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This day in European football history - May 21

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What happened on May 21
YearEvents
1908
ÅIFK Turku were established on this day. The club from Finland have won 3 domestic championship titles.
1911
Sportplatz des Sportvereins München von 1860 an der Grünwalder Straße was opened in Munich. The venue hosted 4 football matches of European national teams.
1921
International football venue Stadion am Bieberer Berg was inaugurated in Offenbach am Main. Since opening, 2 games of European national football teams were played on the stadium.
1924
The 1st ever international game of the Bulgaria national team was held in Vienna vs Austria.
1925
Waldstadion was opened in Frankfurt am Main. The venue hosted 40 football matches of European national teams.
1933
The 100th goal of Spain national team was scored by Elícegui in international match vs Bulgaria.
1936
International football venue Stadion Galgenwaard was inaugurated in Utrecht. Since opening, 8 games of European national football teams were played on the stadium.
1942
International footballer Ivo Viktor is born 78 years ago. He played 63 matches for Czechoslovakia national team.
Birthday of the international referee Ivan Gregr from Czechoslovakia, who refereed 7 football games of European national teams
1948
Former Czechoslovakia football referee Karel Herites died this day 72 years ago. He officiated in matches of national football teams.
1950
Albano scored the 100th goal of Portugal in international football match in Oeiras against Scotland.
1951
International football referee Kurt Röthlisberger from Switzerland is born on this day. He refereed matches of European national football teams (24 games in total).
1953
The match Wales vs Yugoslavia in Belgrade was the 200th ever international match of Wales.
1959
Portugal national team played their 100th international match in Gothenburg against Sweden.
1964
Birthday of the Cyprus football referee Kostas Kapitanis, who was an official at 29 international games of European association football teams.
1978
Estadio Mundialista was opened in Mar del Plata. The venue hosted 10 football matches of European national teams.
1986
Mario Mandžukić, Croatia national football team player (89 caps and 33 goals), born this day.
1991
29 years ago, the Lithuania football player Fedor Černych is born. He appeared for 55 matches in total and scored 9 international goals for Lithuania.
1998
Pedro Escartín passed away aged 95. He was a well-known international football referee from Spain. He was also a national team manager. Date of his birth: August 8, 1902.
2008
International football venue Stade Saputo was inaugurated in Montréal. Since opening, 1 game of European national football teams was played on the stadium.
2014
The first international goal of Kosovo was scored by Albert Bunjaku in football match vs Turkey*.
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