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Football Players in Sports History (Part 16)

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  • 1975-04-22 Stijn Haeldermans, Belgian soccer player (MVV)
  • 1975-05-01 Marc-Vivien Foé, Cameroon soccer midfielder (62 caps; collapsed during international match, died; Lens, West Ham, Lyon), born in Yaounde, Cameroon (d. 2003)
  • 1975-05-01 Alexei Smertin, Russian soccer midfielder/executive (55 caps; Zarya Leninsk-Kuznetsky, Bordeaux), born in Barnaul, Russia

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1975-05-02 David Beckham, English soccer midfielder (115 caps [58 as captain]; Man Utd, Real Madrid, AC Milan, Paris SG, LA Galaxy) and owner (Inter Miami CF, Salford City), born in London, England

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  • 1975-05-19 Pretinha, Brazilian footballer
  • 1975-05-22 Salvador Ballesta, Spanish footballer (Atlético Madrid, Valencia), born in Zaragoza, Spain
  • 1975-05-23 Vincent Goossens, soccer player (Dordrecht '90)
  • 1975-05-24 Yannis Goumas, Greek footballer (Greece national team), born in Ampelonas, Greece
  • 1975-05-28 Mike Fisher, soccer midfielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Naperville, Illinois
  • 1975-06-09 Paul Agostino, Australian soccer striker (Olyroos, Olympics 1996)
  • 1975-06-09 Otto Addo, Ghanaian German footballer and manager, born in Hamburg, Germany
  • 1975-06-10 Henrik Pedersen, Danish footballer
  • 1975-06-13 Riccardo Scimeca, English footballer
  • 1975-06-18 Aleksandrs Koliņko, Latvian footballer
  • 1975-06-20 Daniel Zítka, Czech footballer
  • 1975-06-26 Terry Skiverton, English football player (Yeovil Town), born in Mile End, England
  • 1975-07-05 Hernán Crespo, Argentine soccer striker, coach (Argentina 64 caps, 35 goals; Parma, Chelsea, Banfield), born in Florida Este, Argentina
  • 1975-07-11 Rubén Baraja, Spanish footballer
  • 1975-07-20 Erik Hagen, Norwegian footballer
  • 1975-07-25 Jean-Claude Darcheville, French footballer, born in Sinnamary, French Guiana, France
  • 1975-07-27 Alessandro Pistone, Italian footballer, born in Milan, Italy
  • 1975-07-29 Corrado Grabbi, Italian footballer
  • 1975-08-02 Mineiro [Carlos Luciano da Silva], Brazilian footballer, born in Porto Alegre, Brazil
  • 1975-08-06 Rik Platvoet, Dutch soccer player, (FC Twente, MVV)
  • 1975-08-07 Jimmy van Fessem, Dutch football goalkeeper (Willem II), born in Tilburg, Netherlands
  • 1975-08-15 Jurgen Dirkx, soccer player (PSV)
  • 1975-08-16 Didier Agathe, French footballer, born in Saint-Pierre, Réunion
  • 1975-08-17 İlhan Mansız, German born Turkish footballer and ice skater, born in Kempten, West Germany
  • 1975-08-22 Robert Enes, Australian soccer midfielder (Olyroos, Olympics 1996)
  • 1975-08-22 Clint Bolton, Australian former football goalkeeper, born in Bundaberg, Australia
  • 1975-08-24 Mark de Vries, Surinamese-Dutch footballer, born in Paramaribo, Suriname
  • 1975-08-27 Mark Rudan, Australian footballer
  • 1975-08-28 Jamie Cureton, English footballer (Bishop's Stortford), born in Bristol, England
  • 1975-08-28 Gareth Farrelly, Irish footballer (Aston Villa), born in Dublin
  • 1975-08-30 Radhi Jaïdi, Tunisian soccer defender (105 caps; Espérance, Bolton Wanderers, Birmingham City, Southampton), born in Tunis, Tunisia
  • 1975-09-04 Nikolaos Lyberopoulos, Greek footballer, born in Filiatra, Greece
  • 1975-09-05 George Boateng, Dutch footballer, born in Nkawkaw, Ghana
  • 1975-09-07 Harold Wallace, Costa Rican footballer, born in Heredia, Costa Rica
  • 1975-09-08 Lee Eul-Yong, South Korean footballer, born in Taebaek, South Korea
  • 1975-09-11 Juan Cobián, Argentine footballer, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 1975-09-29 Albert Celades, Spanish football player
  • 1975-10-04 Cristiano Lucarelli, Italian soccer striker and manager (6 caps; AS Liverno), born in Livorno, Italy
  • 1975-10-05 Bobo Baldé, Guinean footballer, born in Marseille, France
  • 1975-10-06 Jan Harm Schippers, Dutch soccer player (SC Heerenveen, Veendam)
  • 1975-10-09 Mark Viduka, Australian soccer striker (Olyroos, Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1975-10-10 Ramón Morales, Mexican soccer left-wing (64 caps; Guadalajara 382 games), born in La Piedad, Mexico
  • 1975-10-13 Leo Koswal, Dutch soccer player (Dordrecht '90), born in Breda, Netherlands
  • 1975-10-15 Glen Little, English footballer
  • 1975-10-16 Brynjar Gunnarsson, Icelandic footballer
  • 1975-10-21 Henrique Hilário, Portuguese footballer
  • 1975-10-22 Melchior Schoenmakers, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • 1975-10-22 Martín Cardetti, Argentine footballer
  • 1975-10-22 Míchel Salgado, Spanish footballer
  • 1975-10-24 Juan Pablo Ángel, Colombian footballer, born in Medellín, Colombia
  • 1975-10-31 Fabio Celestini, Swiss footballer, born in Lausanne, Switzerland
  • 1975-11-08 José Pinto, Spanish footballer, born in El Puerto de Santa María, Spain
  • 1975-11-13 Ivica Dragutinović, Serbian footballer
  • 1975-11-13 Quim, Portuguese footballer
  • 1975-11-30 Ben Thatcher, Welsh footballer
  • 1975-12-04 Marci Miller [Jobson], American soccer midfielder and coach (17 caps; coach Baylor), born in St. Charles, Illinois
  • 1975-12-07 Jamie Clapham, English footballer (Ipswich Town), born in Lincoln, England
  • 1975-12-10 Josip Skoko, Australian footballer
  • 1975-12-12 Craig Moore, Australian soccer defender and broadcaster (52 caps; Glasgow Rangers 175 games), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1975-12-16 Valentin Bădoi, Romanian footballer
  • 1975-12-19 Olivier Tebily, Ivorian footballer
  • 1975-12-20 Bartosz Bosacki, Polish footballer, born in Poznań, Poland
  • 1975-12-22 Dmitri Khokhlov, Russian footballer, born in Krasnodar, Russia
  • 1975-12-27 Patrick Paauwe, Dutch soccer player (PSV, Graafschap)
  • 1975-12-31 Toni Kuivasto, Finnish footballer, born in Tampere, Finland
  • 1976-01-03 Angelos Basinas, Greek soccer defensive midfielder (100 caps; European C'ship 2004), born in Chalkida, Greece
  • 1976-01-05 Diego Tristán, Spanish footballer, born in La Algaba, Spain
  • 1976-01-18 Vincent Polvliet, Dutch soccer player (FC Utrecht)
  • 1976-01-27 Ahn Jung-Hwan, Korean football player
  • 1976-01-28 Miltiadis Sapanis, Greek footballer
  • 1976-01-31 Traianos Dellas, Greek football player, born in Thessaloniki, Greece
  • 1976-02-05 John Aloisi, Australian footballer, born in Adelaide, Australia
  • 1976-02-07 Sreto Ristić, German footballer
  • 1976-02-08 Holly Manthei, soccer midfielder/forward (Olympics 1996), born in Edina, Minnesota
  • 1976-02-09 Georgios Korakakis, Greek footballer
  • 1976-02-21 Robin Confer, American soccer forward (Olympics 1996)
  • 1976-03-11 Thomas Gravesen, Danish footballer
  • 1976-03-17 Álvaro Recoba, Uruguayan footballer
  • 1976-03-18 Jovan Kirovski, American soccer player
  • 1976-03-19 Alessandro Nesta, Italian footballer
  • 1976-03-20 Arno Knapen, Dutch soccer player (Holten, FC Twente)
  • 1976-03-24 Danielle Garrett, Camp Hill Penn, soccer forward (Olympics 1996)
  • 1976-03-24 Aliou Cissé, Senegalese footballer
  • 1976-03-24 Athanasios Kostoulas, Greek footballer
  • 1976-03-25 Francis Bellew, Irish Gaelic footballer
  • 1976-03-26 Ufuk Talay, Australian soccer player and manager, born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1976-03-27 Djamel Belmadi, Algerian football player and manager (Al-Duhail), born in Champigny-sur-Marne, France
  • 1976-04-01 Clarence Seedorf, Dutch soccer midfielder (87 caps; AC Milan, Ajax, Real Madrid) and manager (AC Milan, Deportivo La Coruña, Cameroon), born in Paramaribo, Suriname
  • 1976-04-04 Emerson, Brazilian footballer (Brazil national team), born in Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
  • 1976-04-05 Simone Inzaghi, Italian footballer
  • 1976-04-05 Fernando Morientes, Spanish footballer
  • 1976-04-20 Shay Given, Irish footballer, born in Lifford, County Donegal, Ireland
  • 1976-04-22 Michał Żewłakow, Polish footballer
  • 1976-04-24 Steve Finnan, Irish footballer, born in Limerick, Ireland
  • 1976-04-25 Gilberto [Gilberto da Silva Melo], Brazilian soccer midfielder (36 caps; Hertha BSC; Flamengo), born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 1976-04-27 Walter Pandiani, Uruguayan footballer, born in Montevideo, Uruguay

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