Essam El Hadary became the oldest player in World Cup finals history when he played for Egypt against Saudi Arabia aged 45 years and 161 days.
The goalkeeper was born on January 15, 1973.
Here, Press Association Sport looks at the five eldest players to play at a finals, prior to El Hadary:
43 years and three days
Colombia, goalkeeper, W 4-1 v Japan, 2014 group stage.
42 years, one month and eight days
Cameroon, forward, L 6-1 v Russia, 1994 group stage.
Northern Ireland, goalkeeper, L 3-0 v Brazil, 1986 group stage.
40 years, nine months and 19 days
England, goalkeeper, L 2-1 v Italy, 1990 third-place play-off
40 years, four months and 13 days
Italy, goalkeeper, W 3-1 v West Germany, 1982 final