Published 09:51 IST, June 19th 2024

Portugal defender Pepe set to become oldest player to play at a European Championship

Pepe is 41 years and 113 days old, taking the record from the previous holder, Hungary goalkeeper Gábor Király. Király was 40 years and 86 days old when he played against Belgium in the round of 16 at Euro 2016.

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Portugal's Pepe reacts during a Group F match between Portugal and Czech Republic at the Euro 2024 soccer tournament in Leipzig, Germany | Image: AP
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09:51 IST, June 19th 2024