Soccer in History (Part 6)

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Birthdays 501 - 600 of 915

  • 1972-01-31 Reinier Robbemond, Dutch soccer player (Dordrecht '90), born in Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • 1972-02-01 Christian Ziege, German soccer left wing-back (72 caps; Bayern Munich) and manager (Germany U18, U19, FC Pinzgau), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1972-02-11 Dennis Iliohan, Dutch soccer player (FC Lisse, ADO Den Haag), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 1972-02-25 Erwin van de Looi, soccer player (Vitesse)
  • 1972-03-17 Mia Hamm, Selma Alabama, soccer forward (Olympics 1996)
  • 1972-03-20 Ajah Wilson-Ogechukwu, soccer player (Roda JC)
  • 1972-04-09 Jeffrey van As, Dutch soccer player (MVV), born in Leiden, Netherlands
  • 1972-04-28 Jean-Paul van Gastel, soccer player (Willem II)
  • 1972-05-02 Erik Maes, Dutch soccer player (MVV)
  • 1972-05-15 Patrick Pothuizen, soccer player (Vitesse)
  • 1972-05-23 Marco van Hoogdalem, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC)
  • 1972-06-12 Patrick van Diemen, Dutch soccer player (FC Utrecht, NEC), born in Woerden, Netherlands
  • 1972-06-17 Dirk-Jan Derksen, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC), born in Tiel, Netherlands
  • 1972-06-23 Zinédine Zidane, French soccer midfielder/Real Madrid manager (Champions League 2016-17-18, World Cup 1998), born in Marseille, France
  • 1972-06-28 Arie van der Padt, Dutch soccer player (Tonegido, Sparta), born in Ridderkerk, Netherlands
  • 1972-07-21 Dennis Military man, soccer player (Sparta/Vitesse)
  • 1972-09-16 Ramon van Haaren, Dutch soccer player (RKC), born in Waalwijk, Netherlands
  • 1972-09-18 François Gesthuizen, Dutch soccer player (PSV, NAC), born in Millingen aan de Rijn, Netherlands
  • 1972-09-19 Eric van de Merwe, Dutch soccer player (Dordrecht '90), born in Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • 1972-10-12 Tom van Mol, Belgian soccer player (PSV), born in Dendermonde, Belgium
  • 1972-10-23 Tiffeny Milbrett, soccer forward (Olympics 1996), born in Portland, Oregon
  • 1972-11-01 Paul Dickov, Scottish soccer striker and manager (10 caps; Manchester City, Leicester City), born in Livingston, West Lothian
  • 1972-11-02 Alfred Schreuder, Dutch soccer midfielder and manager (NAC Breda; manager: 1899 Hoffenheim), born in Barneveld, Netherlands
  • 1972-11-02 Darío Silva, Uruguayan soccer striker (49 caps, 14 goals; Málaga, Cagliari), born in Treinta y Tres, Uruguay
  • 1972-11-03 Ugo Ehiogu, English soccer defender (4 caps; Aston Villa, Middlesborough), born in London, England (d. 2017)
  • 1972-11-06 Garry Flitcroft, English soccer midfielder, manager (Manchester City, Blackburn Rovers), born in Bolton, Lancashire
  • 1972-11-10 Dick Kooijman, Dutch soccer player (Heracles, FC Groningen, Az), born in Wijk bij Duurstede, Netherlands
  • 1972-11-15 Christian van der Weerden, Dutch soccer player (NEC, Vitesse)
  • 1972-11-27 Yureck Person, soccer player (NAC)
  • 1972-12-07 Bobby Schoonens, Dutch soccer player (RKC), born in Den Bosch, Netherlands
  • 1972-12-16 Željko Kalac, Australian soccer player
  • 1973-01-18 Regilio Vreede, Dutch football player (Blue White, RKC), born in Paramaribo, Suriname
  • 1973-01-22 Said Larossi, Dutch soccer player (Emmen/Vitesse), born in Veenendaal, Netherlands
  • 1973-02-07 Billy Baumhoff, soccer midfielder/forward (Olympic gold 1996), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1973-02-08 Andreas Gliatis, soccer player (NEC)
  • 1973-03-02 Trevor Sinclair, English soccer winger (12 caps; Blackpool, West Ham, QPR, Manchester City), born in Dulwich, England
  • 1973-03-03 Tisha Venturini, Modesto California, soccer midfielder (Olympics 1996)
  • 1973-03-05 Paul Lieftink, Dutch soccer player (NAC, Spakenburg)
  • 1973-03-10 Chris Sutton, English soccer striker, manager, broadcaster (1 cap; Blackburn Rovers, Celtic; BT Sport, BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC Sport.), born in Nottingham, England
  • 1973-03-12 Gabriel Mendez, Australian soccer midfielder (Olyroos, Olympics 1996)
  • 1973-03-12 Louis Laros, Dutch soccer player (Willem II, Vitesse)
  • 1973-03-13 Edgar Davids, Dutch soccer player (Ajax, AC Milan), born in Paramaribo, Suriname
  • 1973-03-16 Bert Zuurman, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • 1973-03-20 Norman Tome, Australian soccer striker (Olyroos, Olympics 1996)
  • 1973-03-29 Marc Overmars, Dutch soccer player (Ajax)
  • 1973-04-01 Ferdy Vierklau, Dutch soccer left back (2 caps; FC Utrecht; Ajax), born in Bilthoven, Netherlands
  • 1973-04-04 Peter Hoekstra, Dutch soccer player (PSV, Ajax), born in Assen, Netherlands
  • 1973-04-10 Roberto Carlos, Brazilian soccer left back (Brazil 125 caps, Real Madrid), born in Garça, São Paulo, Brazil
  • 1973-04-17 Ross Aloisi, Australian soccer midfielder (Olyroos, Olympics 1996), born in Adelaide, South Australia
  • 1973-04-24 Mark Babic, Australian soccer defender (Olyroos, Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1973-05-01 Oliver Neuville, German soccer striker (69 caps; Servette, Bayer Leverkusen, Borussia M'gladbach), born in Locarno, Switzerland
  • 1973-05-06 Joe Spiteri, Australian soccer striker (Olyroos, Olympics 1996)
  • 1973-05-10 Rüştü Reçber, Turkish soccer goalkeeper (120 caps, record appearance holder, FIFA World Cup All Star Team: 2002; Fenerbahçe, Barcelona, Beşiktaş), born in Korkuteli, Turkey
  • 1973-05-22 Daniel Tiatto, Australian soccer midfielder (Olyroos, Olympics 1996)
  • 1973-05-29 Alpay Özalan, Turkish soccer centre back, manager, politician (Turkey 90 caps), born in Izmir, Turkey
  • 1973-06-12 Rick Plum, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC, MVV), born in Kerkrade, Netherlands
  • 1973-06-18 Tracy Noonan, American soccer goalkeeper (Olympics 1996), born in Lawrence, Massachusetts
  • 1973-06-19 Arne van de Berg, soccer player (Willem II)
  • 1973-06-28 Brian Maisonneuve, American soccer midfielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1973-07-05 Christy Rowe, soccer defender (Olympics 1996), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1973-07-26 Peter Heijstek, Dutch soccer player (DFC/Dordrecht '90)
  • 1973-08-01 Gregg Berhalter, American soccer defender (Olympic gold 1996), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • 1973-08-04 Peter Tsekenis, Australian soccer midfielder (Olyroos, Olympics 1996)
  • 1973-08-07 Kevin Muscat, Australian soccer defender (Olyroos, Olympics 1996), born in Crawley, United Kingdom
  • 1973-08-17 A J Wood, soccer forward (Olympic gold 1996), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 1973-09-08 Khamis Al-Owairan, Saudi Arabian soccer midfielder (105 caps), born in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • 1973-09-08 Khamis Al-Dossari, Saudi Arabian soccer midfielder (105 caps; Al-Hilal, Al Ittihad), born in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (d. 2020)
  • 1973-09-16 Clint Peay, American soccer defender (Olympic gold 1996), born in Columbia, Maryland
  • 1973-09-25 Tijani Babangida, Nigerian soccer player (Roda JC), born in Kaduna, Nigeria
  • 1973-10-09 Brandon Pollard, American soccer defender (Olympic gold 1996), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1973-10-10 Zach Thornton, American soccer goalkeeper (8 caps; MLS GK of the Year: 1998, 2009), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1973-10-23 Mac Cozier, soccer forward (Olympic gold 1996)
  • 1973-10-23 Sjoerd Sanders, soccer player (PSV/MVV)
  • 1973-10-28 Frank Juric, Australian soccer goalie (Olyroos, Olympics 1996)
  • 1973-11-29 Dick van Burik, Dutch soccer player (Ajax/NAC), born in Utrecht, Netherlands
  • 1973-12-02 Graham Kavanagh, Irish soccer midfielder (16 caps, Rep of Ireland; Stoke City, Cardiff City), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • 1973-12-11 Luke Casserly, Australian soccer defender (Olyroos, Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1973-12-15 Tammy Melinda Pearman, American soccer forward/defender (Olympics 1996), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1973-12-24 Eddie Pope, soccer defender (Olympic gold 1996), born in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • 1974-01-02 Tomáš Řepka, Czech soccer defender (46 caps; Sparta Prague, Fiorentina, West Ham United), born in Slavičín, Czech Republic
  • 1974-01-08 Arjan Blaauw, Dutch soccer player (FC Groningen), born in Stadskanaal, Netherlands
  • 1974-01-11 Goran Lozanovski, Australian soccer midfielder (Olyroos, Olympics 1996)
  • 1974-01-19 Gregory Playfair, Dutch football player (PSV), born in Paramaribo, Suriname
  • 1974-01-19 Tarik Oulida, Dutch football player (Ajax/Seville), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 1974-01-31 Bob Mulder, Dutch football player (Appingedam, FC Groningen), born in Delfzijl, Netherlands
  • 1974-02-02 Jeff Cassar, soccer goalkeeper (Olympic gold 1996)
  • 1974-02-06 Olaf Lindenbergh, Dutch football player (Ajax, De Graafschap), born in Purmerend, Netherlands
  • 1974-03-07 Joost Volmer, soccer player (FC Twente)
  • 1974-03-15 Imad Baba, soccer midfielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Humble, Texas
  • 1974-03-23 Tony Alberda, Dutch soccer player (SC Heerenveen, Emmen)
  • 1974-04-01 Hugo Ibarra, Argentine soccer right back (11 caps; Colón, Boca Juniors), born in El Colorado, Formosa, Argentina
  • 1974-04-01 Vladimir Beschastnykh, Russian soccer forward (71 caps; Racing Santander, FC Spartak Moscow), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1974-04-02 Tayfun Korkut, Turkish soccer midfielder (42 caps; Fenerbahçe, Real Sociedad) and manager (Hannover 96, FC Kaiserslautern, Bayer Leverkusen, VfB Stuttgart), born in Stuttgart, Germany
  • 1974-04-05 Mike DuHaney, soccer defender (Olympic gold 1996), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1974-04-11 Sascha van Wissen, Dutch soccer player (MVV)
  • 1974-04-17 Marcel Nijenhuis, Dutch soccer player (NEC), born in Heteren, Netherlands
  • 1974-04-19 Ante Moric, Australian soccer midfielder (Olyroos, Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1974-04-24 Toine Rorije, Dutch soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles), born in Heerde, Netherlands
  • 1974-04-25 Brad Hassell, Australian soccer striker (Olyroos, Olympics 1996)
  • 1974-04-27 Carlos Fortes, Dutch soccer player (Sparta), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands

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