Fiorentina defender Manuel Pasqual celebrated his 29th birthday on March 13. Originally from a town outside of Venice, Pasqual arrived in Florence six years ago. Since he has been with the team, he has appeared in over 138 matches. Viola striker Babacar celebrated his 18th birthday on March 16. French goalkeeper Sebastien Frey turned 31 on March 18; he has played for the Fiorentina for the past six years, but has been benched for the last five months with a knee injury.