Germany’s Youssoufa Moukoko is the youngest World Cup player, so an oldie Mexican could be the dad

Germany’s Youssoufa Moukoko doesn’t have to tear his hair out in disbelief. He is the youngest World Cup player in Qatar. imago images/Kirchner/Steinbrenner

the youngest

The oldest

Mexico   At 40, goalkeeper Alfredo Talavera is the super oldie of the tournament.
At 40, Mexico’s goalkeeper Alfredo Talavera is the super oldie of the tournament. AP/Monfort

The longest

Goalkeeper Andries Noppert, the giant from Heerenveen plays for Holland.
Goalkeeper Andries Noppert, the giant from Heerenveen plays for Holland. AFP/Krak

The smallest

Morocco's Ilias Chair is usually more than a head shorter than its opponents.
Morocco’s Ilias Chair is usually more than a head shorter than its opponents. imago images/PA images

The hardest working

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo has 191 caps.  No World Cup player has more.  
Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo has 191 caps. No World Cup player has more. dpa/Seco

The most frequent

Superstar Lionel Messis has been at the World Cup many times, but the Argentine still hasn't won a title.
Superstar Lionel Messis has been at the World Cup many times, but the Argentine still hasn’t won a title. AP/Pisarenko

The top scorer

Thomas Müller has scored ten World Cup goals for Germany so far.
Thomas Müller has scored ten World Cup goals for Germany so far. imago images/kolbert-press/Niemeyer

The strongest club

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