Pepe, a record-breaking forty-year-old

Five days to go 41 yearsPepe, central Porthas become the oldest player that disputes some eighths of Championsa competition he has won three times with the real Madrid and where it has found its perfect habitat, without age being a factor against it.


With the Portto which he returned in 2019 after his journey in Türkiye and after a successful decade at the white club, Pepe has reached his second maturity and, far from what was speculated, he did not arrive in search of a golden retirement, but to promote a club that wants to be a European great again.


The international center with Portugal added tonight before him Arsenal your party number 119, where he has once again demonstrated that age is nothing more than a mere number. And furthermore, his team has managed to emerge victorious from their stadium thanks to a late goal from Galenwhich failed the impossible twenty minutes into the first half.

Precisely, it has already become in this edition of the Champions League in the most player veteran of history in score, since he noted two points in the group stage.


Since the start of the Champions, Pepe He has insisted over and over again on the same message: “I want a winning Port”. And, for now, it has achieved that the set of Sergio Conceição be one of the most scorers (fifteen in the group stage and one in eighths)with a very brave bloc that has earned him the respect of Europe’s greats this campaign.

Although his contract ends in June This year, his captain’s stripes and his state of form point to him continuing to join the ‘dragons’.