In just 28 days, football fans around the globe will be watching their heroes playing for arguably the most coveted trophy in all sports, the Fifa World Cup. For most players participating it’s a chance to showcase their talent for a bigger payday, even if it’s lucrative already. But for others, it’s a final chance to say hello to the world and most likely goodbye to their national team friends and fans. We take a look at the 19 players participating in this year’s World Cup, who will be 35 years old or over by the time the tournament is complete. In this first of two parts we take a look at the 9 youngest of the old bunch.