Former Sweden association captain Lennart Nyman was born 103 years ago. Died on August 25, 1998.
97 years ago today, FC Rapid Bucureşti were formed. The club from Romania have won 3 domestic championship titles.
Hector Goetinck from Belgium, who managed Belgium national team in 33 international football matches, passed away. He was also a national team player. Born on March 5, 1886.
Former Portugal footballer Bento was born today. He made his debut for national team in 1976 and earned 63 caps. Date of his death: March 1, 2007.
Estadio Independencia was opened in Belo Horizonte. The venue hosted 2 football matches of European national teams.
Birthday of the Romania football referee Marcel Lică, who was an official at 8 international games of European association football teams. He was also a national team player.
Mario Magnozzi passed away at the age of 69. He played for Italy national team in period from 1924 to 1932 (29 caps and 13 goals). Born on March 20, 1902.
The 200th goal of Rep. of Ireland national team was scored by Mick Leech in international match vs Portugal.
Greece referee Mihalis Koukoulakis is born 45 years ago. He is known to have officiated 10 international matches of European teams during the period from 2009 to 2015.
International football venue Stade du Nord was inaugurated in Villeneuve d`Ascq. Since opening, 2 games of European national football teams were played on the stadium.
Daniel Jensen, Denmark national football team player (52 caps and 3 goals), born this day.
37 years ago, the Austria football player Marc Janko is born. He appeared for 70 matches in total and scored 27 international goals for Austria.
Birthday of Scott Brown, who played for Scotland national team in period 2005-2017 (55 caps and 4 goals).
Sweden footballer Pontus Wernbloom is born today. He made his debut for national team in 2007 and earned 51 caps, scoring 2 goals.