On This Day in Football History ⭐

On this day in 1974 at the World Cup, Johan Cruyff introduced the world to the Cruyff Turn.

A game-changer :clap:

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Our first-ever Premier League goal in the month of June, scored by Bruno Fernandes, on this day in :two::zero::two::zero: :raised_hands:

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:date: On This Day In 1995

Arsenal completed the signing of Dennis Bergkamp from Inter. :writing_hand:

:stadium: 315 PL Appearances
:soccer: 87 Goals
:a: 94 Assists

:trophy: 4 FA Cups
:trophy: 3 Premier League Titles

The non-flying Dutchman. :netherlands:

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#OnThisDay in 1976…

Antonin Panenka scored the most iconic penalty in history against West Germany to help win the European Championship.

And we’ve all been trying them ever since!

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James Maddison’s Premier League career by numbers:

:stadium: 133 Appearances (116 Starts)
:key: 278 Chances Created
:dart: 103 Shots On Target
:key: 38 Big Chances Created
:soccer: 33 Goals
:a: 23 Assists

He signed for Leicester OTD in 2018

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:date: #OnThisDay 18 years ago…

England defeated Croatia 4-2 at Euro 2004 thanks to goals from Wayne Rooney, Paul Scholes and Frank Lampard

A Wayne Rooney Masterclass. :heart_eyes:

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:date: #OnThisDay 20 years ago…

Ronaldinho scored THAT freekick as England were knocked out of the 2002 World Cup after a 2-1 defeat to Brazil

Heartbreaker. :broken_heart:

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ON THIS DAY: In 2019, Fernando Torres announced his retirement from professional football:

◉ Atlético Madrid’s youngest captain
◉ First Spanish player to score a PL hat-trick⁠
◉ First player to score in two European Championship finals

El Niño. :es:

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20 years ago today, Ronaldinho fooled everyone with 𝘁𝗵𝗮𝘁 free-kick against England :call_me_hand:

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Four years ago today, a 19-year-old Kylian Mbappé scored his first World Cup goal in a 1-0 win vs. Peru.

He became the youngest scorer ever for France at a World Cup :sunglasses:

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36 years ago today, Diego Maradona scored the ‘Goal Of the Century’ and the ‘Hand Of God’ just 4 minutes apart against England at the World Cup.

His shirt from that match went on to sell for $9 million at auction earlier this year :moneybag:

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Liverpool signed Mo Salah on this day in 2017.

He’s marked his name in their history books :crown:

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:date: On This Day In 2017

Liverpool signed Mohamed Salah from Roma. :writing_hand:

He has been directly involved in
164 goals in 180 Premier League games for the club:

:soccer: 118 Goals
:a: 46 Assists

A goal or assist every 91 minutes. :clap:

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One year ago, Ronaldo matched Ali Daei for the most goals in men’s international history :goat:

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12 years ago today, Landon Donovan scored 𝒕𝒉𝒂𝒕 epic World Cup goal :us:

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17 years ago today, Ji-Sung Park signed for Manchester United :writing_hand:

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:date: On This Day In 2020

Anthony Martial scored Manchester United’s first Premier League hat-trick since Sir Alex Ferguson’s departure:

:soccer: 07’
:soccer: 44’
:soccer: 74’

It was the club’s first PL hat-trick in 7 years (RVP vs Aston Villa in 2013). :tophat:

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Two years ago today, Liverpool won their first league title in 30 years.

The wait was finally over :trophy:

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