Not many footballers have professional careers that flourish into their late 30s.
Of course, there are some exceptions to the rule, notably Teddy Sheringham and many star goalkeepers
Today, there are even more examples of longevity, including a few who have even made it past 40 years old.
So who are the best of these relative geriatrics?
Here are today's 11 best footballers over the age of 35.