Footballers Born On Christmas Day, 25th Of December & Other Days In The Month

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Footballers, Soccer Players Born On Christmas Day, 25th Of December & Other Days In The Month

December is known for its festive season celebrations. Christmas Day and Boxing Day are such celebrated days in the month. A lot of people are born on these particular days. However, some footballers celebrate their birthdays during such times too. Let’s discover such football players.

Footballers Born On The 24th Of December

These are 10 footballers born on December 24th.

  •      Diafra Sakho

Diafra Sakho is a Senegalese professional footballer who plays for the Senegal national team and for Bursaspor on loan from Stade Rennais. He was born December 24, 1989 in Guédiawaye.

  • Serge Aurier

Serge Alain Stephane Aurier is an Ivorian professional footballer who plays for the Ivory Coast national team and for Tottenham Hotspur. He was born December 24, 1992 in Ouragahio.

  • Stefanos Athanasiadis

Stefanos “Klaus” Athanasiadis is a Greek professional footballer who plays for Super League PAS Giannina. He was born December 24, 1988 in Lakoma, Greece.

  • Theodor Gebre Selassie

Theodor Gebre Selassie is a Czech professional footballer who plays for the Czech national team and for German club Werder Bremen. He was born December 24, 1986 in Trebic, Czechia.

  • Emmanuel Cecchini

Rodrigo Emmanuel Cecchini is an Argentine footballer who plays as a central midfielder for Banfield on loan from Málaga CF. He was born December 24, 1996 in Ingenerio Luis A. Huergo, Argentina.

  • Darrius Barnes

Darrius Barnes is an American retired soccer player who played for New York Cosmos as a defender. He was born December 24, 1986 in North Carolina, United States.

  • Lee Yong

Lee Yong is a South Korean professional footballer who plays for the South National football team and for Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors. He was born December 24, 1986 in Seoul, South Korea.

  • Marcelo Salas

José Marcelo Salas Melinao, “El Matador”, is a Chilean retired professional footballer who played for the Chile national team. He was born December 24, 1974 in Temuco, Chile.

  • Stephen Appiah

Stephen Leroy Appiah is a retired Ghanaian footballer who played for the Ghana national team as a midfielder. He was born December 24, 1980 in Accra, Ghana.

  • John McStay

John “Jock” McStay is a former Scottish professional footballer who played mostly as a defender. He was born December 24, 1965 in Larkhall, United Kingdom.

Footballers Born On The 25th Of December

Here are 10 footballers born on the 25th of December.

  • Zak Boggs

Zak Devin Boggs is an American soccer player who plays for the American Soccer Revolution as a midfielder. He was born December 25, 1986 in Marietta, Ohio, United States.

  • Heather Cooke

Heather Marie Diosano Cooke is a Filipino-American professional association footballer who is also a reality TV personality. She was born December 25, 1988 in California, Maryland, United States.

  • Eric Gehrig

Eric Otto Gehrig is a former American soccer player who is Chicago Fire Soccer Club as an assistant coach. He was born December 25, 1987 in Harvey, Illinois, United States.

  • Chris Kamara

Christopher Kamara is an English former professional football player and manager who currently works as a football analyst and presenter at Sky Sports. He was born December 25, 1957 in Middlesbrough, United Kingdom

  • Joel Porter

Joel William Porter is an Australian footballer who has played for Sydney Olympic, Hartlepool United and other teams. He was born December 25, 1978 in Adelaide, Australia.

  • Francis Doe

Francis Forkey Doe is a Liberian footballer who played for Pahang FA as a forward. He was born December 25, 1985 in Monrovia, Liberia.

  • Manuel Lajud

Manuel Gibrán Lajud Bojalil is a Mexican professional footballer who plays for Mexican club Tijuana as a goalkeeper. He was born December 25, 1993 in Mexico City, Mexico.

  • Catalina Usme

María Catalina Usme Pineda is a Colombian footballer who plays as a striker for Independiente Santa Fe. She was born December 25, 1989 in Rionegro, Colombia.

  • Gary McAlister

Gary McAlister MBE is a Scottish former professional football player and coach who is currently an assistant manager at Rangers. He was born December 25, 1964 in Newarthill, United Kingdom.

  • Ken Stabler

Kenneth Michael Stabler was an American football quarterback for New Orleans Saints, Houston Oilers, Oakland Raiders in the NFL. He was born December 25, 1945 in Alabama, United States and died July 8, 2015.

Footballers Born On The 26th Of December

Here are 10 footballers born on the 26th of December.

  • Chidiebere Nwakali

Chidiebere Chijioke Nwakali is a Nigerian footballer who plays for Swedish club Kalmar FF as a midfielder. He was born December 26, 1996 in Owerri, Imo state, Nigeria.

  • Hugo Lloris

Hugo Hadrien Dominique Lloris is a French professional footballer who plays for the French national team and Tottenham Hotspur. He was born December 26, 1986 in Nice, France.

  • Sofiane Feghouli

Sofiane Feghouli is an Algerian professional footballer who plays for the Algeria national team and for Galatasaray S.K. He was born December 26, 1989 in Levallois-Perret, France.

  • Aaron Ramsey

Aaron James Ramsey is a Welsh professional footballer who plays for the Wales National team and Premier League club Arsenal. He was born December 26, 1990 in Caerphilly, United Kingdom.

  • Thomas Linke

Thomas Linke is a German retired professional football player who worked for FC Ingolstadt 04 as director of football. He was born December 26, 1969 in Sömmerda, Germany.

  • Denis Cheryshev

Denis Dmitriyevich Cheryshev is a Russian professional footballer who plays for the Russian national team and Spanish club Valencia CF on loan from Villarreal CF. He was born December 26, 1990 in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.

  • Carl Baker

Carl Paul Baker is an English professional footballer who plays for Brackey Town FC as a midfielder. He was born December 26, 1982 in Prescot, United Kingdom.

  • Etien Velikonja

Etien Velikonja is a Slovenian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Gorica. He was born December 26, 1988 in Sempeter pri Gorici, Slovenia.

  • Antonio German

Antonio Timothy German is a professional footballer who plays for the Grenada national football team and Malaysian club Selangor FA. He was born December 26, 1991 in Park Royal, London, United Kingdom.

  •   Ramona Bachmann

Ramona Bachmann is a Swiss footballer who plays for Chelsea FC Women and the Switzerland women’s national football team. She was born December 26, 1990 in Malters, United Kingdom.

Footballers Born On The 30th Of December

Below are 10 footballers born on 30th December.

  • Marcelo Días

Marcelo Alfonso Días Rojas is a Chilean professional footballer who plays for the Chile national team and Racing club as a midfielder. He was born December 30, 1986 in Santiago, Chile.

  • Kekuta Manneh

Kekuta Manneh is a German professional footballer who plays for FC Cincinnati as a forward. He was born December 30, 1994 in Bakau, Gambia.

  • Ali Al-Habsi

Ali Abdullah Harib Al-Habsi is an Omani professional footballer who plays for the Oman national team and Saudi club Al-Hilal. He was born December 30, 1981 in Muscat, Oman.

  • Barrie Mckay

Barrie McKay is a Scottish professional footballer who plays for the Scotland national team and for Swansea City AFC. He was born December 30, 1994 in Paisley, United Kingdom.

  • Francis Benali

Francis Vincent Benali is a former English professional footballer who played mostly at Southampton. He was born December 30, 1968 in Southampton, United Kingdom.

  • Scott Chipperfield

Scott Kenneth Chipperfield is an Australian professional footballer who has played for FC Basel, Wollongong Wolves and FC Aesch. He was born December 30, 1975 in. Wollongong, Australia.

  • Boubacar Barry

Boubacar Barry is a retired Ivorian football goalkeeper who played for the Ivory Coast national team. He was born December 30, 1979 in  Marcory, Abidjan, Côte D’Ivoire.

  • Charlie Nicholas

Charles Nicholas is a former Scottish professional footballer who played for Celtic and Arsenal. He was born December 30, 1961 in Cowcaddens, United Kingdom.

  • Andy Gruenebaum

Andy Gruenebaum is an American retired professional soccer player who played as a goalkeeper. He was born December 30, 1982 in Overland Park, Kansas, United States.

  • Daniel Amokachi

Daniel Owefin Amokachi is a former Nigerian professional footballer who was also a former assistant manager of the Nigeria National football team. He was born December 30, 1972 in Kaduna state, Nigeria.

Footballers Born On The 31st of December

These are 10 footballers born on the 31st of December.

  • Alex Ferguson

Sir Alexander Chapman Ferguson CBE is a former Scottish professional footballer who was also a manager at Manchester United from 1986 to 2013. He was born December 31, 1941 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

  • Craig Gordon

Craig Sinclair Gordon is a Scottish professional football goalkeeper who plays for Scottish premiership club Celtic. He was born December 31, 1982 in Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

  • Seydou Doumbia

Seydou Doumbia is an Ivorian professional footballer who plays for Girona as a forward. He was born December 31, 1987 in Abidjan, Côte D’Ivoire.

  • Cameron Carter-Vickers

Cameron Carter-Vickers is an American association footballer who plays for Swansea City on loan from Tottenham Hotspur. He was born December 31, 1997 in Southend-on-sea, United Kingdom.

  • Bradley Dack

Bradley Paul Dack is an English footballer who plays for Blackburn Rovers as a midfielder. He was born December 31, 1993 in Greenwich, United Kingdom.

  • Mohammed Rabiu

Mohammed Rabiu Al-Hassan is a Ghanaian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for PFC Krylia Sovetov Samara. He was born December 31, 1989 in Accra, Ghana.

  • Nikolic Nemanja

Nemanja Nikolic is a Yugoslavian-Hungarian professional footballer who plays for Chicago Fire Soccer Club as a striker. He was born December 31, 1987 in Senta, Serbia.

  • Fabricio Agosto Ramírez

Fabricio Agosto Ramírez is a Spanish professional football goalkeeper who plays for Premier League club Fulham. He was born December 31, 1987 in Vecindario, Spain.

  • Beto Gonçalves

Alberto Gonçalves da Costa is a professional footballer who plays as a striker for Liga 1 club Persija Jakarta on loan from Madura United. He was born December 31, 1980 in Belém, Pará, Brazil.

  • Guly do Prado

Guilherme “Guly” do Prado Raymundo is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays for XV de Piracicaba as a striker. He was born December 31, 1981 in São Paulo, Brazil.