Five days to the World Cup and football fans all over the world can’t wait to feel the thrill this competition would bring.
Seven Interesting Facts have being brought out to give an insight on what to expect in Russia.
The much anticipated 2018 FIFA World Cup would kick start in five days time and it promises to be bring joy throughout the month.
Here are the juicy facts
1. Essam El-Hadary of Egypt at age 45 is the oldest player and goalkeeper at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
2. Daniel Arzani of Australia at 19 Years and 5 Months Old is the youngest player at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
3. Rafael Marquez –the oldest outfield player at the tournament–will make a fifth FIFA World Cup appearance for Mexico at the age of 39, his first coming way back 16 years ago in Japan/South Korea.
4. With an average squad age of 25.5 years, Nigeria will parade the youngest squad at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
5. Manchester City have the highest number of representations (16) for a club at the FIFA World Cup, followed by Real Madrid (15) and Barcelona (14).
6. Harry Kane of England at age 24 is the youngest captain at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
7. With an average squad age of 28.9 years, Mexico will parade the oldest squad at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.