Football Players in Sports History (Part 20)

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Birthdays 1901 - 2,000 of 2,962

  • 1979-01-12 Grzegorz Rasiak, Polish footballer, born in Szczecin, Poland
  • 1979-01-15 Martin Petrov, Bulgarian footballer, born in Vratsa, Bulgaria
  • 1979-01-18 Paulo Ferreira, Portuguese footballer, born in Cascais, Portugal
  • 1979-01-19 Josu Sarriegi, Spanish football player, born in Lazkao, Spain
  • 1979-02-01 Juan Silveira dos Santos, Brazilian soccer defender (79 caps; Flamengo, Bayer Leverkusen, Roma, Internacional), born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 1979-02-13 Rafael Márquez, Mexican footballer, born in Zamora, Mexico
  • 1979-02-14 Pablo Pallante, Uruguayan footballer, born in Montevideo, Uruguay
  • 1979-02-15 Josh Low, English footballer, born in Bristol, United Kingdom
  • 1979-02-19 Clinton Morrison, Irish footballer
  • 1979-02-19 Steve Cherundolo, American soccer player
  • 1979-02-21 Pascal Chimbonda, French footballer, born in Les Abymes, Guadeloupe
  • 1979-02-22 Brett Emerton, Australian footballer, born in Bankstown, Australia
  • 1979-02-26 Pedro Mendes, Portuguese footballer, born in Guimarães, Portugal
  • 1979-03-02 Damien Duff, Irish soccer winger (100 caps, Republic of Ireland; Blackburn Rovers, Chelsea, Newcastle United, Fulham), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1979-03-12 Edwin Villafuerte, Ecuadorian footballer
  • 1979-03-14 Nicolas Anelka, French footballer
  • 1979-03-14 Love, Angolan footballer
  • 1979-03-14 Sead Ramović, German-born Bosnian footballer
  • 1979-03-16 Edison Méndez, Ecuadorian footballer
  • 1979-03-18 Dramane Coulibaly, Malian footballer
  • 1979-03-18 Anthony Maher, American soccer player
  • 1979-03-19 Christos Patsatzoglou, Greek footballer
  • 1979-03-20 Bernard O'Connor, Gaelic Footballer
  • 1979-03-26 Pierre Wome, Cameroonian footballer
  • 1979-03-26 Nacho Novo, Spanish footballer
  • 1979-04-05 Timo Hildebrand, German footballer
  • 1979-04-10 Peter Kopteff, Finnish footballer, born in Helsinki, Finland
  • 1979-04-11 Malcolm Christie, English footballer, born in Stamford, England
  • 1979-04-12 Mateja Kežman, Serbian footballer, born in Belgrade, Serbia
  • 1979-04-14 Noé Pamarot, French footballer, born in Fontenay-sous-Bois, France
  • 1979-04-16 Sixto Peralta, Argentine footballer, born in Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina
  • 1979-04-18 Matthew Upson, English footballer (England national team World Cup 2010), born in Eye, England
  • 1979-04-22 Zoltan Gera, Hungarian footballer
  • 1979-04-29 Lee Dong-Gook, Korean footballer
  • 1979-04-30 Gerardo Torrado, Mexican footballer
  • 1979-05-14 Carlos Tenorio, Ecuadorian soccer forward (50 caps; LDU Quito, Al-Sadd), born in Esmeraldas, Ecuador
  • 1979-05-14 Clinton Morrison, English-born Irish footballer
  • 1979-05-17 Wayne Thomas, English footballer, born in Gloucester, England
  • 1979-05-18 Mariusz Lewandowski, Polish footballer
  • 1979-05-18 Julián Speroni, Argentine footballer
  • 1979-05-18 Milivoje Novakovič, Slovenian footballer
  • 1979-05-19 Diego Forlán, Uruguayan footballer
  • 1979-05-19 Andrea Pirlo, Italian footballer
  • 1979-05-21 Damián Ariel Álvarez, Argentinian footballer
  • 1979-05-25 Sam Sodje, Nigerian footballer, born in Greenwich, London
  • 1979-05-27 Mile Sterjovski, Australian footballer
  • 1979-05-29 Arne Friedrich, German soccer defender, coach (Germany 82 caps, Hertha BSC), born in Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
  • 1979-06-04 Naohiro Takahara, Japanese footballer
  • 1979-06-07 Kevin Hofland, Dutch footballer
  • 1979-06-08 Luis Ernesto Michel, Mexican football player
  • 1979-06-17 Nick Rimando, American soccer player, born in Montclair, California
  • 1979-06-25 Richard Hughes, Scottish footballer (Bournemouth), born in Glasgow
  • 1979-06-29 Andy O'Brien, Irish soccer defender (26 caps, Republic of Ireland; Newcastle United), born in Harrogate, England
  • 1979-07-03 Sotirios Kyrgiakos, Greek footballer
  • 1979-07-05 Stiliyan Petrov, Bulgarian footballer, born in Mihaylovgrad, Bulgaria
  • 1979-07-10 Mvondo Atangana, Cameroon footballer
  • 1979-07-11 Éric Abidal, French footballer
  • 1979-07-13 Craig Bellamy, Welsh soccer forward (78 caps; Newcastle United, Norwich City, Manchester City), born in Cardiff, Wales
  • 1979-07-15 Alexander Frei, Swiss footballer
  • 1979-07-19 Luke Young, English footballer
  • 1979-07-20 Miklos Feher, Hungarian football player (d. 2004)
  • 1979-07-29 Karim Essediri, Tunisian footballer
  • 1979-07-31 Per Krøldrup, Danish footballer
  • 1979-07-31 Carlos Marchena, Spanish footballer and coach, born in Las Cabezas de San Juan, Spain
  • 1979-08-01 Junior Agogo, Ghanaian footballer, born in Accra, Ghana
  • 1979-08-05 David Healy, Northern Irish footballer and manager (Linfield), born in Killyleagh, County Down
  • 1979-08-19 Oumar Kondé, Swiss footballer
  • 1979-08-24 Orlando Engelaar, Dutch international footballer, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • 1979-08-25 Marlon Harewood, English footballer
  • 1979-08-26 Cristian Mora, Ecuadorian footballer
  • 1979-08-26 Rubén Pazos, Spanish footballer
  • 1979-08-28 Markus Pröll, German footballer, born in Rheinbach, Germany
  • 1979-09-01 James O'Connor, Irish footballer
  • 1979-09-02 Tomer Ben Yosef, Israeli footballer
  • 1979-09-05 John Carew, Norwegian soccer forward (91 caps; Valencia, Aston Villa), born in Lørenskog, Norway
  • 1979-09-05 George O'Callaghan, Irish footballer, born in Cork, Ireland
  • 1979-09-06 Massimo Maccarone, Italian footballer, born in Galliate, Italy
  • 1979-09-06 Carlos Adrián Morales, Mexican footballer, born in La Piedad, Michoacán, Mexico
  • 1979-09-11 David Pizarro, Chilean footballer (Roma), born in Valparaíso, Chile
  • 1979-09-15 Carlos Ruiz, Guatemalan soccer player
  • 1979-09-17 Steffen Algreen, Danish footballer
  • 1979-09-18 Daniel Aranzubia, Spanish footballer, born in Logroño, Spain
  • 1979-09-20 Sean Davis, English footballer
  • 1979-09-21 Richard Dunne, Irish soccer defender (80 caps, Republic of Ireland; Everton, Manchester City, Aston Villa, QPR) and broadcaster (BT Sport ), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1979-09-21 Julian Gray, English footballer
  • 1979-09-24 Fábio Aurélio, Brazilian footballer
  • 1979-09-26 Jon Harley, English footballer, born in Maidstone, United Kingdom
  • 1979-09-30 Andy van der Meyde, Dutch footballer
  • 1979-10-01 Gilberto Martínez, Costa Rican soccer defender (61 caps; Brescia), born in Golfito, Costa Rica
  • 1979-10-02 Francisco Fonseca, Mexican soccer striker and broadcaster (43 caps, 21 goals), born in León, Guanajuato
  • 1979-10-05 Vincenzo Grella, Australian soccer player, born in Dandenong, Australia
  • 1979-10-06 David Di Tommaso, French footballer (d. 2005)
  • 1979-10-09 Gonzalo Sorondo, Uruguayan footballer (Defensor), born in Montevideo, Uruguay
  • 1979-10-13 Wes Brown, English footballer, born in Longsight, Manchester, England
  • 1979-10-15 Paul Robinson, English football player
  • 1979-10-15 Māris Verpakovskis, Latvian football player
  • 1979-10-19 José Luis "Parejita" López, Mexican footballer
  • 1979-10-20 Paul Ifill, Barbadian footballer
  • 1979-10-23 Simon Davies, Welsh footballer
  • 1979-10-25 Rob Hulse, English footballer (Sheffield United), born in Crewe, England

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