These football stars were born on January 30


Arda Turan, 30

Turkish international winger who won a Super Lig title with Galatasaray in 2008. He also won two La Liga titles, one with Atletico Madrid in 2014 and another with Barcelona in 2016.

Peter Crouch, 36

Striker who became one of the game’s tallest players at 6’7″ and played for the English national team from 2005 to 2010. He spent his club career on a number of teams, including two separate stints with Tottenham Hotspur, two seasons with Aston Villa, and three seasons with Liverpool.

Dimitar Berbatov, 36

Bulgarian striker who played for Tottenham Hotspur from 2006 to 2008 and for Manchester United from 2008 to 2012, before joining Fulham FC in 2012 and then AS Monaco in 2014; member of the Bulgarian national team from 1999 to 2010.

Tom Ince, 25

Attacking midfielder who joined Blackpool in 2011 after beginning his career with Liverpool.

Juninho, 42

Veteran attacking midfielder who joined Vasco Da Gama in 2013, after earning over 240 caps for Lyon FC.

Matt Taylor, 35

Goalkeeper-turned-center-back who made his professional debut in 2000 for Burscough and later played for Exeter City, Charlton Athletic, and several other clubs.

Lucas Biglia, 31

Defensive midfielder who joined Lazio in 2013 after spending seven years with Anderlecht. He became a member of the Argentine national team in 2011.

Tristan Bowen, 26

American forward who began his MLS career with the Los Angeles Galaxy in 2009. He spent three years with Chivas USA then joined the Seattle Sounders FC in 2014.

Daiki Iwamasa, 35

Japanese soccer player best known as a defender for the Kashima Antlers, where he won numerous J-League Division I and Japanese Super Cup titles from 2004 to 2013. He was captain of the Japanese national team which the 2003 Universiade.

Luis Amaranto Perea, 38

Colombian defender who joined Cruz Azul in 2012; became a member of the Colombian national team in 2003.