilkis, Greece
  • 1971-02-01 Zlatko Zahovič, Slovenian soccer midfielder (80 caps; Partizan, Porto, Benfica), born in Maribor, Slovenia
  • 1971-02-01 Harald Brattbakk, Norwegian soccer striker (17 caps; Rosenburg, Celtic), born in Trondheim, Norway
  • 1971-02-04 Maarten Atmodikoro, soccer player (Dordrecht '90, NAC)
  • 1971-02-09 Johan Mjällby, Swedish footballer
  • 1971-02-16 Marco Sas, Dutch soccer player (NAC)
  • 1971-02-20 Jari Litmanen, soccer player (Ajax)
  • 1971-02-21 Arco Jochemsen, Dutch soccer player (SVDB, Vitesse), born in Barneveld, the Netherlands
  • 1971-02-22 Mohammed Sylla, Guinean football player (Willem II, FC Martigues), born in Conakry, Guinea (d. 2010)
  • 1971-03-04 Jovan Stanković, Serbian footballer
  • 1971-03-08 Kit Symons, Welsh footballer
  • 1971-03-11 Liesbeth Migchelsen, Dutch soccer defender (97 caps; FFC Heike Rheine, SV Fortuna Wormerveer, AZ Alkmaar), born in Harderwijk, Netherlands (d. 2020)
  • 1971-04-05 Finidi George, soccer player (Ajax)
  • 1971-04-09 Peter Canavan, Gaelic footballer, born in Ballygawley, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland
  • 1971-04-14 Miguel Calero, Colombian soccer goalkeeper (50 caps; Copa América 2001; Pachuca), born in Ginebra, Colombia (d. 2012)
  • 1971-05-10 Eric Stock, soccer player (NEC)
  • 1971-05-17 Shaun Hart, Australian footballer
  • 1971-05-20 Sandy Schreur, Dutch soccer player (NEC)
  • 1971-05-27 Ferdino Hernandez, soccer player (FC Utrecht)
  • 1971-06-09 Romano Sion, Dutch soccer player (Dordrecht '90/FC Groningen), born in Paramaribo, Suriname
  • 1971-06-09 Gilles De Bilde, Belgian footballer, born in Zellik, Belgium
  • 1971-06-10 Bruno N'Gotty, French footballer
  • 1971-06-12 Iwan Tomasz, Polish soccer player (Roda JC, Feyenoord), born in Słupsk, Poland
  • 1971-06-14 Ramon Vega, former Swiss footballer
  • 1971-06-25 Neil Lennon, Northern Irish footballer, born in Lurgan, Northern Ireland
  • 1971-06-28 Kenny Cunningham, Irish footballer, born in Limón, Costa Rica
  • 1971-06-29 Dennis Gerritsen, Dutch soccer player (NAC), born in Amsterdam
  • 1971-07-05 Derek McInnes, Scottish footballer and manager (Aberdeen), born in Paisley, Scotland
  • 1971-07-08 John Achterberg, soccer player (NAC)
  • 1971-07-09 Ger Senden, soccer player (Roda JC)
  • 1971-07-10 Gregory Goodridge, Barbadian footballer
  • 1971-07-22 Kristine Marie Lilly, American soccer midfielder (Olympics 1996), born in NYC, New York
  • 1971-07-24 Dino Baggio, Italian footballer
  • 1971-08-02 Dick Schreuder, Dutch soccer player (PSV/FC Groningen/RKC), born in Barneveld, Netherlands
  • 1971-08-02 Michael Hughes, Irish footballer, born in Larne, Northern Ireland
  • 1971-08-06 Scott Minto, English footballer
  • 1971-08-10 Roy Keane, soccer player
  • 1971-08-11 Tommy Mooney, English football player
  • 1971-08-16 Stefan Klos, German footballer
  • 1971-08-19 João Pinto, Portuguese football player, born in Porto, Portugal
  • 1971-08-20 Steve Stone, English footballer, born in Gateshead, England
  • 1971-08-23 Demetrio Albertini, Italian footballer, born in Besana in Brianza, Italy
  • 1971-08-27 Ernest Faber, soccer player (PSV)
  • 1971-09-01 Hakan Şükür, Turkish soccer striker (112 caps; Galatasaray), born in Sapanca, Turkey
  • 1971-09-04 Maik Taylor, Northern Irish footballer, born in Hildesheim, Germany
  • 1971-09-07 Briana Scurry, American soccer goalkeeper (Olympics 1996), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1971-09-17 Paul Janssen, soccer player (Fortuna S, NAC)
  • 1971-09-20 Henryk Larsson, Swedish soccer player (Feyenoord), born in Helsingborg, Sweden
  • 1971-09-27 Erik Smit, Dutch soccer player (FC Utrecht)
  • 1971-09-28 Alan Wright, English footballer
  • 1971-10-05 Mauricio Pellegrino, Argentine footballer, born in Córdoba, Argentina
  • 1971-10-06 Alan Stubbs, English footballer and manager (Rotherham United), born in Kirkby, England
  • 1971-10-10 Ian Bennett, English football goalkeeper (Birmingham City), born in Worksop, England
  • 1971-10-14 Jorge Costa, Portuguese soccer defender and manager (50 caps; FC Porto), born in Porto, Portugal
  • 1971-10-15 Andy Cole, British footballer (Manchester United), born in Nottingham, England
  • 1971-10-21 René Ponk, soccer player (FC Utrecht)
  • 1971-10-21 Paul Norman Telfer, Scottish footballer
  • 1971-10-22 Mitchel van der Gaag, Dutch soccer player (PSV, Motherwell)
  • 1971-10-25 Geoffrey Prommayon, Thai-American soccer player (PSV), born in Udon Thani, Thailand
  • 1971-10-25 Simon Charlton, English footballer (Southampton), born in Huddersfield, England
  • 1971-10-27 Theodoros Zagorakis, Greek footballer, born in Lydía, Kavala, Greece
  • 1971-10-27 Jorge Soto, Peruvian soccer midfielder (101 caps; Sporting Cristal), born in Lima, Peru
  • 1971-10-31 Ian Walker, English footballer, born in Watford, Hertfordshire, England
  • 1971-11-03 Dwight Yorke, Trinidad & Tobago soccer striker (74 caps; Aston Villa, Manchester United), born in Canaan, Trinidad and Tobago
  • 1971-11-05 Rob Jones, English footballer (Liverpool), born in Wrexham, Wales
  • 1971-11-08 Twan Scheepers, Dutch soccer player (MVV), born in Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • 1971-11-16 Mustapha Hadji, Moroccan footballer
  • 1971-11-20 Robert Wijnands, Dutch soccer player (FC Utrecht)
  • 1971-11-22 Lloyd Kammeron, soccer player (Feyenoord, Go Ahead Eagles)
  • 1971-12-02 Francesco Toldo, Italian soccer goalkeeper (28 caps; Fiorentina, Internazionale), born in Padua, Italy
  • 1971-12-03 Frank Sinclair, Jamaican soccer defender (28 caps; Chelsea, Leicester City), born in Lambeth, England
  • 1971-12-03 Henk Timmer, Dutch soccer goalkeeper (7 caps; Zwolle, Feyenoord), born in Hierden, Netherlands
  • 1971-12-11 Cedric Ihalauw, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC), born in Geleen, Netherlands
  • 1971-12-15 Boudewijk Pahlplatz, soccer player (FC Twente, PSV)
  • 1971-12-23 Michalis Klokidis, Greek footballer, born in Greece
  • 1971-12-27 Duncan Ferguson, Scottish footballer
  • 1971-12-31 Ricardo López Felipe, Spanish footballer, born in Madrid, Spain
  • 1972-01-01 Lilian Thuram, French soccer defender (record 142 caps; Monaco; Parma; Juventus; Barcelona), born in Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe
  • 1972-01-11 Huub Loeffen, Dutch soccer player (Vitesse)
  • 1972-01-28 Nicky Southall, English footballer (Bolton Wanderers), born in Middlesbrough, England
  • 1972-01-31 Reinier Robbemond, Dutch soccer player (Dordrecht '90), born in Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • 1972-02-03 Mart Poom, Estonian football player
  • 1972-02-04 Giovanni Silva De Oliveira, Brazilian footballer
  • 1972-02-09 Darren Ferguson, Scottish footballer
  • 1972-02-11 Dennis Iliohan, Dutch soccer player (FC Lisse, ADO Den Haag), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 1972-02-11 Steve McManaman, English footballer, born in Kirkdale, Liverpool
  • 1972-02-25 Erwin van de Looi, soccer player (Vitesse)
  • 1972-03-03 Darren Anderton, English footballer
  • 1972-03-08 Georgios Georgiadis, Greek footballer
  • 1972-03-17 Mia Hamm, Anerican soccer forward (Olympics 1996), born in Selma, Alabama
  • 1972-03-20 Ajah Wilson-Ogechukwu, soccer player (Roda JC)
  • 1972-03-27 Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, Dutch footballer, born in Paramaribo, Suriname
  • 1972-03-29 Rui Costa, Portuguese footballer, born in Amadora, Portugal
  • 1972-04-05 Paul Okon, Australian former footballer
  • 1972-04-09 Jeffrey van As, Dutch soccer player (MVV), born in Leiden, Netherlands
  • 1972-04-14 Paul Devlin, England-born Scottish footballer, born in Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • 1972-04-17 Jarkko Wiss, Finnish footballer, born in Tampere, Finland
  • 1972-04-19 Rivaldo, Brazilian footballer (Brazil national team 1993-2003), born in Recife, Brazil
  • 1972-04-20 Lê Huỳnh Đức, Vietnamese footballer, born in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • 1972-04-24 Rab Douglas, Scottish football goalkeeper (Arbroath), born in Lanark, Scotland

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