Soccer in History (Part 9)

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Birthdays 801 - 883 of 883

  • 1984-03-31 Eddie Johnson, American soccer striker (USA 63 caps), born in Bunnell, Florida
  • 1984-05-01 Mišo Brečko, Slovenian soccer defender (77 caps; FC Köln, FC Nürnberg), born in Trbovlje, Slovenia
  • 1984-05-01 Alexander Farnerud, Swedish soccer midfielder (8 caps; Strasbourg, Young Boys), born in Landskrona, Sweden
  • 1984-07-19 Lewis Price, Welsh soccer goalkeeper (11 caps; Ipswich Town), born in Bournemouth, England
  • 1984-08-13 Heath Pearce, American soccer defender (35 caps; FC Nordsjælland, NY Red Bulls), born in Modesto, California
  • 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 forward (10 caps), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1984-11-01 Miloš Krasić, Serbian soccer winger (46 caps; CSKA Moscow, Juventus), born in Mitrovica, Kosovo
  • 1984-11-30 Nigel de Jong, Dutch soccer midfielder (81 caps; Manchester City, AC Milan), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 1985-01-01 Steven Davis, Northern Irish soccer midfielder (117 caps [2019]; Rangers, Southampton), born in Ballymena, Northern Ireland
  • 1985-01-02 Heather O'Reilly, American soccer midfielder (231 caps; FIFA Women's World Cup 2015; Olympic gold 2004, 08, 12), born in East Brunswick, New Jersey
  • 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
  • 1985-02-01 Dean Shiels, Irish soccer midfielder (14 caps, Northern Ireland; Hibernian, Rangers), born in Magherafelt, Northern Ireland

Person of interestCristiano Ronaldo

1985-02-05 Cristiano Ronaldo, Portuguese soccer striker (4th to score in 4 World Cups, Real Madrid), born in Funchal, Portugal

Football Star Cristiano Ronaldo
Football Star
Cristiano Ronaldo
  • 1985-03-11 Nikolai Topor-Stanley, Australian soccer player
  • 1985-05-12 Tally Hall, American soccer player,born in SeaTac, Washington

Person of interestMegan Rapinoe

1985-07-05 Megan Rapinoe, American pro soccer player (American co-captain), born in Redding, California

Soccer Star Megan Rapinoe
Soccer Star
Megan Rapinoe
  • 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
  • 1985-12-19 Gary Cahill, English soccer defender (61 caps; Chelsea, Bolton), born in Dronfield, Derbyshire
  • 1986-01-03 Jacob Timpano, Australian soccer player
  • 1986-02-03 David Edwards, Welsh soccer midfielder (43 caps; Wolverhampton Wanderers 284 games), born in Pontesbury, England
  • 1986-03-01 Jonathan Spector, American soccer defender (36 caps; West Ham United, Birmingham City), born in Arlington Heights, Illinois
  • 1986-03-07 Ben Griffin, Australian soccer player
  • 1986-03-30 Sergio Ramos, Spanish soccer defender (Europe's most capped male outfield player; Real Madrid), born in Camas, Seville, Andalusia
  • 1986-04-02 Ibrahim Afellay, Dutch soccer midfielder (53 caps; PSV Eindhoven), born in Utrecht, Netherlands
  • 1986-04-18 Maurice Edu, American soccer player, born in Fontana, California
  • 1986-05-01 Christian Benítez, Ecuadorian soccer striker (58 caps; El Nacional, Santos Laguna, América), 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, born in Rochester, New York
  • 1986-09-28 Andrés Guardado, Mexican soccer midfielder (158 caps; Deportivo La Coruña, Valencia, PSV), born in Guadalajara, Jalisco
  • 1986-10-07 Lee Nguyen, American soccer player, born in Richardson, Texas
  • 1986-10-22 Kara Lang, Canadian soccer player
  • 1986-12-02 Claudiu Keșerü, Romanian soccer forward (37 caps; FC Nantes, Steaua București), born in Oradea, Romania
  • 1987-01-22 Shane Long, Irish soccer striker (fastest EPL goal 7.69s 2019), born in Gortnahoe, Republic of Ireland
  • 1987-02-01 Giuseppe Rossi, Italian-American soccer forward (30 caps Italy; Villarreal), born in Teaneck, New Jersey
  • 1987-02-01 Sebastian Boenisch, Polish soccer left back (14 caps; Werder Bremen, Bayer Leverkusen), born in Gliwice, Poland
  • 1987-02-14 Edinson Cavani, Uruguayan football striker (Uruguay, PSG), born in Salto, Uruguay
  • 1987-04-02 Pablo César Aguilar, Paraguayan soccer defender (28 caps; Sportivo Luqueño, América, Cruz Azul), born in Luque, Paraguay
  • 1987-04-03 Sal Zizzo, American soccer player (Atlanta United), born in San Diego, California
  • 1987-04-25 Johann Smith, American soccer player, born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • 1987-05-01 Leonardo Bonucci, Italian soccer centre-back (95 caps; Juventus), 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 football star 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 defender (USA 150 caps; Borussia Mönchengladbach), born in Princeton, New Jersey
  • 1987-09-15 Aly Cissokho, French football (soccer) player
  • 1988-01-03 Jonny Evans, Northern Irish soccer defender (84 caps; Manchester United, WBA, Leicester City), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • 1988-01-03 Ikechi Anya, Scottish soccer midfielder (29 caps; Watford, Derby County), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1988-06-02 Sergio Agüero, Argentine soccer striker (96 caps; Manchester City; leading overseas goal scorer in EPL history), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 1988-09-01 Gabriel Ferrari, American soccer player
  • 1989-01-13 Bryan Arguez, American soccer player
  • 1989-02-06 Craig Cathcart, Irish soccer defender (45 caps; Watford), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • 1989-03-01 Carlos Vela, Mexican soccer winger (72 caps; Real Sociedad, Los Angeles FC), born in Cancún, Quintana Roo, Mexico

Person of interestAlex Morgan

1989-07-02 Alex Morgan, American soccer player (Orlando Pride) and co-captain of the US women's national soccer team, born in San Dimas, California

Soccer Player Alex Morgan
Soccer Player
Alex Morgan
  • 1989-07-16 Gareth Bale, Welsh soccer winger (Tottenham, Real Madrid, Wales), born in Cardiff, Wales
  • 1989-11-02 Stevan Jovetić, Montenegrin soccer striker (51 caps; Fiorentina, Monaco), born in Podgorica, Montenegro
  • 1989-11-24 Johnny Exantus, Hatian soccer player
  • 1989-12-02 Matteo Darmian, Italian soccer full-back (36 caps; Torino, Manchester United), born in Legnano, Milan, Italy
  • 1990-01-03 Yoichiro Kakitani, Japanese soccer midfielder (18 caps; Cerezo Osaka), born in Osaka, Japan
  • 1990-04-02 Miralem Pjanić, Bosnian soccer midfielder (92 caps; Roma, Juventus), born in Tuzia, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • 1990-08-12 Mario Balotelli, Italian soccer striker (36 caps; Nice, Inter, Man City), born in Palermo, Italy
  • 1990-11-03 Ellyse Perry, Australian soccer defender and cricket all-rounder (top Test score 213no; NSW; Sydney Sixers), born in Sydney NSW
  • 1990-12-02 Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu, Ghanaian soccer midfielder (78 caps; Udinese), born in Berekum, Brong-Ahafo, Ghana
  • 1990-12-02 Gastón Ramírez, Uruguayan soccer midfielder (43 caps; Sampdoria), born in Fray Bentos, Uruguay
  • 1990-12-03 Christian Benteke, Belgian soccer striker (93 caps; Genk, Crystal Palace, Liverpool, Aston Villa), born in Kinshasa, Zaire
  • 1991-05-28 Alexandre Lacazette, French soccer player, born in Lyon, France
  • 1992-01-01 Jack Wilshere, English soccer midfielder (34 caps; Arsenal, West Ham Utd), born in Stevenage, England
  • 1992-01-08 Shahdon Winchester, Trinidadian soccer winger (27 caps; Murciélagos), born in Princes Town, Trinidad and Tobago (d. 2019)

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 (26 caps; Watford, Derby County, Burnley), 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
  • 1992-12-01 Marco van Ginkel, Dutch soccer midfielder (8 caps; Vitesse, Chelsea, PSV), born in Amersfoort, Netherlands
  • 1993-12-02 Kostas Stafylidis, Greek soccer left back (30 caps; 1899 Hoffenheim), born in Thessaloniki, Macedonia, Greece
  • 1994-11-01 James Ward-Prowse, English soccer midfielder (2 caps; Southampton), born in Portsmouth, Hampshire
  • 1995-07-10 Ada Hegerberg, Norwegian football striker (first women's Ballon d'Or winner), born in Molde, Norway

Person of interestKylian Mbappé

1998-12-20 Kylian Mbappé, French soccer forward (France, PSG, Monaco), born in Paris, France

Footballer Kylian Mbappé
Footballer
Kylian Mbappé

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