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28/5/2017Francesco Totti says farewell to the Roma fans in an emotional speech after his final game for the club, a 3-2 win over Genoa in Olympico, Rome. Totti was brought on in the second-half and he was on the pitch as Diego Perotti scored a dramatic winner that saw Roma qualify for next season's Champions League group stage.Totti spent his entire career at Roma, winning a Serie A title, two Coppa Italia titles, and two Supercoppa Italiana titles; he is the top goalscorer and the most capped player in the club's history. Totti also holds the record for the youngest club captain in the history of Serie A. He won the Serie A Italian Footballer of the Year title, 5 times (2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2007), the Serie A Footballer of the Year title 2 times (2000, 2003) and the Serie A Top Scorer title once (200607). He capped 58 times with the Italian national team (1998-2006) scoring 9 goals, winning the 2006 World Cup.
28/5/2016Real Madrid are crowned champions of Europe for the 11th time after beating Atletico Madrid in a dramatic penalty shootout (5-3) in Milan. 43-year-old Zidane, the first French manager to win the Champions League, becomes the 7th in history and 2nd for Real to win the European Cup/Champions League as both a player and a manager.
28/5/2002After 25 years, Elton John resigns from the presidency of Watford, the footbal team he undertook when it was in the 4th Division. Elton first joined the club as a vice president in 1973
28/5/200024 year-old Dimosthenis Tambakos wins the gold medal in rings with 9.737 points at the European Gymnastics Championships in Bremen
28/5/2000Olympiacos become the first football team in Greece to win 4 consecutive championships. All-time scoring record with 885 goals was set in the 1999-2000 Greek league
28/5/1994Greece take first place at the Young Women's European Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships in Salonica
28/5/199319-year-old Fragiskos Alvertis bebuts with the Greek National basketball team against Germany. With the national team he will play a total of 155 games in 12 years until 2004.
28/5/1991Greece qualify for the European Volleyball Championship led by MVP Michalis Triantafyllidis
28/5/1977Hungary defeats Greece with 3-0 in Budapest for the World Cup qualifiers
28/5/1977Sue Press becomes the first female golfer to hit consecutive holes-in-one
28/5/1977Terence Quick makes his debut as sportscaster in Budapest's Nep Stadium where Hungary face Greece (3-0)
28/5/1969First TV broadcast of a football match (second half only) in Greece. Milan win the European Champion Cup after defeating Ajax 4-1. Giannis Diakogiannis begins his career as TV sportscaster
28/5/1967Sir Francis Chichester is sailing around the world in 119 days
28/5/1939The 3d European Basketball Tournament closes. The games started on March 12. Lithuania won the title after beating Latvia 37-36

 

             
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