1963 in association football
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|Years in association football:||1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966|
|Centuries:||19th century · 20th century · 21st century|
|Decades:||1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s|
|Years:||1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966|
The following are the association football events of the year 1963 throughout the world.
- Copa Libertadores 1963: Won by Santos FC after defeating Boca Juniors on an aggregate score of 5-3.
- September 25 – Dutch side Willem II Tilburg makes its European debut with a draw (1-1) on home soil against Manchester United in the first round of the Cup Winners Cup.
- West Germany is one of the last countries in Europe to form a national league. The Bundesliga starts off on 24 August. Dortmund's Konietzka scores the first goal.
Winners club national championship
- Argentina: Independiente
- East Germany: SC Motor Jena
- England: Everton
- Iceland: KR
- Italy: Internazionale Milano F.C.
- Mexico: Oro
- Netherlands: PSV Eindhoven
- Norway: SK Brann
- Scotland: Rangers
- Spain: Real Madrid
- Sweden: IFK Norrköping
- Turkey: Galatasaray S.K.
- West Germany: Borussia Dortmund
- 1963 British Home Championship (October 20, 1962 – April 6, 1963)
- January 1 – Dražen Ladić, Croatian footballer and manager
- January 26 – Jose Mourinho, Portuguese manager
- March 11 – Hugo González, Chilean footballer
- March 13 – Aníbal González, Chilean footballer
- March 30 – Willem Brouwer, Dutch footballer
- April 7 – Bernard Lama, French footballer
- May 8 – Jan de Jonge, Dutch footballer and manager
- July 30 – Carlos Maldonado, Venezuelan footballer
- July 30 – Neil Webb, English footballer
- September 17 – Nicolás Navarro, Mexican footballer
- September 19 – David Seaman, English footballer
- October 20 – Stan Valckx, Dutch footballer
- November 5 – Jean-Pierre Papin, French footballer
- November 18 – Peter Schmeichel, Danish footballer
- November 21 – Peter Bosz, Dutch footballer and manager
- November 27 – Roland Nilsson, Swedish footballer
- December 4 – Mike Snoei, Dutch footballer and manager
- December 11 – Mario Been, Dutch footballer and manager
- June 3 - Dick MacNeill (65), Dutch footballer (born 1898)