On this day in football history - 21st January
Birthdays / Born on this day - 21st January
- 1970 - Alen Bokšic. The Croatian striker was a Champions League winner with Marseille and a Serie A winner with Juventus and Lazio. Also had spells with Hajduk Split and Middlesbrough.
- 1947 - Giuseppe Savoldi. Cracking forward for Atalanta, Bologna amd Napoli - he could do a job in any attacking position. Serie A top-scorer in 1972-73. He was also the world's first one million pound footballer when he transferred from Bologna to Napoli in 1975.
Football Events - 21st January
- 1896 - Club Atlético Banfield were formed #OnThisDay in 1896 by British and Irish immigrants who'd settled in the village of Banfield on the outskirts of Buenos Aires. They have the great nickname "El Taladro" (the Drill).
Football Photos - 21st January