On This Day in Football History ⭐

Maradona would have turned 62 today. Rest in peace :blue_heart:

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:calendar: On This Day In 2003

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first goal for Manchester United in a 3-0 win over Portsmouth. :soccer:

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On this day in 2017, Sergio Agüero scored his 178th Manchester City goal to become their all-time top scorer.

He left the club with 260 :crown:

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One year ago today, Xavi was appointed manager of Barcelona :large_blue_circle::red_circle:

His record through 55 matches: 32 wins, 11 draws, 12 losses

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Barcelona vs. Man United was a Champions League final just 11 years ago :thought_balloon:

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Eddie Howe joined Newcastle one year ago today.

They’ve gone from fighting relegation to being 3rd in the Premier League :clap::chart_with_upwards_trend:

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:black_small_square: 791 appearances
:black_small_square: 365 goals
:black_small_square: 19 trophies

Four years ago today, legendary striker Didier Drogba called time on a heroic career :fire:

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10 years ago today, Zlatan scored a 30-yard overhead kick against England :boom:

It won him the Puskas award :trophy:

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Three years ago today: :wales:

On Monday, Gareth Bale’s top priority plays its first World Cup match since 1958 :earth_africa:

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Two years ago today, Diego Maradona died at age 60.

A World Cup legend :trophy:

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:date: On This Day In 2020

Olivier Giroud became the first Chelsea player to score 4 times in a Champions League game.

:soccer: 08’
:soccer: 54’
:soccer: 74’
:soccer: 83’

He scored all four goals in a 4-0 win over Sevilla. :muscle:

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