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Football Players in Sports History (Part 19)

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  • 1977-10-19 Raúl Tamudo, Spanish footballer
  • 1977-10-20 Matt Jansen, English footballer, born in Carlisle, England
  • 1977-10-24 Iván Kaviedes, Ecuadorian football player, born in Santo Domingo, Ecuador
  • 1977-10-25 Birgit Prinz, German footballer (three-time FIFA World Player of the Year), born in Frankfurt am Main, West Germany
  • 1977-10-27 Jiří Jarosík, Czech footballer, born in Ústí nad Labem, Czechoslovakia
  • 1977-11-05 Richard Wright, English football goalkeeper and coach (Manchester City), born in Ipswich, England
  • 1977-11-11 Maniche, Portuguese footballer (Porto), born in Lisbon, Portugal
  • 1977-11-12 Benni McCarthy, South African footballer, born in Cape Town, South Africa
  • 1977-11-21 Bruno Berner, Swiss footballer
  • 1977-11-22 Michael Preston, English footballer
  • 1977-11-28 Fabio Grosso, Italian footballer
  • 1977-11-28 Gavin Rae, Scottish footballer
  • 1977-11-30 Iván Guerrero, Honduran footballer
  • 1977-12-02 Siyabonga Nomvethe, South African soccer forward (81 caps; Moroka Swallows, AmaZulu), born in Durban, South Africa
  • 1977-12-06 Paul McVeigh, Irish footballer (Norwich City), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • 1977-12-16 Sylvain Distin, French footballer
  • 1977-12-31 Wardy Alfaro, Costa Rican footballer, born in Alajuela, Costa Rica
  • 1978-01-01 Philip Mulryne, Northern Irish soccer midfielder (27 caps; Norwich City) and Dominican friar and priest, born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • 1978-01-09 Gennaro Gattuso, Italian footballer, born in Corigliano Calabro, Italy
  • 1978-01-11 Michael Duff, Northern Irish footballer, born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • 1978-01-11 Emile Heskey, English footballer, born in Leicester, United Kingdom
  • 1978-01-12 Bonaventure Kalou, Ivorian footballer, born in Oumé, Côte d’Ivoire
  • 1978-01-20 Allan Søgaard, Danish football player, born in Brædstrup, Denmark
  • 1978-01-25 Jason Roberts, English-born footballer, born in London, United Kingdom
  • 1978-01-28 Gianluigi Buffon, Italian footballer
  • 1978-01-28 Papa Bouba Diop, Senegalese soccer midfielder (63 caps; Lens, Fulham, Portsmouth, West Ham Utd), born in Dakar, Senegal (d. 2020)
  • 1978-01-28 Jamie Carragher, English footballer
  • 1978-01-31 Fabián Caballero, Argentine footballer, born in Misiones Province, Argentina
  • 1978-02-02 Barry Ferguson, Scottish football player
  • 1978-02-07 Daniel Van Buyten, Belgian footballer
  • 1978-02-14 Laurie Schwoy, American soccer forward (Olympics 1996)
  • 1978-02-18 Josip Šimunić, Croatian footballer, born in Canberra, Australia
  • 1978-02-19 Michalis Konstantinou, Greek-Cypriot footballer
  • 1978-02-26 Abdoulaye Diagne-Faye, Senegalese footballer, born in Dakar, Senegal
  • 1978-02-27 James Beattie, English footballer, born in Lancaster, England
  • 1978-03-09 Lucas Neill, Australian footballer, born in Sydney
  • 1978-03-11 Didier Drogba, Ivorian football player (Chelsea, Phoenix Rising FC, Ivorian national team), born in Abidjan, Ivory Coast
  • 1978-03-11 Albert Luque, Spanish footballer
  • 1978-03-18 Jonas Wallerstedt, Swedish footballer
  • 1978-03-23 Walter Samuel, Argentine footballer
  • 1978-03-31 Jérôme Rothen, French soccer winger (France 13 caps, Paris SG, Caen, Monaco), born in Châtenay-Malabry, France
  • 1978-04-01 Antonio de Nigris, Mexican soccer striker (16 caps; Monterrey, Villarreal), born in Monterrey, Mexico (d. 2009)
  • 1978-04-04 Alan Mahon, Irish footballer (Tranmere Rovers), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1978-04-08 Bernt Haas, Swiss footballer, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1978-04-09 Jorge Andrade, Portuguese soccer defender and manager (51 caps; Deportivo La Coruña), born in Lisbon, Portugal
  • 1978-04-11 Victor Sikora, Dutch soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles), born in Deventer, Netherlands
  • 1978-04-13 Carles Puyol, Spanish footballer, born in La Pobla de Segur, Spain
  • 1978-04-19 Gabriel Heinze, Argentinian footballer and manager (Vélez Sarsfield), born in Crespo, Argentina
  • 1978-04-21 Jacob Burns, Australian footballer
  • 1978-04-26 Peter Madsen, Danish retired footballer, born in Roskilde, Madsen
  • 1978-05-04 Brett Burton, Australian Football Player for the Adelaid Crows, born in Whyalla, Australia
  • 1978-05-05 Bruno Cheyrou, French footballer, born in Suresnes, France
  • 1978-05-08 Cindy Parlow, soccer forward (Olympics 1996), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1978-05-08 Lúcio, Brazilian footballer
  • 1978-05-09 Leandro Damián Cufré, Argentine footballer
  • 1978-05-13 Steve Mildenhall, English football player
  • 1978-05-14 André Macanga, Angolan footballer
  • 1978-05-14 Gustavo Varela, Uruguayan footballer
  • 1978-05-14 Brent Harvey, Australian footballer
  • 1978-05-15 Edu, Brazilian footballer
  • 1978-05-15 Dwayne DeRosario, Canadian footballer
  • 1978-05-16 Lionel Scaloni, Argentine retired footballer (World Cup 2006), born in Rosario, Argentina
  • 1978-05-17 Paddy Kenny, Irish goalkeeper
  • 1978-05-18 Ricardo Carvalho, Portuguese footballer (Chelsea, Real Madrid), born in Amarante, Portugal
  • 1978-05-19 Marcus Bent, English footballer
  • 1978-05-27 Adin Brown, American soccer player
  • 1978-06-05 Fernando Meira, Portuguese football player
  • 1978-06-09 Miroslav Klose, German footballer (Bayern Munich, Lazio), born in Opole, Poland
  • 1978-06-10 Brian West, American soccer player
  • 1978-06-15 Wilfred Bouma, Dutch footballer
  • 1978-06-20 Frank Lampard, English footballer
  • 1978-06-20 Jan-Paul Saeijs, Dutch footballer
  • 1978-06-21 Cristiano Lupatelli, Italian footballer and coach, born in Perugia, Italy
  • 1978-06-21 Dejan Ognjanović, Montenegrin football player
  • 1978-06-24 Pantelis Kafes, Greek footballer
  • 1978-06-24 Shunsuke Nakamura, Japanese footballer
  • 1978-06-24 Juan Román Riquelme, Argentine footballer
  • 1978-06-24 Luis García, Spanish footballer
  • 1978-07-04 Emile Mpenza, Belgian footballer, born in Zellik, Belgium
  • 1978-07-07 Leonardo Morales, Venezuelan soccer goalkeeper (26 caps; Carabobo, Zulia), born in El Tigre, Venezuela
  • 1978-07-20 Jen Grubb, Elk Hart Indiana, soccer defender (Olympics 1996)
  • 1978-07-21 Gary Teale, Scottish football player and coach, born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1978-07-22 Dennis Rommedahl, Danish footballer
  • 1978-07-23 Stuart Elliott, Northern Irish footballer, born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • 1978-08-02 Goran Gavrančić, Serbian footballer, born in Belgrade, Serbia
  • 1978-08-03 Mariusz Jop, Polish footballer, born in Ostrowiec Świętokrzyski, Poland
  • 1978-08-05 Lorrie Fair, soccer defender (Olympics 1996), born in Los Altos, California
  • 1978-08-08 Alan Maybury, Irish footballer
  • 1978-08-08 Louis Saha, French footballer
  • 1978-08-10 Daniel Allsopp, Australian footballer
  • 1978-08-13 Benjani Mwaruwari, Zimbabwean footballer, born in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
  • 1978-08-14 Anastasios Kyriakos, Greek footballer, born in Giannouli, Greece
  • 1978-08-15 Stavros Tziortziopoulos, Greek footballer
  • 1978-08-21 Alan Lee, Irish footballer, born in Galway, Ireland
  • 1978-08-29 Celestine Babayaro, Nigerian footballer, born in Kaduna, Nigeria
  • 1978-08-31 Philippe Christanval, French footballer
  • 1978-09-01 Max Vieri, Australian soccer forward (6 caps; Verona, Napoli), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1978-09-03 John Curtis, English footballer, born in Nuneaton, England
  • 1978-09-07 Erwin Koen, Dutch footballer, born in Den Helder, Netherlands
  • 1978-09-08 Gerard Autet, Spanish footballer, born in Manlleu, Spain

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