Velodromo Sempione was opened in Milan. The venue hosted 2 football matches of European national teams.
Birthday of the Malta football referee Charles Scerri, who was an official at 5 international games of European association football teams. The referee died on December 12, 2018.
International football venue Estádio Brinco de Ouro da Princesa was inaugurated in Campinas. Since opening, 1 game of European national football teams was played on the stadium.
Arne Larsen Økland, former Norway national football team player (54 caps and 13 goals), born this day.
Denmark referee Michael Svendsen is born 53 years ago. He is known to have officiated 7 international matches of European teams during the period from 2006 to 2010.
Georgi Naydenov passed away at the age of 38. He played for Bulgaria national team in period from 1955 to 1966 (51 caps). Born on December 21, 1931.
48 years ago, the Finland football player Antti Niemi is born. He appeared for 67 matches in total for Finland.
Birthday of Giasemakis Giasoumi, who played for Cyprus national team in period 1998-2009 (65 caps and 12 goals).
Former Hungary national team player Bozsik József died on this day aged 52. He earned 101 caps and scored 11 goals in total. Date of his birth: November 28, 1925.
Germany footballer Marco Reus is born today. He made his debut for national team in 2011 and earned 44 caps, scoring 13 goals.
Willibald Hahn from Austria, who managed Norway and Switzerland national teams in 37 international football matches, passed away. Born on January 31, 1908.
The 150th goal of Slovenia national team was scored by Milivoje Novaković in international match vs Trinidad & Tobago.
The match Belarus vs Rep. of Ireland in Cork was the 200th ever international match of Belarus.