It is not an unusual sight to see football stars retiring from their professional careers in their 30s, but some of these stars impressively go as far as playing for clubs till they enter their 40s and 50s.
In this article, I will be talking about five active footballers in the age range of 40-50 and the football clubs they play for.
The 54-year-old Japanese professional footballer Kazuyoshi Miura plays as a forward for Yokohama FC in the J1 League.
He has a reputation for being one of the oldest active footballers in the world and has scored 17 goals in 174 match appearances for Yokohama FC.
The 40-year-old English Swedish professional footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic, has a reputation for being one of the world's greatest forwards of all time and plays for AC Milan in the Italian Serie A.
Zlatan is one of the world's most decorated footballers of all time, with 33 trophies and 570 goals to his name.
3. Gianluigi Buffon
The 43-year-old Italian football star Gianluigi Buffon has a reputation for being one of the world's greatest goalkeepers of all time.
Buffon is famous for the time he spent at the Italian Serie A club Juventus FC where he made 497 appearances and currently plays for Parma FC, in the Italian Serie B.
4. Maxi Rodriguez
The 40-year-old Argentine professional footballer Maxi Rodriguez plays as a forward for Argentina-based football club Newell's Old Boys.
5. Joaquin Sanchez
The 40-year-old Spanish professional football star Joaquin Sanchez plays as a forward for Real Betis.
Joaquin has a reputation for being one of the oldest and most experienced footballers in the Spanish La Liga. He is well known for his pace, excellent dribbling, and crossing ability.
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