Birthday of the Spain football referee José María Ortiz de Mendíbil, who was an official at 8 international games of European association football teams. The referee died on September 15, 2015.
Central Stadium Pakhtakor was opened in Tashkent. The venue hosted 7 football matches of European national teams.
International footballer Gunnar Halle is born 57 years ago. He played 64 matches for Norway national team and scored 5 goals.
Estonia referee Hannes Kaasik is born 44 years ago. He is known to have officiated 10 international matches of European teams during the period from 2002 to 2013.
Stefano Bensi, Luxembourg national football team player (55 caps and 5 goals), born this day.
30 years ago, the Faroe Islands football player Gilli Rólantsson is born. He appeared for 61 matches in total and scored 1 international goal for Faroe Islands.
International football venue Şəhər Stadionu was inaugurated in Lankaran. Since opening, 1 game of European national football teams was played on the stadium.
Stadion Stožice was opened in Ljubljana. The venue hosted 42 football matches of European national teams.
Former Yugoslavia national team player Vladimir Beara died on this day aged 85. He earned 59 caps in total. Born on August 26, 1928.
Harald Nielsen died at the age of 73. He appeared in 14 international football gamesand scored 15 goals for Denmark team. Date of his birth: October 26, 1941.
József Tóth passed away at the age of 70. He played for Hungary national team in period from 1974 to 1983 (56 caps and 1 goal). Born on December 2, 1951.