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This day in European football history - June 23

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What happened on June 23
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1912
The 100th goal of Hungary national team was scored by Sándor Bodnár in international match vs Norway.
1916
105 years ago, the former Germany football player Ernest Wilimowski was born. He appeared for 30 matches in total and scored 34 international goals for Germany and Poland. Date of his death: August 30, 1997.
1929
Pauli Jørgensen scored the 200th goal of Denmark in international football match in Copenhagen against Norway.
1933
Former England football referee Dicky Schumacher died this day at the age of 69. He officiated in matches of national football teams. Born on November 17, 1863.
1947
Birthday of Zvi Rozen, who played for Israel national team in period 1968-1975 (58 caps and 5 goals).
1954
The 100th goal of Turkey national team was scored by Mustafa Ertan in international match vs West Germany.
1955
Former France footballer Jean-Amadou Tigana is born today. He made his debut for national team in 1980 and earned 52 caps, scoring 1 goal.
Birthday of the Netherlands football referee Roelof Luinge, who was an official at 8 international games of European association football teams.
1958
Northern Ireland referee Leslie Irvine is born 63 years ago. He is known to have officiated 12 international matches of European teams during the period from 1992 to 2003.
1972
International footballer Zinédine Zidane is born 49 years ago. He played 108 matches for France national team and scored 31 goals.
1975
Matthías Hallgrímsson scored the 100th goal of Iceland in international football match in Reykjavík against Faroe Islands*.
1976
Patrick Vieira, France national football team player (107 caps and 6 goals), born this day.
1983
38 years ago, the Finland football player Kari Arkivuo is born. He appeared for 56 matches in total and scored 1 international goal for Finland.
1984
Former Austria national team player Horst Nemec died on this day aged 45. He earned 29 caps and scored 16 goals in total. Born on January 25, 1939.
2000
Peter Dubovský died at the age of 28. He appeared in 47 international football gamesand scored 18 goals for Czecho-Slovakia and Slovakia teams. Date of his birth: May 7, 1972.
2012
Alan McDonald passed away at the age of 48. He played for Northern Ireland national team in period from 1985 to 1996 (52 caps and 3 goals). Born on October 12, 1963.
2017
Former Netherlands national team player Tonny van der Linden died on this day aged 84. He earned 24 caps and scored 17 goals in total. Date of his birth: November 29, 1932.
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