On this day: 29 July

Date published: Wednesday 29th July 2015 11:49

Our colleagues at Footyplace.com take a look back through the history books for all the big moments of July 28.

On this day: Antoine Griezmann moves to Atletico Madrid, Liverpool sign a striker, USA appoint a German boss and Colombia seal Copa America glory.

1948: Football kicked off at the London Olympics after a nine-year hiatus due to World War II, with Netherlands beating Republic of Ireland 2-0 and Luxembourg thrashing Afghanistan 6-0

2000: The highest scoring MLS All-Star match was played at Columbus Crew Stadium with East beating West 9-4 with eleven different players finding the net.

2001: Copa America hosts Colombia won their first title beating Mexico 1-0 with nine men and their manager sent to the stands. The Colombians won the title without conceding a single goal throughout the entirety of the tournament.

2007: Iraq triumphed 1-0 over Saudi Arabia in Jakarta to win their first Asian Cup title, the only goal coming from Iraq's captain Younis Mahmoud.

2011: Ex-Germany and Bayern Munich manager Jurgen Klinsmann was appointed as USA's new national team manager on a five -year contract

2013: Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina was loaned out to Rafael Benitez's Napoli on a season-long loan.

2014: After impressing at the World Cup in Brazil, Belgian attacker Divock Origi completed a transfer to Liverpool for £10 million from Lille but was later loaned back to the French club for the entirety of the 2014/15 season

2014: Antoine Griezmann completed a £24 million transfer from Real Sociedad to La Liga champions Atletico Madrid.

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