Soccer in History (Part 6)

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Birthdays 501 - 588 of 588

  • 1978-09-22 Harry Kewell, Australian soccer player
  • 1978-12-18 Ali Curtis, American soccer player
  • 1979-02-01 Julie Augustyniak, American soccer player, born in Norfolk, Virginia
  • 1979-02-19 Steve Cherundolo, American soccer player
  • 1979-03-18 Anthony Maher, American soccer player
  • 1979-06-17 Nick Rimando, American soccer player
  • 1979-09-15 Carlos Ruiz, Guatemalan soccer player
  • 1979-10-05 Vincenzo Grella, Australian soccer player
  • 1979-11-19 Leam Richardson, English soccer player
  • 1979-12-04 Jay DeMerit, American soccer player, born in Green Bay, Wisconsin
  • 1980-01-14 Cory Gibbs, American soccer player, born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • 1980-01-14 Ossama Haidar, Lebanese soccer player
  • 1980-02-11 Marco Bresciano, Australian soccer player, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1980-02-29 Taylor Twellman, American soccer player
  • 1980-03-17 Danny Califf, American soccer player

Person of interestAbby Wambach

1980-06-02 Abby Wambach, American Soccer player (world record for international goals), born in Rochester, New York

Soccer Player Abby Wambach
Soccer Player
Abby Wambach
  • 1980-08-05 Jason Čulina, Australian soccer player
  • 1980-11-25 Aaron Mokoena, South African soccer player
  • 1980-12-26 Todd Dunivant, American soccer player, born in Wheat Ridge, Colorado
  • 1981-02-11 Scot Thompson, US soccer player, born in NYC, New York
  • 1981-04-03 Matthew Nash, Australian soccer player (goalkeeper), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1981-04-13 Nat Borchers, American soccer player
  • 1981-05-01 Aliaksandr Hleb, Belarusian soccer winger (VfB Stuttgart, Arsenal), born in Minsk, Belarus
  • 1981-07-25 Conor Casey, American soccer player (Colorado Rapids), born in Dover, New Hampshire
  • 1981-07-29 Troy Perkins, American soccer player

Person of interestHope Solo

1981-07-30 Hope Solo, American soccer player (US women's national team goalkeeper), born in Richland, Washington

Football Star Hope Solo
Football Star
Hope Solo
  • 1982-03-04 Landon Donovan, American soccer player
  • 1982-04-03 Iain Fyfe, Australian soccer player (Campbelltown City), born in Adelaide, Australia
  • 1982-04-05 Matt Pickens, American soccer player
  • 1982-05-01 Darijo Srna, Croatian soccer defender (Croatia 134 caps), born in Metković, Croatia
  • 1982-06-16 Chris Wingert, American soccer player
  • 1982-08-23 Scott Palguta, American soccer player, born in Toms River, New Jersey
  • 1983-01-11 Matthew Palleschi, Canadian soccer player, born in Richmond Hill, Canada
  • 1983-01-21 Peter Philipakos, Greek-American soccer player
  • 1983-03-06 Andranik Teymourian, Iranian soccer player
  • 1983-05-27 Bobby Convey, American soccer player
  • 1983-05-28 Steve Cronin, American soccer goalkeeper
  • 1983-06-12 Christine Sinclair, Canadian soccer player
  • 1983-11-01 Josh Wicks, American soccer player
  • 1984-05-01 Mišo Brečko, Slovenian soccer defender (Slovenia 77 caps), born in Trbovlje, Slovenia
  • 1984-08-13 Heath Pearce, American soccer player
  • 1984-09-01 Nick Noble, American soccer player
  • 1984-10-13 Frank Simek, American soccer player, born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1984-10-21 Kenny Cooper, American soccer player
  • 1985-01-02 Heather O'Reilly, American soccer player
  • 1985-01-18 Riccardo Montolivo, Italian soccer player, born in Milan, Italy
  • 1985-01-19 Benny Feilhaber, American soccer player, born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 1985-02-05 Cristiano Ronaldo, Portuguese soccer striker (4th to score in 4 World Cups, Real Madrid), born in Funchal, Portugal
  • 1985-03-11 Nikolai Topor-Stanley, Australian soccer player
  • 1985-05-12 Tally Hall, American soccer player
  • 1985-09-05 Ryan Guy, American soccer player, born in Carlsbad, California
  • 1985-09-17 Brendan Clarke, Irish Soccer Player with St. Patrick's Athletic

Person of interestWayne Rooney

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

English Footballer Wayne Rooney
English Footballer
Wayne Rooney
  • 1985-12-03 Mike Randolph, American soccer player
  • 1986-01-03 Jacob Timpano, Australian soccer player
  • 1986-03-01 Jonathan Spector, American soccer player
  • 1986-03-07 Ben Griffin, Australian soccer player
  • 1986-04-18 Maurice Edu, American soccer player
  • 1986-05-01 Christian Benítez, Ecuadorian soccer striker (Ecuador 58 caps), born in Quito, Ecuador (d. 2013)
  • 1986-05-08 Marvell Wynne, American soccer player
  • 1986-05-23 Ruben Zadkovich, Australian soccer player
  • 1986-06-25 Charlie Davies, American soccer player (New England Revolution), born in Manchester, New Hampshire
  • 1986-08-13 Joseph Lapira, American soccer player
  • 1986-10-07 Lee Nguyen, American soccer player
  • 1986-10-22 Kara Lang, Canadian soccer player
  • 1987-02-14 Edinson Cavani, Uruguayan football striker (Uruguay, PSG), born in Salto, Uruguay
  • 1987-04-03 Sal Zizzo, American soccer player (Atlanta United), born in San Diego, California
  • 1987-04-25 Johann Smith, American soccer player
  • 1987-05-01 Leonardo Bonucci, Italian soccer centre-back (Juventus / Italy), born in Viterbo, Italy
  • 1987-05-10 Anej Lovrečič, Slovenian football (soccer) player
  • 1987-05-19 David Edgar, Canadian football (soccer) player

Person of interestLionel Messi

1987-06-24 Lionel Messi, Argentine soccer striker (5 FIFA Ballon d’Or, FC Barcelona), born in Rosario, Argentina

Football Star Lionel Messi
Football Star
Lionel Messi
  • 1987-07-31 Michael Bradley, American soccer player
  • 1987-09-15 Aly Cissokho, French football (soccer) player
  • 1988-09-01 Gabriel Ferrari, American soccer player
  • 1989-01-13 Bryan Arguez, American soccer player
  • 1989-07-16 Gareth Bale, Welsh soccer winger (Tottenham, Real Madrid, Wales), born in Cardiff, Wales
  • 1989-11-24 Johnny Exantus, Hatian soccer player
  • 1990-03-01 Nikolas Tsattalios, Australian soccer player
  • 1990-10-02 Dean Bouzanis, Australian soccer player
  • 1990-11-03 Ellyse Perry, Australian soccer player/cricket player
  • 1991-05-28 Alexandre Lacazette, French soccer player, born in Lyon, France

Person of interestNeymar

1992-02-05 Neymar Jr., Brazilian soccer forward (world record transfer fee $263m FC Barcelona to PSG), born in Mogi das Cruzes, São Paulo

Footballer Neymar
Footballer
Neymar
  • 1992-05-01 Matĕj Vydra, Czech Republic soccer striker (Derby County), born in Chotĕboř, Czech Republic
  • 1992-05-18 Josh Phelps, Soccer Player
  • 1992-06-15 Mohamed Salah, Egyptian soccer forward (Liverpool, Egypt), born in Gharbia, Egypt
  • 1995-07-10 Ada Hegerberg, Norwegian football striker (first women's Ballon d'Or winner), born in Molde, Norway
  • 1998-12-20 Kylian Mbappé, French soccer forward (France, PSG, Monaco), born in Paris, France

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