On this day in football history - 4th April

Birthdays / Born on this day - 4th April

  • 1964 - Branco. Brazilian left back who took a mean free-kick. A World Cup winner in 1994 and Copa America winner in 1989. Clubs: Internacional, Fluminese, Brescia, Porto, Genoa, Gremio, Corinthians, Flamengo, Boro.

Football Events - 4th April

  • 1909 - Sporting Club Internacional formed in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Founded by the three Poppe brothers who'd moved from São Paulo but found local clubs were restricted to German descendants - the name means "International" as the club was open to everyone.
  • 1953 - Busby Babe Duncan Edwards made his Manchester United debut at the age of 16, becoming the club's youngest ever first team player.

Football Photos - 4th April