Top 10 Footballers to Play into Their 40’s
Who are the Top 10 Footballers to Play into Their 40‘s? Have you ever wanted to know which of the footballers have played into their 40’s? Not many footballers make it playing into their 40’s but we have prepared a list of the Top 10 Footballers to Play into Their 40. Most Footballers hang up their boots when they reach their mid 40’s but some decide to play into their 40’s some it’s because they have a lot to prove some maybe because they just love the sport, players like Ryan Giggs who didn’t have very much to rove but played into his 40’s.
We have a player on this list who actually scored at the World Cup finals, at the age becoming the oldest player to ever score in a FIFA World Cup match. Another captained his team at the age of 40 and led them to the World Cup triumph in 1982.
Top Ten Footballers to Play into Their 40’s
Previously we published the 10 Oldest Footballers To Score in The Premier League & Top 10 Greatest One Club Footballers of All Time if you haven’t checked them out make sure you do after this list. Let’s find out the Top 10 Footballers to Play into Their 40’s. Here are the Top 10 Footballers to Play into Their 40’s.
10. Gordon Strachan
Gordon Strachan was one of the great players in the 80’s and is arguably the best Scottish player of all time. The Scot managed to play into his forties and retired after spending three seasons with Coventry City where he was during his final footballing years. The Scot retired at the age of 40 and he makes it at number 10 on the Top 10 Footballers to Play into Their 40’s.
The player managed to play for Manchester United and Aberdeen where he made his name known and won some trophies.