Claudio Pizarro saved his team a goal in the match against Hertha in the 22nd round of German Bundesliga
Werder Bremen saved a draw in the match 22-th round of the German Bundesliga against Hertha, thanks to a goal by the ageless Claudio Pizarro 90+5 minute.
40-year-old Claudio Pizarro’s first goal in 2019. Thus, the Peruvian scored 21 in a row in the Bundesliga. A very impressive figure. But this goal was symbolic, not only in 2019 for Claudio but also in his professional career player.
Pizarro became the oldest player to have scored a goal in the Bundesliga. Claudio broke the record for Miroslav Votava, who also played for Werder Bremen and scored at the age of 40 years and 121 days. Now Pizarro 40 years and 136 days.
It is difficult to imagine who else will in the coming years to beat this truly unique and complex record “eternal element”.
We will remind, the former goalkeeper Dynamo Alexander Shovkovsky was among the best goalkeepers in the history of the Champions League
The European football Union (UEFA) on its official website published a list of the goalies who played the most number of matches in the Champions Cup/Champions League, which was the legendary Ukrainian goalkeeper.
Olexandr shovkovskyi, who now works in the coaching staff of national team of Ukraine, located on the fifth position in the top 10 of goalies.
On account of a Ukrainian guard gate that his entire career was spent in Dynamo Kiev, 109 games in the Champions League, including qualifiers. In these encounters Artem missed 145 goals and 28 matches played at zero.
The record for the number of matches in the Champions League is Iker Casillas (real Madrid, Porto), which account for 177 matches. Ahead of Olexandr shovkovskyi also located Gianluigi Buffon (Parma, Juventus) – 125 matches, Petr Cech (Sparta, Chelsea, Arsenal) – 111 and Victor valdés (Barcelona) – 110.
Also in the top ten included Oliver Kahn (Karlsruhe, Bayern) – 107 games, Edwin van der SAR (Ajax, Juventus, Manchester United) – 100, Manuel Neuer (Schalke, Bayern) – 100, Pepe Reina (Barcelona, Villarreal, Liverpool, Napoli) 81 and Dida (Milan) – 76.
Thus the total number of matches in the European competitions Oleksandr Shovkovskiy takes the fourth place on his account 143 of the match. Ahead of the Ukrainian goalkeeper Iker Casillas – 184 of the match, Pepe Reina – 171 and Gianluigi Buffon – 163.
Earlier, Dynamo and Shakhtar learned rivals in the play-offs of the Europa League.
As reported Politeka, Dynamo was among the best in the prestigious ranking.
Also Politeka wrote about the fact that Shakhtar and Dynamo have received compensation from FIFA for the involvement of their players in the 2018 world Cup.