August parades of array of star footballer born in this month.

Kanu Nwankwo, former Nigeria international and Arsenal star turned 42 on August 1.

The father of three who remains memorably fresh in the minds of football lovers for his stellar display in the football event of Atlanta 1996 leads our top 20 list of footballers born this month.

Germany 2010 World Cup winner, Bastian Schweinsteiger, turned 34 the same day. He played for  Bayern Munich and Manchester United as a midfielder before moving to MLS side, Chicago Fire.

Former Netherland international and Arsenal forward, Robin Van Persie celebrates 35 on August 6.

Former Arsenal teammate, Thierry Henry will turn 41 come August 17.

It is an endless list of top footballers born in the month of August, all of which are refined players of their era.

TOP 20 PLAYERS BORN IN AUGUST

  1. Kanu Nwankwo – August 1, 1976
  2. Thierry Henry – August 17, 1977
  3. Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha – August 14, 1973
  4. Alan Shearer – August 3, 1970
  5. Roy Keane – August 10, 1971
  6. David James – August 1, 1970
  7. Vincent Enyeama – August 29, 1982
  8. Jose Manuel Reina – August 31, 1982
  9. Robin Van Persie – August 6, 1983
  10. Nemanja Matic – August 1, 1988
  11. Mario Balotelli – August 12, 1990
  12. Robert Lewandowski – August 21, 1988
  13. Javier Zanetti – August 10, 1973
  14. Antonio Valencia – August 04, 1985
  15. Bastian Schweinsteiger – August 1, 1984
  16. Klaas Jan Huntelaar – August 12, 1983
  17. Louis Saha – August 08, 1978
  18. Sulley Muntari – August 27, 1984
  19. Wayne Bridge – August 05, 1980
  20. Djibril Cisse – August 12, 1981

 

 

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