Euro 2024: The oldest players ever to play at the Euros

Lothar Matthaus of Germany in action at Euro 2000
(Image credit: Alamy)

Experience goes a long way at the Euros, and these stars had it in abundance when they represented their respective countries on Europe's biggest stage.

From veteran goalkeepers to a midfielder whose career spanned two decades, these are the oldest players ever to play at the European Championship.

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Tom Hancock

Tom Hancock started freelancing for FourFourTwo in April 2019 and has also written for the Premier League and Opta Analyst, among others. He supports Wycombe Wanderers and has a soft spot for Wealdstone. A self-confessed statto, he has been known to watch football with a spreadsheet (or several) open...