Football Players in Sports History (Part 9)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 801 - 900 of 2,962

  • 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)
  • 1967-09-24 Roland Jansen, soccer player (Willem II)
  • 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
  • 1968-03-16 Jason van Blerk, Australian soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1968-03-20 Eric Viscaal, Dutch soccer star (PSV/AA Gent)
  • 1968-03-21 Erwin Vanderbroeck, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC)
  • 1968-03-23 Fernando Hierro, Spanish footballer
  • 1968-04-21 Peter van Foxes, soccer player (Ajax)
  • 1968-05-01 Oliver Bierhoff, German soccer striker (Germany 70 caps; Ascoli, Udinese, AC Milan), born in Karlsruhe, Germany
  • 1968-05-02 Jeff Agoos, Swiss-American soccer player, born in Geneva, Switzerland
  • 1968-05-26 Steve Sedgley, English footballer
  • 1968-06-06 Edwin Vurens, Dutch soccer player (FC Twente)
  • 1968-06-26 Paolo Maldini, Italian footballer (A.C. Milan, Italy national team), born in Milan, Italy
  • 1968-07-08 Michel Langerak, soccer player (Dordrecht '90)
  • 1968-07-09 Paolo Di Canio, Italian football player
  • 1968-07-21 Brandi Chastain, soccer forward (Olympics 1996), born in San Jose, California
  • 1968-08-02 Stefan Effenberg, German footballer, born in Niendorf, Hamburg
  • 1968-08-05 Oleg Luzhny, Ukrainian footballer
  • 1968-08-06 Jack de Gier, soccer player (Cambuur L, Go Ahead Eagles)
  • 1968-08-10 Michel Doesburg, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • 1968-08-11 Alan Kelly, England-born Irish footballer
  • 1968-08-20 Klas Ingesson, Swedish footballer and manager, born in Ödeshög, Sweden (d. 2014)
  • 1968-08-22 Alexander Mostovoi, Russian footballer, born in Leningrad Oblast, Russia
  • 1968-09-02 Ricardo de Jongh, soccer player (Dordrecht '90)
  • 1968-09-09 Clive Mendonca, English footballer, born in London, United Kingdom
  • 1968-09-10 Yvo Joordens, soccer player (MVV)
  • 1968-10-08 Ali Benarbia, Algerian footballer, born in Oran, Algeria
  • 1968-10-08 Zvonimir Boban, Croatian football player and Deputy Secretary General of FIFA, born in Imotski, Croatia
  • 1968-10-14 Matthew Le Tissier, English footballer

Person of interestDidier Deschamps

1968-10-15 Didier Deschamps, French footballer and coach (France: 2018 World Cup), born in Bayonne, France

Football Player and Coach Didier Deschamps
Football Player and Coach
Didier Deschamps
  • 1968-10-22 Warry van Wattum, Dutch soccer player (Dordrecht '90, FC Groningen)
  • 1968-10-26 Nico-Jan Hoogma, Dutch soccer player (FC Twente), born in Heerenveen, Netherlands
  • 1968-10-27 Vinny Samways, English footballer, born in Bethnal Green, London
  • 1968-10-28 Glenn Clear, soccer player (Vitesse)
  • 1968-11-06 Edward Linskens, Dutch soccer player (PSV), born in Venray, Netherlands
  • 1968-11-08 Sergio Porrini, Italian footballer, born in Milan, Italy
  • 1968-11-10 Jeffrey Kooistra, Dutch soccer player (SC Heerenveen/NEC), born in Amsterdam
  • 1968-11-16 Vlado Šola, Croatian handball goalkeeper
  • 1968-11-18 Barry Hunter, Irish soccer defender (14 caps Northern Ireland; Wrexham, Reading) and manager (Rushden & Diamonds), born in Coleraine, Northern Ireland
  • 1968-11-24 Bülent Korkmaz, Turkish footballer
  • 1968-12-02 David Batty, English soccer midfielder (42 caps; Leeds United, Blackburn Rovers, Newcastle United), born in Leeds, England
  • 1968-12-13 Carlos Hasselbaink, Dutch soccer player (VVV/FC Utrecht/Haarlem), born in Paramaribo, Suriname
  • 1968-12-14 Cees Marbus, Dutch soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles), born in Noordwijk, Netherlands
  • 1969-01-04 Kees van Wonderen, Dutch soccer player (NEC/NAC)
  • 1969-01-12 Robert Prosinečki, Croatian footballer, born in Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany
  • 1969-01-15 Rob van Dijk, Dutch soccer player (Feyenoord), born in Voorhout, Netherlands
  • 1969-01-19 Predrag Mijatović, Yugoslavian footballer, born in Podgorica, Montenegro
  • 1969-01-19 Steve Staunton, Irish footballer, born in Drogheda, Republic of Ireland
  • 1969-01-23 Andrei Kanchelskis, Ukrainian soccer winger (17 caps Soviet Union, 6 caps CIS, 36 caps Russia; Manchester United, Rangers) , born in Kropyvnytskyi, Ukraine
  • 1969-01-28 John Veenhof, Dutch soccer player (FC Groningen)
  • 1969-02-01 Gabriel Batistuta, Argentine soccer striker (77 caps, 54 goals; Fiorentina), born in Avellaneda, Santa Fe, Argentina
  • 1969-02-02 Valeri Karpin, Russian footballer
  • 1969-02-06 Tim Sherwood, English footballer & manager, born in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
  • 1969-02-12 Hong Myung-Bo, Korean footballer, born in Seoul, South Korea
  • 1969-02-22 Brian Laudrup, Danish footballer, born in Vienna, Austria

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