MacDonald Taylor became the oldest recorded player to feature in a FIFA World Cup™ qualifier when he took the field for US Virgin Islands at the age of 46 in February 2004.

The veteran defender, born in Trinidad and Tobago on 27 August 1957, turned out against played in the game against St Kitts and Nevis but never made the FIFA World Cup itself, where Cameroon legend Roger Milla holds the age record at 42.

Dino Zoff, meanwhile, is the oldest player to appear in the Final, turning out for Italy in the 1982 showpiece at the grand old age of 40.