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Happy birthday Eusebio

Portugal's star player Eusebio at the 1966 World Cup. Credit: PA
Showing off his acrobatic skills in training for Portugal in 1961. Credit: PA

Happy 71st birthday to Portugal legend Eusebio - well played sir. Other notable football birthdays today include Barca star Xavi Hernandez and long-haired lover Daveeed Ginola.

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Happy Birthday Nani

Nani
No doubt Nani will be jumping for joy today. Credit: PA

Many happy returns to Manchester United and Portugal winger Nani, who'll be performing backflips as he turns 26.

Also celebrating is former England international full-back Terry Fenwick, who has reached 53.

Terry Fenwick
Fenwick (left) played in *that* England v Argentina match in 1986. Credit: PA

Hey Figo! Happy Birthday

Luis Figo
Footballer turned hair dye salesman Luis Figo. Credit: PA

Many happy returns to Portugal's suavest football export Luis Figo, who turns 40 today. The former Barcelona, Real Madrid and Inter winger has achieved so much in the last 20 years, not least a huge improvement in his hair style.

Also celebrating today is Dutchman Mario Melchiot (35).

Mario Melchiot
Mario Melchiot had spells at Chelsea, Birmingham City and Wigan, but has been without a club since 2011. Credit: PA
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