Archie Gemmill

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Birthday
24, 1947
Birthplace
Scotland
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
24, 1947 (age 71)
Birthplace
Scotland

About

Former Scottish midfielder who scored one of the most famous goals in Scotland's history against the Netherlands in the 1978 FIFA World Cup.

Before Fame

He grew up playing soccer in Paisley, Scotland.

Trivia

After his playing career was over, he managed Rotherham United F.C. and Scotland's under-19 club.

Family Life

He raised a son named Scot Gemmill.

Associated With

His famous 1978 World Cup goal against the Netherlands was referenced in the movie "Trainspotting," starring Ewan McGregor.