Soccer in History (Part 8)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 701 - 800 of 1,046

  • 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
  • 1974-03-15 Imad Baba, soccer midfielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Humble, Texas
  • 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
  • 1974-05-02 Miles Joseph, American soccer forward (Olympic gold 1996), born in West Springfield, Massachusetts
  • 1974-05-02 Andy Johnson, Welsh soccer midfielder (15 caps; WBA, Nottingham Forest), born in Bristol, England
  • 1974-05-11 Roger Juffing, soccer player (Fortuna Sittard
  • 1974-05-15 Addilson dos Santos, soccer player (Sparta)
  • 1974-05-24 Natalie Neaton, American soccer forward (Olympics 1996), born in Royal Oak, Michigan
  • 1974-06-01 Akis Zikos, Greek soccer midfielder (18 caps; Skoda Xanthi, AEK Athens, Monaco), born in Athens, Greece
  • 1974-06-13 Harvey Esajas, Suriname/Dutch soccer player (Feyenoord)
  • 1974-07-11 André Ooijer, Dutch soccer defender (55 caps; PSV, Blackburn Rovers), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 1974-08-02 Nabil Bouchlal, Dutch soccer player (Willem II), born in Tilburg, Netherlands
  • 1974-08-05 Frankie Hejduk, soccer defender (Olympic gold 1996), born in La Mesa, California
  • 1974-08-06 Bobby Petta, soccer player (Feyenoord, RKC)
  • 1974-08-06 Nelson Vargas, Holoyoke Mass, soccer forward (Olympic gold 1996)
  • 1974-09-07 Mario Frick, Liechtenstein soccer striker, manager (125 caps; FC Vaduz), born in Chur, Switzerland
  • 1974-09-08 Braulio Luna, Mexican soccer midfielder (32 caps; San Luis), born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • 1974-09-11 Lucian Sahetapy, Dutch soccer player (FC Groningen), born in Groningen, Netherlands
  • 1974-09-17 Bas Leferink, soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles)
  • 1974-09-24 Matt McKeon, American soccer midfielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Florissant, Missouri
  • 1974-10-06 Brian Kelly, American soccer midfielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Mission Viejo, California
  • 1974-10-06 Geert Jelle de Vries, Dutch soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • 1974-10-07 Shannon MacMillan, American soccer forward (Olympics 1996), born in Syosset, New York
  • 1974-10-23 Sander Westerveld, soccer player (FC Twente)
  • 1974-10-27 Juan Viedma, Dutch soccer player (Ajax, NEC), born in Heemskerk, Netherlands
  • 1974-10-31 Serge Heuveling, Dutch soccer player (NEC)
  • 1974-12-01 Costinha, Portuguese soccer midfielder and manager (53 caps; Porto, Monaco), born in Lisbon, Portugal
  • 1974-12-06 Arjan Ebbinge, Dutch soccer player (FC Groningen), born in Veendam, Netherlands
  • 1974-12-09 Wendy Dillinger, American female soccer player and coach, born in St. Charles County, Missouri
  • 1974-12-15 Jeffrey van der Stone, soccer player (RKC)
  • 1975-01-14 Marcel Koning, Dutch football player (FC The Hague/NEC), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1975-01-21 Willem Korsten, Dutch soccer player (Vitesse)
  • 1975-02-05 Giovanni van Bronckhorst, Dutch soccer player (Feyenoord), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • 1975-02-05 Jan l'Ami, Dutch soccer player (Willem II), born in Breda, Netherlands
  • 1975-02-19 Raymond Graanoogst, Suriname/Dutch soccer player (FC Utrecht)
  • 1975-03-09 Roy Makaay, Dutch soccer player (Vitesse), born in Wijchen, Netherlands
  • 1975-03-24 Debbie Keller, soccer forward (Olympics 1996), born in Winfield, Illinois
  • 1975-04-19 Temoc Suarez, American soccer forward (Olympic gold 1996), born in Greenwood, South Carolina
  • 1975-04-22 Stijn Haeldermans, Belgian soccer player (MVV)
  • 1975-05-01 Marc-Vivien Foé, Cameroon soccer midfielder (62 caps; collapsed during international match, died; Lens, West Ham, Lyon), born in Yaounde, Cameroon (d. 2003)
  • 1975-05-01 Alexei Smertin, Russian soccer midfielder/executive (55 caps; Zarya Leninsk-Kuznetsky, Bordeaux), born in Barnaul, Russia

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1975-05-02 David Beckham, English soccer midfielder (115 caps [58 as captain]; Man Utd, Real Madrid, AC Milan, Paris SG, LA Galaxy) and owner (Inter Miami CF, Salford City), born in London, England

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  • 1975-05-23 Vincent Goossens, soccer player (Dordrecht '90)
  • 1975-05-28 Mike Fisher, soccer midfielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Naperville, Illinois
  • 1975-06-09 Paul Agostino, Australian soccer striker (Olyroos, Olympics 1996)
  • 1975-07-05 Hernán Crespo, Argentine soccer striker, coach (Argentina 64 caps, 35 goals; Parma, Chelsea, Banfield), born in Florida Este, Argentina
  • 1975-08-06 Rik Platvoet, Dutch soccer player, (FC Twente, MVV)
  • 1975-08-15 Jurgen Dirkx, soccer player (PSV)
  • 1975-08-22 Robert Enes, Australian soccer midfielder (Olyroos, Olympics 1996)
  • 1975-08-30 Radhi Jaïdi, Tunisian soccer defender (105 caps; Espérance, Bolton Wanderers, Birmingham City, Southampton), born in Tunis, Tunisia
  • 1975-10-04 Cristiano Lucarelli, Italian soccer striker and manager (6 caps; AS Liverno), born in Livorno, Italy
  • 1975-10-06 Jan Harm Schippers, Dutch soccer player (SC Heerenveen, Veendam)
  • 1975-10-09 Mark Viduka, Australian soccer striker (Olyroos, Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1975-10-13 Leo Koswal, Dutch soccer player (Dordrecht '90), born in Breda, Netherlands
  • 1975-10-22 Melchior Schoenmakers, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • 1975-11-30 Mehrdad Minavand, Iranian soccer midfielder (67 caps; Persepolis, Sturm Graz), born in Tehran, Iran (d. 2021)
  • 1975-12-04 Marci Miller [Jobson], American soccer midfielder and coach (17 caps; coach Baylor), born in St. Charles, Illinois
  • 1975-12-12 Craig Moore, Australian soccer defender and broadcaster (52 caps; Glasgow Rangers 175 games), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1975-12-27 Patrick Paauwe, Dutch soccer player (PSV, Graafschap)
  • 1976-01-03 Angelos Basinas, Greek soccer defensive midfielder (100 caps; European C'ship 2004), born in Chalkida, Greece
  • 1976-01-18 Vincent Polvliet, Dutch soccer player (FC Utrecht)
  • 1976-02-01 Anne Mäkinen, Finnish soccer central midfielder (118 caps; AIK, Stockholm), born in Helsinki, Finland
  • 1976-02-08 Holly Manthei, soccer midfielder/forward (Olympics 1996), born in Edina, Minnesota
  • 1976-02-21 Robin Confer, American soccer forward (Olympics 1996)
  • 1976-03-18 Jovan Kirovski, American soccer player
  • 1976-03-20 Arno Knapen, Dutch soccer player (Holten, FC Twente)
  • 1976-03-24 Danielle Garrett, Camp Hill Penn, soccer forward (Olympics 1996)
  • 1976-03-26 Ufuk Talay, Australian soccer player and manager, born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1976-04-01 Clarence Seedorf, Dutch soccer midfielder (87 caps; AC Milan, Ajax, Real Madrid) and manager (AC Milan, Deportivo La Coruña, Cameroon), born in Paramaribo, Suriname
  • 1976-04-25 Gilberto [Gilberto da Silva Melo], Brazilian soccer midfielder (36 caps; Hertha BSC; Flamengo), born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 1976-05-29 Caçapa, Brazilian soccer defender (Brazil 3 caps, Lyon), born in Lavras, Brazil
  • 1976-05-29 Yegor Titov, Russian soccer midfielder, coach (Russia 41 caps), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1976-06-16 Frank van Twillert, soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles)
  • 1976-06-23 Wade Barrett, American soccer player
  • 1976-07-01 Patrick Kluivert, Dutch soccer striker (Netherlands 79 caps)), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 1976-07-01 Hannu Tihinen, Finnish soccer defender (Finland 76 caps), born in Keminmaa, Finland
  • 1976-07-01 Ruud van Nistelrooy, Dutch soccer striker (Netherlands 70 caps, Man U), born in Oss, Netherlands
  • 1976-07-08 Michael Renfurm, Surinam/Dutch soccer player (Sparta)
  • 1976-07-08 Staci Wilson, soccer defender (Olympics 1996), born in Livingston, New Jersey
  • 1976-07-27 Fernando Ricksen, Dutch soccer midfielder (12 caps; Glasgow Rangers), born in Hoensbroek, Limburg (d. 2019)
  • 1976-08-01 Nwankwo Kanu, Nigerian soccer player (Ajax), born in Owerri, Imo, Nigeria
  • 1976-08-15 Boudewijn Send, soccer player (PSV)
  • 1976-08-16 Jonatan Johansson, Finnish soccer striker, manager (106 caps; Rangers, Charlton), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1976-08-21 Jeff Cunningham, Jamaican American soccer player, born in Montego Bay, Jamaica

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