The oldest player in a soccer World Cup (and oldest player to score in the World Cup) was Roger Milla of Cameroon aged forty two years old!
The oldest player is Salvador rayes, he was 71 years old.
Pele the brazillian legend
Soccer America Player of the Year Award was created in 1984.
Soccer is one of the most popular sports in South America. If you are curious about the history of the game in Colombia, you can check out Milios which is the oldest club in the country.
The oldest player ever to play in a professional football soccer match was Billy Meredith - Wales (45 year, 8 months)