Tuesday , May 18 2021

Goalkeeper Petkov becomes the oldest player in Bulgaria. Football

Petkov, 42, eight months and two days, also became the oldest European goalie to play at an international meeting.

Born in 1976, Petkov of Slavia Sofia played for the last time in Bulgaria in a friendly against Switzerland in 2009.

Known for his aggressive form in the field, often arguing with referees and opponents, Petkov this year became the oldest player on appearing on the first flight of Bulgaria.

(Reporting by Angel Krasimirov, edited by Ed Osmond)

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