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Football Players in Sports History (Part 21)

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Birthdays 2001 - 2,100 of 3,005

  • 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 (Liverpool), born in São Carlos, Brazil
  • 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
  • 1979-10-31 Simão Sabrosa, Portuguese footballer, born in Vila Real, Portugal
  • 1979-10-31 Ricardo Fuller, Jamaican footballer, born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1979-11-01 Milan Dudić, Serbian soccer defender (13 caps, Serbia and Montenegro; Red Star Belgrade), born in Kraljevo, Serbia
  • 1979-11-02 Marián Čišovský, Slovak soccer defender (15 caps; Inter Bratislava, Viktoria Plzeň), born in Humenné, Slovakia (d. 2020)
  • 1979-11-03 Pablo Aimar, Argentine soccer midfielder (52 caps; Valencia, Benfica), born in Río Cuarto, Argentina
  • 1979-11-07 Danny Fonseca, Costa Rican soccer midfielder (28 caps; Cartaginés 537 games), born in Cartago, Costa Rica
  • 1979-11-08 Aaron Hughes, Northern Irish footballer, born in Cookstown, Northern Ireland
  • 1979-11-14 Jean-Alain Boumsong, French footballer
  • 1979-11-15 Josemi, Spanish footballer
  • 1979-11-17 Matthew Spring, English footballer
  • 1979-11-19 Leam Richardson, English soccer player
  • 1979-11-21 Vincenzo Iaquinta, Italian footballer
  • 1979-11-27 Teemu Tainio, Finnish footballer
  • 1979-12-04 Jay DeMerit, American soccer defender (25 caps; Watford, Vancouver Whitecaps FC), born in Green Bay, Wisconsin
  • 1979-12-05 Matteo Ferrari, Italian footballer, born in Aflou, Algeria
  • 1979-12-05 Gareth McAuley, Northern Irish footballer (Rangers), born in Larne, Northern Ireland
  • 1979-12-06 Tim Cahill, Australian soccer forward (108 caps, 50 goals; Everton), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1979-12-07 Lampros Choutos, Greek footballer, born in Athens, Greece
  • 1979-12-08 Christian Wilhelmsson, Swedish footballer, born in Malmö Municipality, Sweden
  • 1979-12-09 Stephen McPhail, Irish footballer, born in City of Westminster, London
  • 1979-12-14 Michael Owen, English footballer (Liverpool, Arsenal), born in Chester, England
  • 1979-12-18 Carlos, Portuguese footballer
  • 1979-12-23 Kenny Miller, Scottish football player, born in Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • 1979-12-26 Fabián Carini, Uruguayan footballer, born in Montevideo, Uruguay
  • 1979-12-27 David Dunn, English footballer
  • 1979-12-30 Flávio, Angolan footballer
  • 1980-01-04 Miguel Monteiro, Portuguese footballer, born in Lisbon, Portugal
  • 1980-01-06 Steed Malbranque, French footballer, born in Mouscron, Belgium
  • 1980-01-13 Nils-Eric Johansson, Swedish footballer
  • 1980-01-13 Akira Kaji, Japanese footballer
  • 1980-01-14 Clive Clarke, Irish footballer, born in Dublin, Republic of Ireland
  • 1980-01-14 Cory Gibbs, American soccer player, born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • 1980-01-14 Ossama Haidar, Lebanese soccer player
  • 1980-01-16 Seydou Keita, Malian footballer, born in Bamako, Mali
  • 1980-01-18 Robert Green, English footballer, born in Chertsey, United Kingdom
  • 1980-01-21 Dave Kitson, English footballer
  • 1980-01-22 Jonathan Woodgate, English footballer, born in Nunthorpe, United Kingdom
  • 1980-01-25 Xavi [Xavier Hernández Creus], Spanish footballer, born in Terrassa, Spain
  • 1980-01-25 Efstathios Tavlaridis, Greek footballer, born in Serres, Greece
  • 1980-01-29 Ivan Klasnić, Croatian football player, born in Hamburg, Germany
  • 1980-01-30 Joãozinho, Brazilian footballer, born in Sergipe, Brazil
  • 1980-02-01 Moisés Muñoz, Mexican soccer goalkeeper (19 caps; Morelia, América), born in Aguililla, Mexico
  • 1980-02-01 Otilino Tenorio, Ecuadorian soccer forward (13 caps; Emelec), born in Guayaquil, Ecuador (d. 2005)
  • 1980-02-02 Oleguer Presas, Spanish football player
  • 1980-02-08 Stephen Wright, English footballer
  • 1980-02-09 Angelos Charisteas, Greek footballer
  • 1980-02-10 Steve Tully, English footballer, born in Paignton, United Kingdom
  • 1980-02-11 Titi Buengo, Angolan footballer, born in Luanda, Angola
  • 1980-02-11 Marco Bresciano, Australian soccer player, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1980-02-13 Sebastian Kehl, German footballer, born in Fulda, Germany
  • 1980-02-14 Fátima Leyva, Mexican footballer, born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • 1980-02-17 Klemi Saban, Israeli soccer defender (25 caps; Maccabi Netanya), born in Netanya, Israel
  • 1980-02-20 Artur Boruc, Polish footballer
  • 1980-02-28 Pascal Bosschaart, Dutch footballer, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • 1980-02-28 Piotr Giza, Polish footballer, born in Kraków, Poland
  • 1980-02-29 Taylor Twellman, American soccer forward (30 caps; New England Revolution), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1980-03-01 Djimi Traoré, Malian soccer defender (6 caps; Liverpool, Monaco), born in Saint-Ouen, Seine-Saint-Denis, France
  • 1980-03-04 Omar Bravo, Mexican footballer
  • 1980-03-11 Paul Scharner, Austrian footballer

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