On this day in football history - 9th July

Birthdays / Born on this day - 9th July

  • 9th July 1940 - Jair da Costa - Tricky and incredibly fast, he spent most of his career in Italy and was a key member of the "Grande Inter" side.
  • 9th July 1955 - Steve Coppell - Great little right winger, he broke the record for most consecutive matches for an outfield player for Man Utd.
  • 9th July 1967 - Yordan Letchkov - Iconic balding Bulgarian midfielder who hit fame with his wonderful diving header vs Germany at USA 94.
  • 9th July 1968 - Paolo Di Canio - The Italian had his ups and downs in a 23 year career but he sure had some ability. Boy could he dribble.
  • 9th July 1969 - Álex Aguinaga - One of Ecuador's greatest players, it wasn't just his trademark long hair which made him stand out, his quality on the ball in midfield also had something to do with it.

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