The 5 Oldest Players to Defy the Ageing Process

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The 5 Oldest Players to Defy the Ageing Process
Associated Press

Eventually Father Time comes for even the greatest players, taking with him their speed, stamina and agility. But throughout football's history there have been a handful of players who've defied both science and the ageing process.

But were they genetic anomalies, gifted with an innate ability to keep playing into their 40s? Or were they fuelled by something different, maybe something science couldn't explain? Looking at objective scientific research, here I examine how a select number of footballing legends took on the ageing process and arguably won.

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