International football venue Stadio La Favorita was inaugurated in Palermo. Since opening, 21 games of European national football teams were played on the stadium.
Austria referee Erich Linemayr was born 87 years ago. He is known to have officiated 25 international matches of European teams during the period from 1968 to 1981. Passed away on June 4, 2016.
Birthday of Olav Nilsen, who played for Norway national team in period 1962-1971 (62 caps and 19 goals).
Birthday of Raymond Domenech from France, who managed France national team in 79 international football matches. He also played for national team.
Former Belgium footballer Michel Preud’homme is born today. He made his debut for national team in 1979 and earned 58 caps.
Fevzi Zemzem scored the 150th goal of Turkey in international football match in Oeiras against Portugal.
Wayne Hennessey, Wales national football team player (91 caps), born this day.
Karl Koller died at the age of 79. He appeared in 86 international football gamesand scored 5 goals for Austria team. Date of his birth: February 9, 1929.
Wirsol Rhein Neckar Arena was opened in Sinsheim. The venue hosted 2 football matches of European national teams.
Rob Rensenbrink passed away at the age of 72. He played for Netherlands national team in period from 1968 to 1979 (46 caps and 14 goals). Born on July 3, 1947.