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.
No one would know that.
In the Celtic Football Club, Hugh Doherty has the claim as the oldest living ex-player. This member was a player starting in 1946.
Oldest living Player: Norman Gordon SA (101 as at aug 2013) Oldest Active Player: Sachin Tendulkar IND
The oldest player ever to play in a professional football soccer match was Billy Meredith - Wales (45 year, 8 months)
A professional soccer player is someone who is payed a wage to pley the sport. Effectively someone who plays soccer for a living.
Tallest soccer player Kristof van Hout (6ft10)