On This Day in Football History ⭐

:date: On This Day In 2017

Marcus Rashford scored on his Champions League debut. :soccer:

It took him just 7 minutes after coming off the bench :vs: Basel.

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Sergio Busquets made his Barcelona debut on this day in 2008, he’s still going strong 14 years later :large_blue_circle: :red_circle:

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Son Heung-Min made his Tottenham debut on this day in 2015 :sparkles:

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It’s been 22 years since Lionel Messi arrived in Barcelona to start a legendary run :crown:

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:date: On This Day In 2020

Tottenham re-signed Gareth Bale on a season-long loan deal from Real Madrid. :writing_hand:

The Welshman scored 11 goals in just 923 minutes of Premier League action in 2020/21. :soccer:

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:date: On This Day In 2020

Son Heung-min and Harry Kane combined four times as Tottenham beat Southampton 5-2.

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Harry Kane also got on the scoresheet.
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:date: On This Day In 2009

Michael Owen scored a 96th minute winner in the Manchester derby.

:red_circle: Man Utd 4-3 Man City :large_blue_circle:

:soccer: 02’ 1-0
:soccer: 16’ 1-1
:soccer: 49’ 2-1
:soccer: 52’ 2-2
:soccer: 80’ 3-2
:soccer: 90’ 3-3
:soccer: 96’ 4-3

Fergie time. :stopwatch:

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Jose Mourinho started his first manager’s job with Benfica on this day in 2000 :rewind:

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Frank Lampard scored his first Chelsea goal on this day in 2001.

13 years later, he left the club as their all-time leading scorer with 211 :blue_heart:

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19 years ago today, Ruud van Nistelrooy missed a penalty against Arsenal and Martin Keown gave us one of the most iconic pictures in football :camera_flash:

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Seven years ago today, Robert Lewandowski scored FIVE goals in NINE minutes :exploding_head:

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Four years ago today, Luka Modrić was named The Best Men’s Footballer for 2018 :trophy:

First player to break the decade of dominance from Messi & Ronaldo

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:calendar: On This Day In 2020

Chelsea signed Edouard Mendy :writing_hand:

:stadium: 71 Premier League Appearances
:no_entry: 31 Clean Sheets
:trophy: Champions League
:trophy: UEFA Super Cup
:trophy: FIFA Club World Cup

The only African GK to keep a clean sheet in a UCL final. :gloves:

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:black_small_square: Youngest to 10 goals (18)
:black_small_square: Youngest to 15 goals (20)
:black_small_square: Youngest to 25 goals (22)
:black_small_square: Youngest to 35 goals (23)
:black_small_square: 36 goals, 25 assists in total

Kylian Mbappé made his Champions League debut on this day in 2016—he’s just getting started :triumph:

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18 years ago, Wayne Rooney delivered a Manchester United debut to remember :sparkles:

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Manchester City announced the signing of Rúben Dias two years ago today—his Premier League stats since joining:

68 games
51 wins
45 goals conceded
30 clean sheets
1 POTS
2 PL titles

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:spiral_calendar: On this day in 2007 Portsmouth and Reading played out the highest scoring match in Premier League history…

:large_blue_circle: Portsmouth 7-4 Reading :crown:

:gloves: Not a good day to be a goalkeeper!

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22 years
1,235 games
3x Premier League
7x FA Cup
7x Community Shield
23 wins against Tottenham

On this day in 1996, legendary manager Arsene Wenger joined Arsenal. He also beat Tottenham 23 times :wink:

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19 years ago today, Cristiano Ronaldo made his Champions League debut :star2:

Since then:

Most goals (140)
Most appearances (183)
Most final wins (5)
Most goals in a season (17)
Most goals in knockout stages (67)

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