Egyptian striker, 75, hopes to become world’s oldest soccer pro

FILE PHOTO: Ezzeldin Bahader, a 75-year-old Egyptian football player, trains at a gym in Cairo, Egypt January 28, 2020. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

CAIRO (Reuters) – The thought of playing soccer as a professional had remained a distant dream for Ezzeldin Bahader for decades – until, at the age of 75, he registered with the Egyptian Football Association as its oldest player yet. Bahader, father of four and grandfather of six, started playing football in the streets of […]

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