Football Players in Sports History (Part 29)

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  • 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
  • 1987-01-12 Salvatore Sirigu, Italian footballer, born in Nuoro, Italy
  • 1987-01-15 David Knight, English footballer, born in Houghton-le-Spring, United Kingdom
  • 1987-01-19 Edgar Manucharyan, Armenian footballer, born in Yerevan, Armenia
  • 1987-01-21 Joe Ledley, Welsh footballer
  • 1987-01-22 Shane Long, Irish soccer striker (fastest EPL goal 7.69s 2019), born in Gortnahoe, Republic of Ireland

Person of interestLuis Suárez

1987-01-24 Luis Suárez, Uruguayan football player (Barcelona, Uruguay national team), born in Salto, Uruguay

Football Player Luis Suárez
Football Player
Luis Suárez
  • 1987-02-01 Giuseppe Rossi, Italian-American soccer forward (30 caps Italy; Villarreal), born in Teaneck, New Jersey
  • 1987-02-02 Gerard Piqué, Spanish football player
  • 1987-02-09 Joe O'Cearuill, Irish footballer
  • 1987-02-14 David Wheater, English footballer, born in Redcar, United Kingdom
  • 1987-02-14 Edinson Cavani, Uruguayan football striker (Uruguay, PSG), born in Salto, Uruguay
  • 1987-02-28 Kerrea Gilbert, English footballer, born in Willesden, London
  • 1987-03-18 Mauro Zárate, Argentinian Footballer
  • 1987-03-18 Gabriel Mercado, Argentinian Footballer
  • 1987-03-18 Cesare Rickler, Italian footballer
  • 1987-03-19 Michal Švec, Czech footballer
  • 1987-03-20 Daniel Maa Boumsong, Cameroonian football player
  • 1987-03-20 Patrick Boyle, Scottish footballer
  • 1987-03-20 Pedro Ken, Brazilian footballer
  • 1987-03-20 Jô, Brazilian footballer
  • 1987-04-02 Pablo César Aguilar, Paraguayan soccer defender (28 caps; Sportivo Luqueño, América, Cruz Azul), born in Luque, Paraguay
  • 1987-04-03 Sal Zizzo, American soccer player (Atlanta United), born in San Diego, California
  • 1987-04-08 Royston Drenthe, Dutch footballer, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • 1987-04-16 Aaron Lennon, English footballer, born in Leeds, United Kingdom
  • 1987-04-18 Danny Guthrie, English footballer, born in Shrewsbury, England
  • 1987-04-19 Joe Hart, English soccer goalkeeper (75 caps; Manchester City 266 games), born in Shrewsbury, England
  • 1987-04-22 David Luiz Moreira Marinho, Brazilian football player (Chelsea, Brazil national team), born in Diadema, Brazil
  • 1987-04-24 Jan Vertonghen, Belgian footballer, born in Sint-Niklaas, Belgium
  • 1987-04-25 Johann Smith, American soccer player, born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1987-05-01 Leonardo Bonucci, Italian soccer centre-back (95 caps; Juventus), born in Viterbo, Italy
  • 1987-05-04 Francesc Fàbregas Soler, Spanish footballer (Chelsea, Spanish national team), born in Arenys de Mar, Spain
  • 1987-05-07 Michael Maidens, English footballer (d. 2007)
  • 1987-05-10 Anej Lovrečič, Slovenian football (soccer) player
  • 1987-05-11 Louis Murphy, American college football player
  • 1987-05-14 Franck Songo'o, Cameroonian footballer, born in Yaoundé, Cameron
  • 1987-05-19 David Edgar, Canadian football (soccer) player
  • 1987-05-19 Mariano Torres, Argentine footballer
  • 1987-05-25 Timothy Derijck, Belgian footballer, born in Liedekerke, Belgium
  • 1987-05-25 Yves De Winter, Belgian football goalkeeper, born in Lier, Belgium
  • 1987-06-06 Rubin Okotie, Austrian footballer, born in Karachi, Pakistan
  • 1987-06-10 Martin Harnik, Austrian footballer
  • 1987-06-16 Per Ciljan Skjelbred, Norwegian footballer
  • 1987-06-21 Dale Thomas, Australian AFL footballer, born in Victoria
  • 1987-06-21 Sebastian Prödl, Austrian footballer, born in Graz, Austria
  • 1987-06-24 Arturo Lupoli, Italian footballer

Person of interestLionel Messi

1987-06-24 Lionel Messi, Argentine soccer striker (6 x FIFA Ballon d’Or; 6 x European Golden Shoes; 10 x La Liga titles; 4 x UEFA Champions League; 6 x Copas del Rey; FC Barcelona), born in Rosario, Argentina

Football Star Lionel Messi
Football Star
Lionel Messi
  • 1987-06-26 Samir Nasri, French footballer (Antalyaspor), born in Septèmes-les-Vallons, France
  • 1987-07-14 Adam Johnson, English footballer (Sunderland), born in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
  • 1987-07-17 Moussa Dembélé, Belgian footballer, born in Pontoise, France
  • 1987-07-31 Michael Bradley, American soccer defender (USA 150 caps; Borussia Mönchengladbach), born in Princeton, New Jersey
  • 1987-08-01 Sébastien Pocognoli, Belgian footballer, born in Seraing, Belgium
  • 1987-08-19 Richard Stearman, English footballer
  • 1987-08-25 James Wesolowski, Australian footballer
  • 1987-08-29 Tony Kane, Irish footballer, born in Belfast, United Kingdom
  • 1987-08-31 Petros Kravaritis, Greek footballer
  • 1987-09-09 Alexandre Song, Cameroonian footballer, born in Douala, Cameroon
  • 1987-09-15 Aly Cissokho, French football (soccer) player
  • 1987-09-16 Louis Ngwat-Mahop, Cameroonian football player, born in Yaoundé, Cameroon
  • 1987-09-17 Paul Huntington, English footballer
  • 1987-09-24 Matthew Connolly, English footballer (Cardiff City), born in Barnet, England
  • 1987-10-05 Kevin Mirallas, Belgian footballer, born in Liège, Belgium
  • 1987-10-07 Jeremy Brockie, Australian footballer, born in Christchurch, New Zealand
  • 1987-10-17 Jarosław Fojut, Polish footballer
  • 1987-10-21 Anele Ngcongca, South African soccer defender (53 caps; Genk), born in Cape Town, South Africa (d. 2020)
  • 1987-10-22 Jake Richardson, English footballer
  • 1987-10-24 Anthony Vanden Borre, Belgian footballer, born in Likasi, Zaire (now Congo)
  • 1987-10-25 Darron Gibson, Irish football player (Manchester United), born in Derry, Northern Ireland
  • 1987-11-15 Isaiah Osbourne, English footballer
  • 1987-11-22 Marouane Fellaini, Belgian footballer
  • 1987-11-29 Stephen O'Halloran, Irish footballer, born in Cobh, Republic of Ireland
  • 1987-12-10 Gonzalo Higuaín, French-born Argentine footballer
  • 1987-12-19 Karim Benzema, French football player (Real Madrid, French national team), born in Lyon, France
  • 1988-01-03 Jonny Evans, Northern Irish soccer defender (84 caps; Manchester United, WBA, Leicester City), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • 1988-01-03 Ikechi Anya, Scottish soccer midfielder (29 caps; Watford, Derby County), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1988-01-12 Chris Casement, Irish footballer, born in Belfast, United Kingdom
  • 1988-01-16 Nicklas Bendtner, Danish footballer, born in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 1988-01-27 Kerlon Moura Souza, Brazilian footballer, born in Ipatinger, Brazil
  • 1988-02-04 Alexandros Pagalis, Greek footballer, born in Stuttgart, Germany
  • 1988-02-07 Matthew Stafford, American college football player
  • 1988-02-13 Keegan Hirst, British footballer (Wakefield Trinity) and England's 1st openly gay professional player, born in Batley, West Yorkshire
  • 1988-02-14 Ángel Di María, Argentine footballer, born in Rosario, Argentina
  • 1988-02-16 Denílson Pereira Neves, Brazilian footballer
  • 1988-02-22 Przemysław Kazimierczak, Polish footballer, born in Łęczyca, Poland
  • 1988-03-05 Trevor Carson, Northern Irish footballer
  • 1988-03-05 Bjarni Viðarsson, Icelandic footballer
  • 1988-03-08 Armanti Edwards, American college football player
  • 1988-03-10 Ivan Rakitić, Croatian football player (FC Barcelona, Croatian national team), born in Möhlin, Switzerland
  • 1988-03-15 Ever Guzman, Mexican footballer
  • 1988-03-21 Lee Cattermole, English footballer
  • 1988-04-03 Tim Krul, Dutch football goalkeeper (Netherlands National Team), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1988-04-03 Peter Hartley, English footballer (Motherwell), born in Hartlepool, England
  • 1988-04-04 Frank Fielding, English football goalkeeper, born in Blackburn, Lancashire
  • 1988-04-06 Fabrice Muamba, Anglo-Congolese footballer
  • 1988-04-13 Anderson Luís de Abreu Oliveira, Brazilian footballer, born in Porto Alegre, Brazil
  • 1988-04-21 Pedro Mosquera, Spanish footballer
  • 1988-04-23 Victor Anichebe, Nigerian footballer, born in Lagos, Nigeria

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