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Football Players in Sports History (Part 9)

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Birthdays 801 - 900 of 3,005

  • 1966-03-16 David Nascimento, soccer player (Roda JC/FC Utrecht)
  • 1966-03-19 Andy Sinton, English footballer
  • 1966-03-25 Anton Rogan, Irish footballer
  • 1966-04-01 Mehmet Özdilek, Turkish soccer midfielder (31 caps; Beşiktaş) and manager (BB Erzurumspor), born in Samsun, Turkey
  • 1966-04-02 Teddy Sheringham, English soccer striker (51 caps; Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur, Millwall), born in London, England
  • 1966-04-08 Mazinho, Brazilian footballer (1994 FIFA World Cup) and manager, born in Santa Rita, Brazil
  • 1966-04-13 Ali Boumnijel, Tunisian soccer goalkeeper (51 caps; Gueugnon, Club Africain), born in Menzel Jemil, Tunisia
  • 1966-04-24 Alessandro Costacurta, Italian footballer, born in Jerago con Orago, Italy
  • 1966-05-01 Olaf Thon, German soccer midfielder (52 caps; Bayern Munich, Schalke 04), born in Gelsenkirchen, Germany
  • 1966-05-08 Claudio Taffarel, Brazilian footballer and coach, born in Santa Rosa, Brazil
  • 1966-05-24 Eric Cantona, French footballer and actor (Looking for Eric), born in Marseille, France
  • 1966-06-06 Tony Yeboah, Ghanaian footballer
  • 1966-06-10 David Platt, English soccer midfielder (62 caps; Crewe Alexandra, Aston Villa, Sampdoria, Arsenal) and manager (Sampdoria, Nottingham Forest, England U21), born in Chadderton, England
  • 1966-07-05 Gianfranco Zola, Italian footballer and coach (Chelsea), born in Oliena, Italy
  • 1966-07-20 Carlo L'Ami, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • 1966-07-24 Martin Keown, English soccer defender (43 caps; Arsenal, Aston Villa), born in Oxford, Oxfordshire
  • 1966-08-11 Nigel Martyn, English soccer goalkeeper (23 caps; Crystal Palace, Leeds, Everton), born in St Austell, Cornwall
  • 1966-08-13 Miguel Miranda, Peruvian soccer goalkeeper (47 caps; Sporting Cristal) and coach (Alianza Atlético), born in Lima, Peru (d. 2021)
  • 1966-08-14 Karl Petter Løken, Norwegian footballer, born in Karlskoga, Sweden
  • 1966-08-22 Rob Witschge, Dutch soccer star (Ajax/Feyenoord), born in Amsterdam
  • 1966-09-05 Milinko Pantić, Serbian footballer, born in Loznica, Serbia
  • 1966-09-08 Raymond Atteveld, Dutch soccer player (Waregem, Roda JC), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 1966-09-22 Stefan Rehn, Swedish footballer and manager, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1966-10-01 George Weah, Liberian soccer striker and politician (President Liberia; 53 caps; AC Milan, Monaco), born in Monrovia, Liberia
  • 1966-10-01 Cuco Ziganda, Spanish soccer striker and manager (2 caps; Athletic Bilbao 255 games), born in Larraintzar, Spain
  • 1966-10-04 John van den Brom, Dutch soccer midfielder and manager (2 caps; SBV Vitesse, Anderlecht), Amersfoort, Netherlands
  • 1966-10-06 Niall Quinn, Irish soccer striker (92 caps, Rep of Ireland; Manchester City, Sunderland), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1966-10-10 Tony Adams, English footballer (Arsenal & England national team captain), born in Romford, London, England
  • 1966-10-12 Wim Jonk, Dutch soccer midfielder (49 caps; Ajax, Internazionale, PSV, Sheffield Wednesday), born in Volendam, Netherlands
  • 1966-10-15 Jorge Campos, Mexican football goalkeeper (130 caps; UNAM, LA Galaxy), born in Acapulco, Guerrero
  • 1966-10-26 Alex Pastoor, Dutch soccer midfielder (FC Volendam, Heerenveen) and manager (Slavia Prague, Sparta Rotterdam), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 1966-11-05 Nayim [Mohamed Alí Amar], Spanish footballer, born in Ceuta, Spain
  • 1966-11-08 Ulrich Cruden, Suriname soccer player (NEC), born in Paramaribo, Suriname
  • 1966-11-19 Brian Wilsterman, soccer player (Dordreecht '90)
  • 1966-12-03 Flemming Povlsen, Danish soccer forward and broadcaster (62 caps; Borussia Dortmund), born in Brabrand, Denmark
  • 1966-12-08 Les Ferdinand, English footballer who scored 149 goals in the Premier League for various clubs, born in Acton, London
  • 1966-12-16 Dennis Wise, English footballer
  • 1966-12-17 Hans Visser, Dutch soccer player (MVV, FC Utrecht)
  • 1966-12-19 Roberto Beam, soccer player (Vitesse/MVV)
  • 1966-12-23 Hans van Arum, Dutch soccer player (Vitesse, Willem II), born in Amersfoort, Netherlands
  • 1966-12-29 Stefano Eranio, Italian footballer, born in Genoa, Italy
  • 1967-01-09 Claudio Caniggia, Argentinian footballer, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 1967-01-12 Marco Boogers, Dutch soccer player (RKC, Sparta, West Ham United), born in Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • 1967-01-18 Iván Zamorano, Chilean footballer, born in Santiago, Chile
  • 1967-01-28 Peter Hofstede, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC, FC Utrecht), born in Oosterbeek, Gelderland
  • 1967-02-03 Aurelio Vidmar, soccer player (Standard Luik, Feyenoord)
  • 1967-02-03 Bob Taylor, English footballer
  • 1967-02-13 Bas Roorda, Dutch soccer player (FC Groningen, NEC), born in Assen, Netherlands
  • 1967-02-13 Stanimir Stoilov, Bulgarian footballer and coach, born in Haskovo, Bulgaria
  • 1967-02-18 Roberto Baggio, Italian footballer, (FIFA World Player of the Year 1993), born in Caldogno, Italy
  • 1967-02-19 Roel Liefden, soccer player (Dordrecht '90, FC Groningen)
  • 1967-02-21 Patrick Lodewijks, Dutch soccer player (PSV, FC Groningen), born in Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • 1967-02-28 Colin Cooper, English soccer defender (2 caps; Middlesborough, Nottingham Forest), born in Durham, England
  • 1967-03-01 Aron Winter, Dutch soccer midfielder and coach (84 caps; Ajax, Lazio, Inter), born in Paramaribo, Suriname
  • 1967-03-04 Kubilay Türkyılmaz, former Turkish-Swiss footballer
  • 1967-03-06 Bennie Dekker, Dutch football player (NEC/AZ/De Graafschap), born in Ermelo, Netherlands
  • 1967-03-12 Julio Dely Valdes, Panamanian footballer
  • 1967-03-13 Andrés Escobar, Colombian soccer defender (murdered in World Cup aftermath), born in Medellín, Colombia (d. 1994)
  • 1967-03-18 Stefan Lindqvist, Swedish soccer midfielder (5 caps; IFK Göteborg), born in Halmstad, Sweden (d. 2020)
  • 1967-04-14 Nicola Berti, Italian International footballer
  • 1967-04-18 Marcel Valk, Dutch soccer player (RKC, Go Ahead Eagles), born in Hazerswoude-Rijndijk, Netherlands
  • 1967-05-10 Nobuhiro Takeda, Japanese footballer and sportscaster
  • 1967-05-25 Luc Nilis, Belgian soccer player (RSC Anderlecht/PSV), born in Hasselt, Belgium
  • 1967-05-27 Paul Gascoigne, soccer player
  • 1967-06-14 Ante Miše, Croatian soccer player (Hajduk Split/Vitesse), born in Vukovar, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia
  • 1967-06-22 Mark van Hintum, soccer player (Willem II)
  • 1967-07-07 Erik van der More, football player (FC Utrecht)
  • 1967-07-10 Virgil Breedveld, soccer player (Dordrecht '90)
  • 1967-07-27 Emiel van Eijkeren, Dutch soccer player (FC The Hague/NEC), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1967-08-02 Martin Laamers, Dutch soccer player (Vitesse), born in Arnhem, Netherlands
  • 1967-08-10 Philippe Albert, Belgian former footballer
  • 1967-08-21 Darren Bewick, AFL footballer, born in Perth, Australia
  • 1967-08-24 Michael Lauriston Thomas, English footballer, born in Lambeth, London
  • 1967-09-02 Andreas Möller, German footballer
  • 1967-09-05 Rein van Duynhoven, Dutch soccer player (Helmond Sport, MVV), born in Veghel, Netherlands
  • 1967-09-21 Romeo van Aerde, soccer player (RKC)
  • 1967-09-27 Uche Okechukwu, Nigerian international soccer player
  • 1967-10-06 Kennet Andersson, former Swedish footballer
  • 1967-10-09 Gheorghe Popescu, Romanian soccer player (Barcelona), born in Calafat, Dolj County, Romania
  • 1967-10-13 Steve Vickers, English footballer (Middlesbrough), born in Bishop Auckland, England
  • 1967-10-21 Paul Ince, English footballer
  • 1967-11-09 Ricky Otto, English footballer, born in London
  • 1967-11-15 Gustavo Poyet, Uruguayan footballer
  • 1967-11-28 José del Solar, Peruvian footballer
  • 1967-12-04 Guillermo Amor, Spanish soccer midfielder and executive (37 caps, FC Barcelona), born in Benidorm, Spain
  • 1967-12-08 Darren Sheridan, English footballer and manager, born in Stretford, United Kingdom
  • 1967-12-09 Jason Dozzell, English footballer
  • 1967-12-15 David Howells, English footballer, born in Guildford, Surrey
  • 1967-12-22 Dan Petrescu, Romanian football manager and professional football player, born in Bucharest, Romania
  • 1968-01-01 Davor Šuker, Croatian soccer striker (68 caps; Sevilla; President Croatian FF), born in Osijek, Croatia
  • 1968-01-12 Mauro Silva, Brazilian footballer, born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • 1968-01-13 Mike Whitlow, English footballer
  • 1968-01-22 Mauricio Serna, Colombian retired footballer (Colombia national team 1993-2001), born in Medellín, Colombia
  • 1968-01-22 Frank Lebœuf, French actor, sports commentator and former footballer (1998 FIFA World Cup), born in Marseille, France
  • 1968-01-27 Patrick Blondeau, French footballer
  • 1968-02-06 Adolfo Valencia, Colombian footballer, born in Buenaventura, Colombia
  • 1968-02-08 Joy Fawcett, soccer defender (Olympics 1996), born in Inglewood, California
  • 1968-02-16 Erik Regtop, Dutch soccer player (SC Heerenveen), born in Schoonebeek, Netherlands
  • 1968-02-24 John Velddman, soccer player (Sparta)
  • 1968-03-09 Youri Djorkaeff, French footballer, born in Lyon, France

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