Israeli becomes world’s oldest player

Isaak Hayik, 73 years old, celebrates as he breaks the Guinness World Record for oldest living football player after a game with Israel's Ironi Or Yehuda soccer club, in Or Yehuda, Israel April 5, 2019. REUTERS/Amir Cohen

OR YEHUDA, Israel (Reuters) – Darting between the goal posts with his striking white hair, 73-year-old Israeli Isaak Hayik set a new world record on Friday as the oldest person to play in a professional soccer match. Hayik, who celebrates his 74th birthday next week, broke the record after playing as a goalkeeper in an […]

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