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Person of interestWayne Rooney

1985-10-24 Wayne Rooney, English soccer midfielder (England 119 caps, Man U, Everton), born in Liverpool, England

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  • 1985-10-29 Severino Jefferson, Brazilian football player
  • 1985-11-04 Marcell Jansen, German footballer, born in Mönchengladbach, West Germany
  • 1985-11-14 Thomas Vermaelen, Belgian footballer
  • 1985-11-19 Chris Eagles, English footballer
  • 1985-11-21 Jesús Navas, Spanish footballer
  • 1985-11-22 Asamoah Gyan, Ghanaian footballer
  • 1985-12-14 Jakub Błaszczykowski, Polish footballer, born in Truskolasy, Silesian Voivodeship, Poland
  • 1985-12-19 Gary Cahill, English soccer defender (61 caps; Chelsea, Bolton), born in Dronfield, Derbyshire
  • 1985-12-19 Neil Kilkenny, English-born Australian footballer
  • 1985-12-27 Logan Bailly, Belgian football goalkeeper
  • 1986-01-03 Jacob Timpano, Australian soccer player
  • 1986-01-04 James Milner, English footballer, born in Wortley, Leeds
  • 1986-01-06 Paul McShane, Irish footballer, born in Wicklow, Republic of Ireland
  • 1986-01-07 Grant Leadbitter, English footballer, born in Chester-le-Street, United Kingdom
  • 1986-01-08 David Silva, Spanish footballer, born in Arguineguín, Spain
  • 1986-01-12 Miguel Ángel Nieto, Spanish footballer, born in Madrid, Spain
  • 1986-01-23 Steven Taylor, English footballer, born in Greenwich, London
  • 1986-01-25 Chris O'Grady, English footballer, born in Nottingham, United Kingdom
  • 1986-01-29 Mark Howard, English football player, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1986-01-29 Simon Vukčević, Montenegrin football player, born in Podgorica, Montenegro
  • 1986-01-31 Yves Makabu-Makalambay, Congolese football goalkeeper, born in Brussels, Belgium
  • 1986-02-03 David Edwards, Welsh soccer midfielder (43 caps; Wolverhampton Wanderers 284 games), born in Pontesbury, England
  • 1986-02-05 Billy Sharp, English footballer, born in Sheffield, United Kingdom
  • 1986-02-05 Manuel Fernandes, Portuguese footballer, born in Lisbon, Portugal
  • 1986-02-10 Radamel Falcao García Zárate, Colombian football player (AS Monaco, Colombia national team), born in Santa Marta, Colombia
  • 1986-02-13 Luke Moore, English footballer, born in Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • 1986-02-15 Gabriel Paletta, Argentine-born Italian footballer, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 1986-02-17 Joey O'Brien, Irish footballer, born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1986-02-18 Marc Torrejón, Spanish footballer, born in Barcelona, Spain
  • 1986-02-19 Marta, Brazilian footballer
  • 1986-02-26 Makelele, Brazilian footballer, born in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • 1986-03-01 Jonathan Spector, American soccer defender (36 caps; West Ham United, Birmingham City), born in Arlington Heights, Illinois
  • 1986-03-04 Tom De Mul, Belgian footballer
  • 1986-03-04 Bohdan Shust, Ukrainian footballer
  • 1986-03-05 Matty Fryatt, English footballer
  • 1986-03-14 Andy Taylor, British/English footballer
  • 1986-03-18 Abdennour Cherif El Ouazzani, Algerian footballer
  • 1986-03-24 Anthony McMahon, English footballer
  • 1986-03-27 Manuel Neuer, German football player (Bayern Munich, German national team), born in Gelsenkirchen, West Germany
  • 1986-03-29 Sylvan Ebanks-Blake, English footballer
  • 1986-03-30 Sergio Ramos, Spanish soccer defender (Europe's most capped male outfield player; Real Madrid), born in Camas, Seville, Andalusia
  • 1986-04-02 Ibrahim Afellay, Dutch soccer midfielder (53 caps; PSV Eindhoven), born in Utrecht, Netherlands
  • 1986-04-03 Sergio Sánchez Ortega, Spanish footballer (Espanyol), born in Mataró, Spain
  • 1986-04-04 Aiden McGeady, Republic of Ireland national team footballer, born in Rutherglen, Scotland
  • 1986-04-08 Igor Akinfeev, Russian footballer ( CSKA Moscow.), born in Vidnoye, Russian SFSR
  • 1986-04-10 Vincent Kompany, Belgian footballer (Manchester City, Belgium National Team), born in Uccle, Brussels, Belgium
  • 1986-04-12 Blerim Džemaili, Swiss footballer (Switzerland national team), born in Tetovo, Macedonia
  • 1986-04-14 Matt Derbyshire, English footballer, born in Great Harwood, United Kingdom
  • 1986-04-15 Quincy Owusu-Abeyie, Dutch footballer
  • 1986-04-18 Maurice Edu, American soccer player, born in Fontana, California
  • 1986-05-01 Christian Benítez, Ecuadorian soccer striker (58 caps; El Nacional, Santos Laguna, América), born in Quito, Ecuador (d. 2013)
  • 1986-05-08 Marvell Wynne, American soccer player
  • 1986-05-11 Abou Diaby, French footballer
  • 1986-05-11 Ronny, Brazilian footballer
  • 1986-05-13 Scott Sutter, Swiss footballer
  • 1986-05-15 Matías Fernández, Chilean footballer
  • 1986-05-15 Adam Moffat, Scottish football player, born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1986-05-16 Andy Keogh, Irish footballer (Wolverhampton Wanderers)
  • 1986-05-20 Dexter Blackstock, English footballer
  • 1986-05-23 Ruben Zadkovich, Australian soccer player
  • 1986-05-25 Yoan Gouffran, French footballer, born in Villeneuve-Saint-Georges, France
  • 1986-05-28 Charles N'Zogbia, French footballer
  • 1986-06-16 Urby Emanuelson, Dutch footballer
  • 1986-06-16 Rodrigo Defendi, Brazilian footballer
  • 1986-06-16 Fernando Muslera, Uruguayan footballer
  • 1986-06-22 Ramin Ott, American Samoan football player, born in Pago Pago, America Samoa
  • 1986-06-25 Charlie Davies, American soccer player (New England Revolution), born in Manchester, New Hampshire
  • 1986-07-08 Renata Costa, Brazilian footballer
  • 1986-07-11 Yoann Gourcuff, French footballer
  • 1986-07-11 Ryan Jarvis, English footballer
  • 1986-08-01 Andrew Taylor, English footballer (Bolton Wanderers), born in Hartlepool, England
  • 1986-08-13 Joseph Lapira, American soccer player, born in Rochester, New York
  • 1986-09-04 James Younghusband, Philippine footballer, born in Ashford, United Kingdom
  • 1986-09-08 João Moutinho, Portuguese footballer, born in Barreiro, Portugal
  • 1986-09-14 Alan Sheehan, Irish footballer (Luton Town), born in Athlone, Ireland
  • 1986-09-17 Landry Mulemo, Belgian footballer
  • 1986-09-23 Martin Cranie, English footballer
  • 1986-09-28 Andrés Guardado, Mexican soccer midfielder (158 caps; Deportivo La Coruña, Valencia, PSV), born in Guadalajara, Jalisco
  • 1986-10-07 Lee Nguyen, American soccer player, born in Richardson, Texas
  • 1986-10-07 Gunnar Nielsen, Faroese footballer, born in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands
  • 1986-10-12 Sergio Peter, German footballer (SpVgg Neckarelz), born in Ludwigshafen, West Germany
  • 1986-10-14 Tom Craddock, English footballer
  • 1986-10-21 Chibuzor Chilaka, English footballer
  • 1986-10-22 Kara Lang, Canadian soccer player
  • 1986-10-23 Jake Robinson, English footballer
  • 1986-10-24 John Ruddy, English footballer (Wolverhampton Wanderers), born in St Ives, Cambridgeshire, England
  • 1986-10-27 Matty Pattison, South African footballer (Whickham), born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 1986-11-05 Kasper Schmeichel, Danish footballer, born in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 1986-11-17 Nani, Portuguese football player
  • 1986-12-02 Claudiu Keșerü, Romanian soccer forward (37 caps; FC Nantes, Steaua București), born in Oradea, Romania
  • 1986-12-10 Matthew Bates, English footballer
  • 1986-12-12 Përparim Hetemaj, Finnish footballer, born in Srbica, SFR Yugoslavia
  • 1986-12-19 Ryan Babel, Dutch Footballer
  • 1986-12-25 Doug Loft, English footballer, born in Maidstone, United Kingdom
  • 1986-12-28 Tom Huddlestone, English footballer, born in Nottingham, United Kingdom
  • 1987-01-07 Davide Astori, Italian footballer (Milan), born in San Giovanni Bianco, Italy (d. 2018)
  • 1987-01-09 Lucas Pezzini Leiva, Brazilian football player, born in Dourados, Brazil
  • 1987-01-11 Jamie Vardy, English football player (Leicester City, England), born in Sheffield, England

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