The oldest player in the NHL had been dominated for years by the ageless wonder Jaromir Jagr until the 45-year-old was let go by the Calgary Flames in January. With Jagr now playing professionally.
When he retired after that game he was 48 years, 109 days old. Blanda is a member of the Professional Football Hall of Fame. The oldest player to play football in the NFL was George Blanda. He.
Japanese striker Kazuyoshi Miura, 52, is widely regarded as the oldest current professional player and recently signed a contract extension with J-League club Yokohama FC.
The youngest player ever drafted in the NFL is Amobi Okoye, who was drafted by the Houston Texans in 2007, when he was just 19 years old. This Nigerian-born football player was able to be drafted so young, because he entered college when he was only 16 years old. He played for less than a decade before health issues sidelined him.
The current record for the oldest professional soccer player is held by Israel’s Isaak Hayik, who played in goal last April for Israel’s Ironi Or Yehuda, aged 73. Subscribe Thank you for.
Matthew Briggs (Fulham) - 16 years, 65 days. The left-back became the Premier League's youngest ever player when he replaced Moritz Voltz in Fulham's 3-1 defeat at Middlesbrough in May 2007.
The oldest player in a football (soccer) FIFA World Cup is goalkeeper Essam El-Hadary (Egypt, b. 15 January 1973), aged 45 years 161 days, when he started for Egypt vs Saudi, in the Volgograd Arena, Volgograd, Russia, on 25 June 2018.
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