40-Year Old Assistant Manager Gets Subbed On, Scores Outrageous Chip
Over in Denmark they have 40-year old assistant managers scoring worldie goals and it's quite sensational.
Henrik Hansen played for Odense BK between 2008 and 2011 and now serves as right-hand man to Jakob Michelsen at the Danish outfit.
But he's there to be called upon when deemed necessary and that's exactly what happened on Friday night against second-placed side FC Copenhagen.
He entered the fray in the 84th minute with his team 2-1 down and two minutes later, he had levelled matters in stunning style.
The veteran midfielder pressed intensely high up the pitch and nipped into to win the ball back just outside the box. Hansen then spotted the goalkeeper creep off his line and he went on to produce the most filthy chip that looped into the back of the net.
Er den ok? Eller vil du have mere med? pic.twitter.com/hwxjcHpnqf- René Jørgensen (@JRenulle) May 22, 2020
His teammates absolutely loved it and skipper Jeppe Tverskov jokingly went to pass him the captain's armband after seeing his heroics.
:projector:️ Amistoso entre Copenhague y Odense :flag_dk:. Se acaban los cambios y se lesiona un jugador del Odense, por lo que entra el segundo entrenador Henrik Hansen y hace esto para empatar el partido :point_down:pic.twitter.com/WkFjFsdFvK- Olimpo Apuestas (@OlimpoApuestas) May 23, 2020
Hansen proved that age really is just a number but one man slightly older than him is also living by that mantra in Egypt.
75-year old Ezzeldin Bahader, who has four children and six grandchildren, is the oldest footballer to score an official game.
Having signed with Egyptian third division side 6th October Club in January, two months later he scored his side's goal from the spot against Genius when he emphatically whacked in a penalty before celebrating with his teammates.
Ezzeldin Bahader has 4 children, 6 grandchildren ...- Enock Kobina Essel Niccolò Makaveli (@EnockKobinaEsse) March 9, 2020
While his peers are in retirement, he is breaking records on green fields.
Bahader, who played in the third league of Egypt at the weekend, became the oldest football player in the professional leagues. pic.twitter.com/wknk9ZFAjj
In completing 90 minutes as captain, Bahader now needs to play in one more full game to enter the Guinness World Record books.