Top 10 Oldest Footballers To Play At The FIFA World Cup

#3. Pat Jennings: Age 43


It was Pat Jennings’ 41st birthday when he turned out for Northern Ireland in a Group D match against Brazil in 1986 World Cup in Brazil. Jennings is the most-capped player in the country’s history with 119 appearances to his name. Jennings spent his youth career in Ireland but moved to English football in 1963 with Watford. A year later he moved to Tottenham Hotspur where he spent the vast majority of his career. In 1977 he moved to North London rivals Arsenal where he played for a further eight seasons. Jennings is a legendary figure in the English game after making well over 800 appearances during a lengthy career.


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