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Athletes over 40

Guess by their achievements some renowned athletes of various sports to have played past the age of 40
Avoiding sports where this is a very common occurance such as golf
Quiz by AndreRodi
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Last updated: April 1, 2021
First submittedFebruary 12, 2021
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Soccer
Captained champions Italy in the 1982 World Cup
Dino Zoff
Cameroonian striker who scored in 2 World Cups, one of them at 42
Roger Milla
English GK, played over 1000 league matches and 3 World Cups
Peter Shilton
AC Milan legend, lifted the Champions league in 2009 at 40 years of age
Paolo Maldini
 
 
Basketball
Played for 8 teams across an incredible 4 decades in the NBA
Vince Carter
All time assists leader in league history
John Stockton
Congolese center, fan of blocking and finger wagging
Dikembe Mutombo
Lakers and Bucks legend with a famous Skyhook shot
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
 
 
Hockey
Slovakian defenceman who played most notably for the Bruins
Zdeno Chára
Oldest Stanley cup winner, won 3 of them with Montreal and Detroit
Chris Chelios
 
 
Surfing
Greatest surfer of all time?
Kelly Slater
Football
Won Super Bowls with two different teams after turning 40
Tom Brady
Legendary receiver who reached Super Bowl XXXVII with the Raiders
Jerry Rice
Fell just short of leading the Vikings to the Super Bowl in 2009 aged 40
Brett Favre
Famous kicker, third oldest player of all time in the NFL
Adam Vinatieri
 
 
Tennis
American who reached U.S Open seminifinal at age 39 in 1991
Jimmy Connors
Australian winner of 8 Grand Slams, played until 47
Ken Rosewall
59 Grand Slams won, her last a mixed doubles title in 2006 aged 49
Martina Navratilova
 
 
Baseball
Mustachioed pitcher who helped Diamondbacks to a World Series win
Randy Johnson
Hall of famer, first black pitcher in the Major league, made his debut at 42
Satchel Paige
1x MLB MVP, played 28 seasons of pro baseball, 9 of them in Japan
Ichiro Suzuki
 
 
Boxing
Oldest ever heavyweight champion
George Foreman
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Level 64
May 17, 2021
Some golfers achieved a lot in their 40s (Mickelson, Nicklaus, ...)
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Level 80
May 17, 2021
True, I just thought it was standard for golfers to play after fourty so I didn't include them.