Footballers Birthdays – November

By  Umair Asif - 28 November 2016

Footballers Born Today 30th November 2016

Nigel de Jong

Nigel de Jong, the Dutch International who plays as a defensive midfielder, turns 32 today. The impressive playmaker is a product of Ajax Youth Academy and played his stints at different clubs including Ajax, Hamburg, Man City, Milan, LA Galaxy and Galatasaray.


Miiko Albornoz

The 27-year-old Chilean defender currently plays at Hannover 96, Germany. He started his career at IF Brommapojkarna and after spending 4 useful years there, moved to Malmo FF. He has represented Sweden at different youth levels but opted to play for Chile at international level and was part of Chile’s 2014 World Cup squad.


Max Gradel

The 29-year-old Ivorian international started his professional career with Leicester but was loaned to Bournemouth. In 2008, he returned to Leicester and earned a promotion with the side but was again loaned to Leeds United. He also played a stint at Saint-Etienne in 2011, and in 2015, joined Bournemouth once again, but this time on a permanent move. 


Footballers Born Today 28th November 2016

Dedryck Boyata

Boyata is a Belgian centre-back, who plays for Scottish Club, Celtic. The 26-year-old made his senior debut with Manchester City in 2010, after serving the Citizens Youth Academy for a long time. He also served two loan spells at Bolton and FC Twente before joining Celtic on a permanent move.

Footballers Birthday Dedryck Boyata


Benjamin Angoua

The Ivorian International, who turns 30 today, plays his professional stint at French side, Guingamp. He is a talented African who is equally good either as a defensive midfielder or central midfielder. After some struggling years in Africa, he finally made his big move to the French first-division side, Valenciennes, and after spending four and a half years joined Guingamp in 2014.

Footballers Birthday Benjamin Angoua


Ritchie De Laet

The 28-year-old Belgian defender has played for some of the major Premier League clubs but was recognized when he was signed by Manchester United on a three-year deal. He currently plays a crucial role at Aston Villa.

Footballers Birthdays Ritchie De Laet


Footballers Born Today 25th November 2016

Xabi Alonso

The Spanish Midfielder, who turns 35 today, started his career at Real Sociedad and after a brief spell on loan at Eibar, he returned back to Real. He successfully led his side to the second spot in 2002/03 season. In 2004, he moved to Liverpool and enjoyed a successful spell there winning UEFA Champions League. He joined Real Madrid in 2010 but after a couple of seasons joined German Giants Bayern Munich.


El Arabi Hillel Soudani

The30-year-old Algerian striker is currently enjoying his spell at Dinamo Zagreb and holds an influential role in the team. He was also part of Algeria’s national squad for 2014 FIFA World Cup. He is also the 7th highest goal scorer for his national side.


Nikola Maksimović

Nikola, who currently plays as a centre-back for Italian club, Napoli, on loan from Torino, turns 25 today. The Serb international got his first break when he signed for the Red Star Belgrade in 2012 and was later on loaned to Torino. However, Torino made the deal permanent using the buyout clause.


Footballers Born Today 24th November 2016

Footballers Born Today 24th November

Jeremain Lens

The Dutch International, who is currently fulfilling his duties at Fenerbahce on loan from Sunderland, turns 29 today. The extremely flexible player plays both at wing and at strike. He started his career in Eredivisie and after few successful years joined Dynamo Kiev. Later on, Sunderland showed interest in him and he wasted no time joining the Black Cats.

Footballers Born Today jeremain lens


Mario Gaspar Pérez

The Spaniard, better known as Mario, spent his entire career at Villarreal, making more than 200 appearances for the club. The right-back turns 26 today and made his international debut against Ukraine in 2015.

Footballers born today Mario Gaspar Pérez


Lukas Hradecky

The 28-year-old goalkeeper plays for Finland and Bundesliga club Frankfurt. He was born in Slovakia but opted to play for Finland and made his international debut at a very young age of 20.

Footballers born today Lukas Hradecky


Footballers Born Today 23rd November 2016

Footballers Born Today 23rd November

Willian José

The Brazilian striker turns 25 today. He started his professional career at a very early age of 17 and since then he has been busy making a name for himself. He played most of his football for his home country, Brazil, and then after moved to Spanish Giants Real Madrid. He, however, failed to impress at Bernabau, after which he joined Real Sociedad and is currently playing a crucial role there.

Willian José Real Sociedad Brazil


James Maddison

The 20-year-old English Footballer is currently playing at Aberdeen on loan from Norwich City. The midfielder started his career at Coventry City and played most of his football there, before joining Norwich in 2015-2016.



Neil Danns

The midfielder is currently serving Bury in Football League One and represents Guyana on international duty. He was a popular figure in EPL. He made his competitive debut with Birmingham and later on played for clubs like Crystal Palace, Bristol City, Leicester City and Bolton Wonderers to name a few.

Neil Danns Bury


Footballers Born Today 22nd November 2016

Footballers Born Today 22 November

Chris Smalling

The English centre-back, Chris Smalling turns 27 today. A product of Millwall Academy, he started his professional career with Fulham in 2008 and helped them reach 2010 UEFA Europa League Final. Shortly after, he joined Manchester United and since then is a first-team player for the Reds.

Footballers Birthdays November


Dieumerci Mbokani

The 31-year-old Congolese professional footballer is currently playing his loan spell at Hull City from Dynamo Kiev. The striker has had his spells all across Europe rendering his services for Anderlecht, VfL Wolfsburg, Monaco and Standard Liège.

Footballers Birthdays Dieumerci Mbokani


Mathieu Bodmer

The central midfielder who turns 34 today has been quite impressive throughout his career. The French footballer has been active in French football ever since he made his debut for Caen. Later on, he moved to Lille, Lyon and PSG. During his spell at PSG he was loaned to Saint-Etienne and is currently playing an integral role for the Ligue 1 leaders, OGC Nice.

Mathieu Bodmer


Footballers Born Today 21st November 2016

Footballers Birthdays November 21


Saúl Ñíguez

The Spanish Central Midfielder turns 22 today. He plays for Atletico Madrid and is an integral part of Diego Simeone’s playing 11. With 47 caps for Spain at all youth levels, Saul is desperate to make his senior team debut and with his playing credentials, he is destined to make it soon.

Saul Niguez Footballers Birthdays


Jesús Navas

The Spanish winger, who is currently serving his term at Manchester City in England, turns 31 today. He started his career with Sevilla earning 393 caps before moving to Manchester City in 2013. He was part of Spain’s 2010 World Cup and 2012 Euro Cup winning squad. 

Jesús Navas Footballers Birthdays


Diego Demme

The 25-year-old Italian-German player is the backbone of RasenBallsport Leipzig, the newly promoted side in Bundesliga currently sitting at the top of the table. This talented individual has been with the side from Division 2 and was their key man in their title-winning season.

Diego Demme Footballers Birthdays


Footballers Born Today 18th November 2016

Footballers Birthday 18 November

Peter Schmeichel

The former Danish and Man Utd goalkeeper turns 53 today. He has been prolific throughout and was awarded as the greatest goalkeeper of the year for two consecutive years. In 1999, he captained Man Utd and won treble. He also won UEFA Euro Cup while playing for Denmark in 1992.

Footballers Birthdays Peter Schmeichel


Michael Dawson

The English Defender who turns 33 today is currently the Hull City’s team captain. He started his professional career at Nottingham Forest but after few successful years followed with a move to Tottenham Hotspurs. In 2014, he joined Hull City and is currently leading the side successfully.

Footballers Birthdays Michael Dawson


Marc Albrighton

The 27-year-old English winger is currently playing a crucial role at Leicester City and was an integral part of their league-winning campaign. He started his career at Aston Vila in 2009 and scored 9 goals in 101 appearances for them.

Footballers Birthdays Marc Albrighton


Footballers Born Today 17th November 2016

 Footballers Birthday 17 November


Luis Nani, the Portuguese Midfielder, who plays for the Spanish Club, Valencia, turns 30 today. Starting his career at Sporting, he eventually moved to Manchester United, which proved to be career-changing decision for him. He polished his skills and further explored his talent under the mentorship of Alex Ferguson.

footballers birthdays luis nani


Florian Klein

The Austrian defender, Florian Klein, turns 30 today. He plays for the German club, VFB Stuttgart. Starting at LASK Linz and playing 163 games for the club, he joined Austria Wein in 2009 and 3 years later moved to Salzburg. His contract at Stuttgart will expire in 2017.

footballers birthdays florian klein


Armin Hodžić

The young Bosnian striker, Armin Hodžić, turns 22 today. He has impressed a lot with his goal scoring abilities. He currently serves at the Croatian club, Dinamo Zagreb, after failing to impress at Liverpool.

footballers birthdays armin hodzic


Footballers Born Today 16th November 2016

Footballers Birthday 16 November

Paul Scholes

The most decorated English player, Paul Scholes, turns 42 today. He has played his entire professional career at Manchester United, winning 25 trophies, including 11 Premier League Crowns and 2 Champions League. He is one of the most successful footballers and is currently the co-owner of Salford City.

Paul Scholes Footballers Birthday


Marcelo Brozović

The Croatian Midfielder started his professional career against Dinamo Zagreb in a 1-4 defeat but later on signed by the same club in 2012. He turns 24 today and is currently playing the role of a face-to-face midfielder at Inter Milan.

Footballers Birthday Marcelo Brozović


Gary Naysmith

Naysmith, who turns 38 today, is a Scottish striker who started his career with Hearts in Scotland but later on moved to England to play for Everton. He has also appeared for Scottish National side and holds 46 caps. He currently plays and manages Scottish League Two club, East Fife.

Footballers Birthday Gary Naysmith


Footballers Born Today 15th November 2016


Paulo Dybala

Paulo Dybala is an Argentinean Striker born on 15th November 1993. He made his debut for Instituto de Córdoba, after which he moved to the Italian Club, Palermo in 2011. A series of impressive performances earned him a transfer to Juventus where he won treble during his first season.


Paulo Dybala

Kevin Wimmer

Kevin Wimmer was born on 15th November 1992, and is currently playing for Tottenham Hotspurs as a Centre-back. He started his professional career withAustrian side, LASK Linz, but later on moved to Germany with FC Koln. In 2015, he joined Tottenham for a  5 year contract. 


Kevin Wimmer

Bobby Wood

Bobby Wood, born on 15th November 1992 is an American soccer player who  currently holds the role of a striker for the German club, Hamburg SV. After making his debut in second-tier Bundesliga, he earned himself a contract in the top division with Hamburg SV in 2016. Moreover,  he has also represented the American National team.


Bobby Wood

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