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Football Players in Sports History (Part 23)

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  • 1981-01-09 Euzebiusz Smolarek, Polish footballer, born in Łódź, Poland
  • 1981-01-15 El Hadji Diouf, Senegalese footballer, born in Dakar, Senegal
  • 1981-01-16 Bobby Zamora, English footballer, born in Barking, United Kingdom
  • 1981-01-17 Warren Feeney, Northern Irish footballer, born in Belfast, United Kingdom
  • 1981-01-18 Khari Stephenson, Jamaican footballer, born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1981-01-19 Asier Del Horno, Spanish footballer, born in Barakaldo, Spain
  • 1981-01-19 Lucho González, Argentine footballer, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 1981-01-20 Owen Hargreaves, English football player & television pundit, born in Calgary, Canada
  • 1981-01-21 Ivan Ergić, Serbian footballer
  • 1981-01-22 Ibrahima Sonko, French footballer, born in Bignona, Senegal
  • 1981-01-23 Rob Friend, Canadian football player, born in Rosetown, Canada
  • 1981-01-25 Francis Jeffers, English footballer, born in Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • 1981-01-30 Dimitar Berbatov, Bulgarian footballer, born in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria
  • 1981-01-30 Peter Crouch, English footballer, born in Macclesfield, United Kingdom
  • 1981-01-31 Julio Arca, Argentinian football player, born in Quilmes, Argentina
  • 1981-02-01 Luis Lamá, Angolan soccer goalkeeper (56 caps; Petro Luanda), born in Luanda, Angola
  • 1981-02-03 Maurice Ross, Scottish footballer
  • 1981-02-05 Loukas Vyntra, Greek football player, born in Město Albrechtice, Czechia
  • 1981-02-10 Andrew Johnson, English footballer, born in Bedford, United Kingdom
  • 1981-02-11 Scot Thompson, American soccer player, born in NYC, New York
  • 1981-02-13 Luisão [Ânderson Luís da Silva], Brazilian footballer, born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • 1981-02-13 Liam Miller, Irish soccer midfielder (21 caps; Sunderland, Hibernian), born in Cork, Republic of Ireland (d. 2018)
  • 1981-02-15 Diego Martínez, Mexican footballer, born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • 1981-02-18 Ivan Sproule, Irish footballer, born in Castlederg, United Kingdom
  • 1981-02-19 Nicky Shorey, English footballer
  • 1981-02-20 Tony Hibbert, English footballer
  • 1981-02-22 Fredson Camara, Brazilian footballer, born in Monção, Brazil
  • 1981-02-23 Gareth Barry, English footballer (West Bromwich Albion F.C.), born in Hastings, United Kingdom
  • 1981-02-25 Park Ji-Sung, South Korean footballer
  • 1981-03-03 Emmanuel Pappoe, Ghanaian footballer
  • 1981-03-08 Michael Beauchamp, Australian footballer
  • 1981-03-09 Anders Nøhr, Danish footballer, born in Ikast, Denmark
  • 1981-03-10 Samuel Eto'o, Cameroonian footballer
  • 1981-03-10 Efthimios Kouloucheris, Greek footballer
  • 1981-03-10 Steven Reid, English-born footballer
  • 1981-03-15 Mikael Forssell, Finnish footballer
  • 1981-03-16 Yoav Ziv, Israeli footballer
  • 1981-03-17 Servet Çetin, Turkish Football Player
  • 1981-03-19 Kolo Touré, Ivorian footballer
  • 1981-03-26 Baruch Dego, Israeli football player, born in Addis Ababa., Ethiopia
  • 1981-03-27 Terry McFlynn, Northern Irish footballer, born in Magherafelt, Northern Ireland
  • 1981-03-29 Jlloyd Samuel, West Indian-born English footballer (Aston Villa), born on San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago
  • 1981-04-06 Robert Earnshaw, Welsh soccer striker (59 caps; scored hat-tricks in Premier League, Divisions 1, 2 & 3, FA Cup, League Cup and international match; Cardiff City), born in Mufulira, Zambia
  • 1981-04-09 Ireneusz Jeleń, Polish footballer (Polish national football team), born in Cieszyn, Poland
  • 1981-04-12 Nicolás Burdisso, Argentine footballer, born in Altos de Chipión, Córdoba, Argentina
  • 1981-04-13 Nat Borchers, American soccer player, born in Tucson, Arizona
  • 1981-04-15 Andrés D'Alessandro, Argentine football player
  • 1981-04-26 Matthieu Delpierre, French footballer, born in Nancy, France
  • 1981-04-27 Patrik Gerrbrand, Swedish footballer, born in Älvsjö, Sweden
  • 1981-04-29 George McCartney, Northern Irish footballer
  • 1981-04-30 John O'Shea, Irish footballer
  • 1981-05-01 Aliaksandr Hleb, Belarusian soccer winger (80 caps; VfB Stuttgart, Arsenal), born in Minsk, Belarus
  • 1981-05-02 Matt Murray, English football goalkeeper, born in Solihull, England
  • 1981-05-02 Chris Kirkland, English football goalkeeper, born in Barwell, England
  • 1981-05-04 Eric Djemba-Djemba, Cameroonian footballer, born in Douala, Cameroon
  • 1981-05-08 Andrea Barzagli, Italian footballer
  • 1981-05-10 Humberto Suazo, Chilean footballer
  • 1981-05-15 Patrice Evra, French-Senegalese footballer
  • 1981-05-17 Giannis Taralidis, Greek footballer
  • 1981-05-17 Leon Osman, English footballer
  • 1981-05-18 Mahamadou Diarra, Malian footballer, born in Bamako, Mali
  • 1981-05-19 Luciano Figueroa, Argentine footballer
  • 1981-05-20 Iker Casillas, Spanish footballer
  • 1981-05-27 Johan Elmander, Swedish footballer
  • 1981-05-27 Miloy, Angolan footballer
  • 1981-05-29 Andrei Arshavin, Russian soccer midfielder (Russia 75 caps, Zenit SP, Arsenal), born in Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • 1981-05-30 Andrey Arshavin, Russian Footballer
  • 1981-05-30 Ahmad Elrich, Australian footballer
  • 1981-06-04 Giourkas Seitaridis, Greek footballer
  • 1981-06-07 Kevin Kyle, Scottish soccer striker (Scotland 10 caps, Sunderland), born in Stranraer, Wigtownshire
  • 1981-06-10 Burton O'Brien, Scottish footballer
  • 1981-06-11 Emiliano Moretti, Italian footballer, born in Rome, Italy
  • 1981-06-16 Miguel Villalta, Peruvian footballer
  • 1981-06-20 Ardian Gashi, Albanian-Norwegian footballer
  • 1981-07-19 Nené [Anderson Luiz de Carvalho], Brazilian footballer (La Liga), born in Jundiaí, Brazil
  • 1981-07-20 Damien Delaney, Irish footballer
  • 1981-07-21 Joaquín Sánchez, Spanish footballer, born in El Puerto de Santa María, Spain
  • 1981-07-21 Titus Bramble, English footballer, born in Ipswich, Engalnd
  • 1981-07-25 Conor Casey, American soccer player (Colorado Rapids), born in Dover, New Hampshire
  • 1981-07-28 Michael Carrick, English footballer, born in Wallsend, England
  • 1981-07-29 Andrés Madrid, Argentine footballer
  • 1981-07-29 Troy Perkins, American soccer player

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1981-07-30 Hope Solo, American soccer player (US women's national team goalkeeper), born in Richland, Washington

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  • 1981-08-01 Stephen Hunt, Irish footballer, born in Port Laoise, Ireland
  • 1981-08-12 Tony Capaldi, Northern Ireland footballer
  • 1981-08-12 Djibril Cissé, French footballer
  • 1981-08-14 Matthew Etherington, English footballer, born in Truro, United Kingdom
  • 1981-08-16 Roque Santa Cruz, Paraguayan footballer, born in Asunción, Paraguay
  • 1981-08-18 César Delgado, Argentine footballer, born in Rosario, Argentina
  • 1981-08-18 Dimitris Salpingidis, Greek footballer, born in Thessaloniki, Greece
  • 1981-08-20 Bernard Mendy, French footballer (Paris Saint-Germain), born in Évreux, France
  • 1981-08-23 Stephan Loboué, Ivorian footballer, born in Pforzheim, Germany
  • 1981-08-23 Carlos Cuéllar, Spanish footballer, born in Madrid, Spain
  • 1981-08-28 Daniel Gygax, Swiss footballer, born in Zürich, Switzerland
  • 1981-08-28 Vaggelis Moras, Greek footballer, born in Larissa, Greece
  • 1981-09-04 Richard Garcia, Australian footballer, born in Perth, Australia
  • 1981-09-07 Gökhan Zan, Turkish footballer, born in Antakya, Hatay, Turkey
  • 1981-09-08 Morten Gamst Pedersen, Norwegian footballer (Tromsø), born in Vadsø, Norway
  • 1981-09-11 Andrea Dossena, Italian footballer (Piacenza), born in Lodi, Italy
  • 1981-09-13 Antonio Lopez, Spanish footballer (Atlético Madrid), born in Benidorm, Spain

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