Israeli, 73, breaks world’s oldest athlete record
An Israeli athlete has entered the record books once turning into the world’s oldest player to require half in an exceedingly skilled game at the age of seventy three.
Isaak Hayik set the record by enjoying as a goalkeeper for Israeli team Ironi Or Yehuda on Friday afternoon.
Despite his advanced years, Hayik same he was “ready for an additional game” once enjoying for the total ninety minutes.
He received the Guinness World Records prize at a ceremony once the match, simply days previous his 74th birthday.
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Ironi Or Yehuda play in Liga Bet South A, within the fourth tier of the Israeli league.
Although his team were crushed 5-1 by Maccabi Ramat Gan, Iraqi-born Hayik is alleged to own created a series of spectacular saves throughout the sport.
“This isn’t solely a supply of pride on behalf of me however additionally to Israeli sports generally,” Hayik told Reuters press agency.
One of his sons, 36-year-old Moshe Hayik, delineate his father’s action as “unbelievable”.\