A club in Egypt, 6th October have signed a player aged 74, the Egyptian Football Association (EFA) have announced
The third-tier club have registered Eez Eldin Bahder for the season.
No details were given of what kind of deal Bahder signed with the club.
He is an unknown in Egyptian footballing circles with no history of playing for any other professional clubs.
The EFA and Badher have invited the Guinness Book of World Records to come and watch him play in a third-division match in a bid to have his record as the oldest professional player ratified.
BY ENOCH EFSON