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1998

Forward Kylian Mbappé is born

Kylian Mbappé is a French professional footballer who plays as a forward for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain and the France national team. He is considered the world's most expensive player from a transfer value perspective by the CIES. Mbappé became the youngest French player to score at a World Cup, and became the second teenager, after Pelé, to score in a World Cup Final.

1980

English left-back Ashle Cole is born

Ashley Cole is an English professional footballer who plays as a left back, most recently for LA Galaxy in Major League Soccer. Cole is considered by many critics and fellow professional players as one of the best defenders of his generation, and by some, for the better part of his career, as the best left back in the world.

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