International footballer Erik Börjesson was born 136 years ago. He played 17 matches for Sweden national team and scored 13 goals. Date of his death: July 17, 1983.
Birthday of the international referee René Mercet from Switzerland, who refereed 11 football games of European national teams The referee died on June 13, 1961.
Franz Binder, former Austria and Germany national football teams player (28 caps and 26 goals), born this day. Died on April 24, 1989, aged 77 years.
110 years ago, the former Estonia football player Richard Kuremaa was born. He appeared for 42 matches in total and scored 18 international goals for Estonia. Date of his death: October 1, 1991.
Birthday of Ferenc Szusza, who played for Hungary national team in period 1942-1956 (24 caps and 18 goals). Died on August 1, 2006, aged 82 years.
International football referee Hilmi Ok from Turkey was born on this day. He refereed matches of European national football teams (6 games in total). Passed away on February 15, 2020.
Former Belgium footballer François Van Der Elst was born today. He made his debut for national team in 1973 and earned 44 caps, scoring 14 goals. Date of his death: January 11, 2017.
Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica (da Luz) was opened in Lisbon. The venue hosted 30 football matches of European national teams.
Birthday of the Northern Ireland football referee John Ferry, who was an official at 5 international games of European association football teams.
Croatia referee Željko Širić is born 62 years ago. He is known to have officiated 10 international matches of European teams during the period from 1997 to 2006.
International footballer Costinha is born 48 years ago. He played 53 matches for Portugal national team and scored 2 goals.
Max Viinioksa passed away at the age of 72. He played for Finland national team in period from 1926 to 1935 (50 caps and 1 goal). He was also known as an international referee. Born on October 27, 1905.