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Soccer in History (Part 7)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 601 - 700 of 1,284

  • 1963-01-26 José Mourinho, Portuguese soccer manager (Porto, Chelsea, Inter Milan, Manchester Utd, Real Madrid, Tottenham, Roma), born in Lisbon, Portugal
  • 1963-03-12 Ricky Yacobi, Indonesian soccer striker (31 caps; Arseto Solo, Matsushita), born in Medan, Indonesia (d. 2020)
  • 1963-03-24 Raimond van der Gouw, Dutch soccer goalie (Vitesse, Manchester)
  • 1963-03-31 Stephen Tataw, Cameroonian soccer right-back (63 caps; captain Cameroon national team FIFA World Cup 1990, 94), born in Yaoundé, Cameroon (d. 2020)
  • 1963-04-13 Jan Willem van Ede, Dutch soccer player (FC Utrecht, PSV), born in Utrecht, Netherlands
  • 1963-04-25 Marcos Ferrufino, Bolivian soccer defender (9 caps; Bolívar 252 games) and manager (San José, Real Potosí), born in Oruro, Bolivia (d. 2021)
  • 1963-06-10 Vital Borkelmans, Belgian soccer defender (22 caps; Club Brugge 350 games) and manager (Jordan), born in Maaseik, Belgium
  • 1963-06-13 Edward Sturing, Dutch soccer player (Vitesse), born in Apeldoorn, Netherlands
  • 1963-06-24 Preki, Serbian-born American soccer player
  • 1963-07-06 Edwin Gorter, Dutch soccer player (Lommel/FC Utrecht), born in Den Haag, Netherlands
  • 1963-07-29 Michel Boerebach, Dutch soccer player (FC Twente)
  • 1963-08-31 Sonny Silooy, Dutch soccer player (Ajax) and manager, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • 1963-09-06 József Kiprich, Hungarian soccer player (Feyenoord), born in Tatabánya, Hungary
  • 1963-09-06 Pat Nevin, Scottish soccer winger (28 caps; Chelsea, Everton, Tranmere Rovers), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1963-10-12 Alan McDonald, Northern Irish soccer defender (52 caps; QPR 476 games), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland (d. 2012)
  • 1963-10-15 Stanley Menzo, Surinamese-Dutch soccer goalkeeper (Ajax/PSV), born in Paramaribo, Suriname
  • 1963-11-01 Mark Hughes, Welsh soccer striker and manager (72 caps; Manchester United 256 games; Blackburn Rovers, Manchester City, Stoke City), born in Wrexham, Wales
  • 1963-11-03 Ian Wright MBE, English soccer striker and broadcaster (33 caps; Crystal Palace, Arsenal), born in London, England
  • 1963-11-05 Hans Gilhaus, Dutch soccer player (Vitesse), born in Helmond, Netherlands
  • 1963-11-07 John Barnes, British football player, born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1963-12-10 Gerald Sandel, Dutch soccer player (Sparta), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1963-12-11 John Lammers, Dutch soccer player (NAC), born in Tilburg, Netherlands
  • 1964-01-15 Cees van der de Linden, Dutch soccer player, born in Heelsum, Netherlands
  • 1964-02-27 April Heinrichs, US women's soccer coach (Olympic-96), born in Littleton, Colorado
  • 1964-03-01 Paul Le Guen, French soccer midfielder (17 caps; PSG) and manager (Rennes, Lyon, Rangers, PSG, Le Havre), born in Pencran, France
  • 1964-03-26 Ab Plugboer, Dutch soccer player (FC Utrecht) and manager, born in Edam, Netherlands
  • 1964-04-04 Paul Parker, English soccer player, born in West Ham, Essex
  • 1964-04-13 Andy Goram, Scottish soccer goalkeeper (43 caps; Oldham Athletic, Hibernian, Rangers, Motherwell), born in Bury, England (d. 2022)
  • 1964-05-12 José Casanova, Peruvian soccer midfielder (10 caps; Alianza Lima), born in Lima, Peru (d. 1987)
  • 1964-06-22 Nico Jalink, Dutch soccer player (Sparta, NAC)
  • 1964-07-04 Cle Kooiman, American soccer player, born in Ontario, California
  • 1964-08-20 Giuseppe Giannini, Italian soccer player (Rome A Team), born in Rome, Italy
  • 1964-09-13 Peter Remie, Dutch soccer player (NAC), born in Breda, Netherlands
  • 1964-09-21 Danny Hoekman, soccer player (NEC)
  • 1964-09-23 Leon Meijs, soccer player (Willem II)
  • 1964-10-14 Pieter Axe, soccer player (FC Utrecht/SC Heerenveen)
  • 1964-10-25 Johan de Kock, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC), born in Sliedrecht, Netherlands
  • 1964-11-22 Robbie Slater, Australian soccer midfielder (44 caps; Blackburn Rovers, West Ham, Southampton, Northern Spirit) and broadcaster (Fox Sports), born in Ormskirk, England
  • 1964-12-01 Salvatore Schillaci [Totò], Italian soccer striker (16 caps; Messina, Juventus), born in Palermo, Italy
  • 1964-12-24 Marcel van der Net, Dutch soccer player (FC Utrecht), born in Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • 1964-12-25 Gary McAllister, Scottish soccer midfielder (57 caps; Leicester City, Leeds United, Coventry City, Liverpool) and manager ( Coventry City, Leeds United), born in Motherwell, Scotland
  • 1965-01-09 Carin Garbarra, American soccer forward (Olympics 1996), born in East Orange, New Jersey
  • 1965-01-27 Mike Newell, English soccer striker (Blackburn Rovers) and manager (Luton Town), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1965-01-31 René Trost, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC), born in Kerkrade, Netherlands
  • 1965-02-04 John van Loen, Dutch soccer player (Feyenoord, San Frecce)
  • 1965-02-07 Reginald Thal, soccer player (MVV)
  • 1965-03-28 Jaime Alves, Portuguese soccer midfielder (3 caps; Boavista), born in Espinho, Portugal (d. 2020)
  • 1965-05-04 Adrie Bogers, Dutch soccer player (Willem II), born in Breda, Netherlands
  • 1965-05-06 Norman Whiteside, Northern Ireland football player, born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • 1965-06-12 Carlos Luis Morales, Ecuadorian soccer goalkeeper (40 caps; Independiente, Palestino, ESPOLI), born in Guayaquil, Ecuador (d. 2020)
  • 1965-07-27 José Luis Chilavert, Paraguayan soccer goalkeeper (74 caps; San Lorenzo, CA Vélez Sarsfield), born in Luque, Paraguay
  • 1965-08-16 Eric van der Luer, soccer player (Roda JC)
  • 1965-08-17 Fred Grim, Dutch soccer player (Cambuur L, Ajax), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 1965-10-05 Theo Bos, Dutch soccer player: Vitesse
  • 1965-10-07 Juul Ellerman, Dutch soccer player (PSV, FC Twente), born in Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • 1965-10-13 Syarhyey Hyerasimets, Belarusian soccer midfielder (25 caps; Shakhter Donetsk, Dinamo Minsk) and manager (Okzhetpes, Piter Saint Petersburg), born in Kyiv, Ukraine (d. 2021)
  • 1965-10-31 Ruud Hesp, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC), born in Bussum, Netherlands
  • 1965-11-13 Zeljko Petrovic, soccer player (FC The Bosch/RKC)
  • 1965-12-04 Ulf Kirsten, German soccer striker and manager (49 caps GDR; 51 caps Germany; Dynamo Dresden, Bayer Leverkusen), born in Riesa, Germany
  • 1966-02-01 Michelle Akers, American soccer forward (Olympics gold 1996, World Cup 1991, 99), born in Santa Clara, California
  • 1966-02-01 Rob Lee, English soccer midfielder (21 caps; Charlton Athletic, Newcastle United), born in London, England
  • 1966-03-03 Claus Boekweg, Dutch soccer player (FC Groningen, FC Zwolle)
  • 1966-03-16 David Nascimento, soccer player (Roda JC/FC Utrecht)
  • 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
  • 1966-04-13 Ali Boumnijel, Tunisian soccer goalkeeper (51 caps; Gueugnon, Club Africain), born in Menzel Jemil, Tunisia
  • 1966-05-01 Olaf Thon, German soccer midfielder (52 caps; Bayern Munich, Schalke 04), born in Gelsenkirchen, Germany
  • 1966-05-08 Cláudio Taffarel, Brazilian soccer goalkeeper (101 caps; World Cup 1994; Internacional, Parma, Atlético Mineiro, Galatasaray), born in Santa Rosa, Brazil
  • 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
  • 1966-06-11 Vasili Kulkov, Russian soccer defensive utility (20 caps Soviet Union, 21 Russia; Spartak Moscow, Benfica), born in Moscow, Russia (d. 2020)
  • 1966-06-26 József Duró, Hungarian soccer midfielder (21 caps; Debreceni VSC, Vasas SC, Budapest Honvéd FC), born in Berettyóújfalu, Hungary (d. 2022)
  • 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 Freddy Rincón, Colombian soccer midfielder (84 caps; Santa Fe, América de Cali, SC Corinthians), born in Buenaventura, Valle del Cauca, Colombia (d. 2022)
  • 1966-09-08 Raymond Atteveld, Dutch soccer player (Waregem, Roda JC), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 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
  • 1966-10-26 Alex Pastoor, Dutch soccer midfielder (FC Volendam, Heerenveen) and manager (Slavia Prague, Sparta Rotterdam), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 1966-12-03 Flemming Povlsen, Danish soccer forward and broadcaster (62 caps; Borussia Dortmund), born in Brabrand, Denmark
  • 1967-02-13 Bas Roorda, Dutch soccer player (FC Groningen, NEC), born in Assen, Netherlands
  • 1967-02-19 Roel Liefden, Dutch 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
  • 1967-03-13 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)
  • 1967-04-02 Helen Chamberlain, British television presenter (Soccer AM, 1995-2017), born in Street, Somerset, England
  • 1967-04-18 Marcel Valk, Dutch soccer player (RKC, Go Ahead Eagles), born in Hazerswoude-Rijndijk, Netherlands
  • 1967-04-20 Alan McLoughlin, Irish soccer midfielder (42 caps Rep of Ireland; Swindon Town, Portsmouth), born in Manchester, England (d. 2021)
  • 1967-05-14 Valeria Marini, Italian sports commentator (Italian Soccer), born in Rome, Italy
  • 1967-05-25 Luc Nilis, Belgian soccer player (RSC Anderlecht/PSV), born in Hasselt, Belgium
  • 1967-05-27 Paul Gascoigne, English soccer midfielder (57 caps; Newcastle United, Tottenham H, Lazio, Rangers, Middlesbrough, Everton), born in Gateshead, England
  • 1967-06-14 Ante Miše, Croatian soccer player (Hajduk Split/Vitesse), born in Vukovar, SR Croatia, SFR Yugoslavia
  • 1967-11-04 Mino Raiola, Italian soccer agent (Pavel Nedvěd, Zlatan Ibrahimović, Paul Pogba), born in Nocera Inferiore, Italy (d. 2022)
  • 1967-12-04 Guillermo Amor, Spanish soccer midfielder and executive (37 caps, FC Barcelona), born in Benidorm, Spain
  • 1968-01-01 Davor Šuker, Croatian soccer striker (68 caps; Sevilla; President Croatian FF), born in Osijek, Croatia
  • 1968-03-28 Tim Lovejoy, British television presenter (Soccer AM with Helen Chamberlain), born in Northwood, London

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