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On 4 April 1953, Duncan Edwards made his debut for Manchester United, starting a career cut short by his death in Munich five years later.
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On 30 March 2010, Lyon beat Bordeaux 3-1 in the Champions League's first all-French contest.
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On 29 March 2000, Wales played their first match at the new Millenium Stadium in Cardiff. And lost 1-2.
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On 28 March 1897, Josef "Sepp" Herberger was born in Mannheim, Germany. He went on to manage the German national team for almost thirty years, winning a World Cup in the process.
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On 27 March 2002, the shirt worn by Pelé in the 1970 World Cup Final sold at an auction for a record £157,750. The bid, placed by an anonymous telephone bidder, smashed the expected sale price, estimated by Christie's auction house at a mere £50,000.
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On 25 March 1914, Aris FC, owners of an impressive home unbeaten streak in UEFA competition, formed in Thessaloniki, Greece.
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On 24 March 2012, Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 100th La Liga goal, hitting that milestone faster than any other player in club history.
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On 20 March 1991, a European Cup quarterfinal between Red Star Belgrade and Dynamo Dresden was halted in the 75th minute due to rioting in the stands. It never resumed and went into the books as a 3-0 win for Red Star.
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On 19 March 1976, four-time Serie A Defender of the Year Alessandro Nesta was born in Rome.
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On 18 March 1904, the Austrian Football Association formed in Vienna and soon controlled one of Europe's most dominant teams.
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