FOOTBALL - Today’s question: QUIZ - Which player won 8 domestic league titles in Spain and Italy combined, whilst only winning one domestic cup in his native country?
Today’s answer: Luis Figo
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RUGBY UNION - Since Italy joined the Five Nations in 2000, to make it the Six Nations, the Azzurri have been challenged to emerge from their traditional role as minnows. Having caused the odd upset, 12 March 2011 brought arguably their biggest win ever: the 22-21 triumph against France in the Six Nations, after trailing 18-6 in that match. Click here to see Mirco Bergamasco’s penalty goal complete the comeback.
HOCKEY - Today is Jamie Dwyer’s 33rd birthday. One of the finest hockey players in the world, Dwyer scored the golden goal in the 2004 Olympic final against Holland. He has also won the World Cup, the Champions Trophy five times and he has been voted the FIH’s Player Of The Year on a record five occasions. Click here for a tribute.
Shares birthday with: Kemal Atatürk, Herb Kelleher, Dave Eggers