Birthday of Paul Nicolas, who played for France national team in period 1920-1931 (35 caps and 20 goals). He was also a national team manager. Died on March 3, 1959, aged 59 years.
International football venue The Stadium was inaugurated in Gżira. Since opening, 66 games of European national football teams were played on the stadium.
The match Netherlands vs Belgium in Amsterdam was the 100th ever international match of Netherlands.
Spain referee Emilio Guruceta Muro was born 79 years ago. He is known to have officiated 10 international matches of European teams during the period from 1974 to 1987. Passed away on February 25, 1987.
Krzysztof Baszkiewicz scored the 250th goal of Poland in international football match in Kraków against Finland.
Former Finland footballer Esa Pekonen is born today. He made his debut for national team in 1981 and earned 60 caps, scoring 2 goals.
The 500th goal of Italy national team was scored by Mario Corso in international match vs Israel.
Belgium national team played their 300th international match in Belgrade against Yugoslavia.
Tampa Stadium was opened in Tampa. The venue hosted 2 football matches of European national teams.
Luís Figo, Portugal national football team player (127 caps and 32 goals), born this day.