129 years ago, the former Austria football player Richard Kuthan was born. He appeared for 24 matches in total and scored 15 international goals for Austria. Date of his death: February 10, 1958.
The 100th goal of Czechoslovakia national team was scored by Otto Novák in international match vs Sweden.
Birthday of the England football referee John Homewood, who was an official at 6 international games of European association football teams.
Birthday of Rob Rensenbrink, who played for Netherlands national team in period 1968-1979 (46 caps and 14 goals). Died on January 24, 2020, aged 72 years.
Former Soviet Union footballer Viktor Kolotov was born today. He made his debut for national team in 1970 and earned 55 caps, scoring 22 goals. Date of his death: January 3, 2000.
France referee Bertrand Layec is born 55 years ago. He is known to have officiated 11 international matches of European teams during the period from 2002 to 2009.
Astana Arena was opened in Astana. The venue hosted 32 football matches of European national teams.
Herbert Erhardt died at the age of 79. He appeared in 50 international football gamesand scored 1 goal for West Germany team. Born on July 6, 1930.
International football venue Coface Arena was inaugurated in Mainz. Since opening, 2 games of European national football teams were played on the stadium.