Foundation day of MŠK Žilina. They were winners of Slovakia football championship 7 times.
Former Sweden footballer Arne Nyberg was born today. He made his debut for national team in 1935 and earned 31 caps, scoring 18 goals. Died on August 12, 1970, aged 57 years.
Aarne Linna scored the 50th goal of Finland in international football match in Gävle against Sweden.
International football venue Stade des Charmilles was inaugurated in Geneva. Since opening, 29 games of European national football teams were played on the stadium.
Daegu Civic Stadium was opened in Daegu. The venue hosted 2 football matches of European national teams.
Birthday of Jerzy Engel from Poland, who managed Poland national team in 29 international football matches.
Former Portugal national team manager Paulo Bento is born 51 years ago. He also played for national team.
Scotland referee Craig Thomson is born 48 years ago. He is known to have officiated 29 international matches of European teams during the period from 2004 to 2017.
Juli Sánchez, Andorra national football team player (73 caps and 1 goal), born this day.
42 years ago, the England football player Frank Lampard is born. He appeared for 106 matches in total and scored 29 international goals for England.
Birthday of Brede Hangeland, who played for Norway national team in period 2002-2014 (91 caps and 4 goals).
Russia footballer Vasiliy Berezutskiy is born today. He made his debut for national team in 2003 and earned 101 caps, scoring 5 goals.
Vanczák Vilmos, Hungary national football team player (79 caps and 4 goals), born this day.
33 years ago, the Bosnia & Herzegovina football player Asmir Begović is born. He appeared for 63 matches in total for Bosnia & Herzegovina.
The 1500th goal of Sweden national team was scored by Johnny Ekström in international match vs Costa Rica.
Former Hungary national team player Sárosi György died on this day aged 80. He earned 62 caps and scored 42 goals in total. Date of his birth: September 16, 1912.
Former Romania national football team head coach Angelo Niculescu died at the age of 5. Date of his birth: October 1, 1921.