An Israeli footballer has entered the file books after turning into the world’s oldest participant to participate in an expert sport on the age of 73.
Isaak Hayik set the file by enjoying as a goalkeeper for Israeli staff Ironi Or Yehuda on Friday afternoon.
Regardless of his superior years, Hayik stated he was “prepared for one more sport” after enjoying for the complete 90 minutes.
He acquired the Guinness World Data prize at a ceremony after the match, simply days forward of his 74th birthday.
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Ironi Or Yehuda play in Liga Wager South A, within the fourth tier of the Israeli league.
Though his staff have been crushed 5-1 by Maccabi Ramat Gan, Iraqi-born Hayik is claimed to have made a sequence of spectacular saves throughout the sport.
“This isn’t solely a supply of delight for me but additionally to Israeli sports activities basically,” Hayik advised Reuters information company.
Certainly one of his sons, 36-year-old Moshe Hayik, described his father’s achievement as “unbelievable”.
He joked that he “used to get drained earlier than he did” after they performed collectively.
Uruguayan Robert Carmona was the earlier file holder who, on the age of 53, was a part of the beginning 11 for Pan de Azucar in 2015.
Japanese striker, Kazuyoshi Miura, is the oldest skilled footballer to attain a aggressive aim.
He beat Sir Stanley Matthews’ 52-year-long file in 2017 by netting the winner in Yokohama FC ‘s 1-Zero victory over Thespa Kusatsu in J-League 2.