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Football Players in Sports History (Part 17)

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  • 1976-05-05 Anastasios Pantos, Greek footballer, born in Korydallos, Greece
  • 1976-05-05 Juan Pablo Sorín, Argentine footballer (Argentine national team FIFA World Cups), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 1976-05-13 Mark Delaney, Welsh footballer
  • 1976-05-15 Jacek Krzynówek, Polish footballer
  • 1976-05-23 Ricardinho, Brazilian footballer
  • 1976-05-29 Caçapa, Brazilian soccer defender (Brazil 3 caps, Lyon), born in Lavras, Brazil
  • 1976-05-29 Yegor Titov, Russian soccer midfielder, coach (Russia 41 caps), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1976-06-10 Stefan Postma, Dutch footballer
  • 1976-06-12 Thomas Sørensen, Danish football goalkeeper, born in Fredericia, Denmark
  • 1976-06-14 Massimo Oddo, Italian football player
  • 1976-06-16 Frank van Twillert, soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles)
  • 1976-06-19 Bryan Hughes, English footballer
  • 1976-06-20 Juliano Belletti, Brazilian footballer
  • 1976-06-21 Nigel Lappin, Australian Rules Football defender (Brisbane Lions premiers 2001-03), born in Corowa, New South Wales
  • 1976-06-23 Wade Barrett, American soccer player
  • 1976-06-23 Patrick Vieira, French footballer
  • 1976-06-25 José Cancela, Uruguayan footballer, born in Santa Lucía, Uruguay
  • 1976-07-01 Patrick Kluivert, Dutch soccer striker (Netherlands 79 caps)), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 1976-07-01 Hannu Tihinen, Finnish soccer defender (Finland 76 caps), born in Keminmaa, Finland
  • 1976-07-01 Ruud van Nistelrooy, Dutch soccer striker (Netherlands 70 caps, Man U), born in Oss, Netherlands
  • 1976-07-02 Krisztián Lisztes, Hungarian footballer
  • 1976-07-05 Nuno Gomes, Portuguese footballer, born in Amarante, Portugal
  • 1976-07-07 Dominic Foley, Irish footballer, born in Cork, Ireland
  • 1976-07-08 Michael Renfurm, Surinam/Dutch soccer player (Sparta)
  • 1976-07-08 Staci Wilson, soccer defender (Olympics 1996), born in Livingston, New Jersey
  • 1976-07-08 Talal El Karkouri, Moroccan footballer
  • 1976-07-10 Ludovic Giuly, French footballer
  • 1976-07-10 Edmílson Gomes, Brazilian footballer
  • 1976-07-16 Carlos Humberto Paredes, Paraguyan footballer and coach, born in Asunción, Paraguay
  • 1976-07-19 Gonzalo de los Santos, Uruguayan footballer
  • 1976-07-27 Fernando Ricksen, Dutch soccer midfielder (12 caps; Glasgow Rangers), born in Hoensbroek, Limburg (d. 2019)
  • 1976-07-31 Paulo Wanchope, Costa Rican footballer
  • 1976-08-01 Nwankwo Kanu, Nigerian soccer player (Ajax), born in Owerri, Imo, Nigeria
  • 1976-08-01 Hasan Şaş, Turkish footballer and manager (Galatasaray), born in Karataş, Turkey
  • 1976-08-01 Søren Jochumsen, Danish footballer, born in Horsens, Denmark
  • 1976-08-04 Andrew McLeod, Australian footballer
  • 1976-08-05 Marians Pahars, Latvian footballer, born in Chornobai, Ukraine
  • 1976-08-07 Dimitrios Eleftheropoulos, Greek footballer, born in Piraeus, Greece
  • 1976-08-15 Boudewijn Send, soccer player (PSV)
  • 1976-08-16 Jonatan Johansson, Finnish soccer striker, manager (106 caps; Rangers, Charlton), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1976-08-21 Jeff Cunningham, Jamaican American soccer player, born in Montego Bay, Jamaica
  • 1976-08-23 Kate Sobrero, American soccer defender (Olympics 1996), born in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
  • 1976-08-24 Bjorn van der Doelen, Dutch soccer player (PSV), born in Goirle, Netherlands
  • 1976-08-24 Nordin Wooter, Dutch soccer player (Ajax), born in Breda, Netherlands
  • 1976-08-26 Carey Tally, American soccer midfielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1976-08-28 Federico Magallanes, Uruguayan footballer, born in Montevideo, Uruguay
  • 1976-08-29 Jon Dahl Tomasson, Danish footballer, born in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 1976-08-29 Pablo Mastroeni, American soccer player, born in Mendoza, Argentina
  • 1976-08-31 Roque Júnior, Brazilian footballer (World Cup 2002), born in Santa Rita do Sapucaí, Brazil
  • 1976-09-01 Sebastián Rozental, Chilean soccer forward (27 caps; Universidad Católica, Rangers, Grasshopper Club Zürich, Unión Española), born in Santiago, Chile
  • 1976-09-06 Danny Blankers, Dutch soccer player (PSV/Willem II), born in Goirle, Netherlands
  • 1976-09-08 Gerald Drummond, Costa Rican footballer, born in Limón, Costa Rica
  • 1976-09-08 Jervis Drummond, Costa Rican footballer, born in Limón, Costa Rica
  • 1976-09-09 Aki Riihilahti, Finnish footballer, born in Helsinki, Finland
  • 1976-09-12 Maciej Żurawski, Polish footballer, born in Poznań, Poland
  • 1976-09-13 Giorgos Koltzos, Greek footballer, born in Athen, Greece

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1976-09-18 Ronaldo [Luís Nazário de Lima], Brazilian retired soccer player, popularly described as "O Fenômeno" (The Phenomenon), born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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  • 1976-09-21 Poul Hübertz, Danish footballer
  • 1976-09-26 Michael Ballack, German footballer, born in Görlitz, Germany
  • 1976-09-27 Francesco Totti, Italian footballer
  • 1976-09-29 Andriy Shevchenko, Ukrainian football player
  • 1976-09-29 Darren Byfield, English football player
  • 1976-10-04 Mauro Camoranesi, Italian soccer winger and manager (55 caps; Juventus), born in Tandil, Argentina
  • 1976-10-07 Santiago Solari, Argentinian footballer, born in Rosario, Argentina
  • 1976-10-07 Gilberto Silva, Brazilian soccer defender (93 caps; Arsenal, Panathinaikos), born in Lagoa da Prata, Minas Gerais
  • 1976-10-17 Sebastián Abreu, Uruguayan footballer
  • 1976-10-25 Steve Jones, Northern Irish footballer, born in Derry, Northern Ireland
  • 1976-10-30 Stern John, Trinidadian footballer (Columbus Crew), born in Tunapuna, Trinidad and Tobago
  • 1976-10-31 Guti [José María Gutiérrez Hernández], Spanish footballer, born in Torrejón de Ardoz, Spain
  • 1976-11-03 Guillermo Franco, Mexican soccer striker (25 caps; Villarreal), born in Corrientes, Argentina
  • 1976-11-04 Mario Melchiot, Dutch footballer
  • 1976-11-10 Steffen Iversen, Norwegian footballer, born in Oslo, Norway
  • 1976-11-10 Shefki Kuqi, Finnish footballer (Sheffield Wednesday), born in Vushtrri, SFR Yugoslavia
  • 1976-11-12 Mirosław Szymkowiak, Polish footballer, born in Poznań, Poland
  • 1976-11-16 Juha Pasoja, Finnish footballer, born in Kemi, Finland
  • 1976-11-19 Stylianos Venetidis, Greek soccer player
  • 1976-11-21 Martin Meichelbeck, German footballer
  • 1976-11-22 Torsten Frings, German footballer
  • 1976-11-22 Adrian Bakalli, Belgian footballer
  • 1976-11-25 Clint Mathis, American soccer forward (46 caps; Los Angeles Galaxy; MetroStars; Hannover 96), born in Conyers, Georgia
  • 1976-12-07 Brent Johnson, Canadian football player (BC Lions), born in Kingston, Ontario
  • 1976-12-12 Lloyd Owusu, English-Ghanaian football player, born in Slough, England
  • 1976-12-13 Radosław Sobolewski, Polish footballer, born in Białystok, Poland
  • 1976-12-13 Søren Friis, Danish footballer (AC Horsens)
  • 1976-12-14 Santiago Ezquerro, Spanish footballer (Athletic Bilbao), born in Calahorra, Spain
  • 1976-12-15 Baichung Bhutia, Indian footballer
  • 1976-12-17 Nir Davidovich, Israeli footballer
  • 1976-12-17 Patrick Müller, Swiss footballer
  • 1976-12-23 Dimitris Mavrogenidis, Greek footballer, born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan
  • 1976-12-25 Scott Vermillion, American soccer defender (Olympic gold 1996), born in Independence, Missouri
  • 1977-01-01 Hasan Salihamidžić, Bosnian soccer utility (42 caps; Bayern Munich, 234 games, sporting director), born in Jablanica, Bosnia & Herzegovina
  • 1977-01-03 Lee Bowyer, English soccer midfielder and manager (1 cap; Leeds United; manager Charlton Athletic 2018-19), born in London, England
  • 1977-01-17 Ali el Kattabi, Dutch soccer player (Sparta), born in Schiedam, Netherlands
  • 1977-01-19 Lauren, Cameroonian footballer, born in Kribi, Cameroon
  • 1977-01-21 Phil Neville, English footballer
  • 1977-01-22 Hidetoshi Nakata, Japanese footballer, born in Kofu, Japan
  • 1977-02-01 Kevin Kilbane, Irish soccer left back, winger (110 caps Republic of Ireland; WBA, Sunderland, Everton), born in Preston, England
  • 1977-02-02 Libor Sionko, Czech football player
  • 1977-02-06 Jason Euell, English footballer, born in Lambeth, London
  • 1977-02-10 Salif Diao, Senegalese footballer, born in Kédougou, Senegal

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