Pepe is the oldest player in playoff history

Pepe became the oldest player in the playoffs of the world and European championships.

In the 1/8 finals of Euro-2024, the Portuguese national team defeated the Slovenian national team by a score of 0:0, 3:0.

At the time of this match, the Portuguese and "Porto" defender Pepe was 41 years and four months old. Thus, he became the oldest player in the World and European Championships playoffs.

Pepe broke the record of England goalkeeper Peter Shilton, who played in the 1990 World Cup playoffs at 40 years and ten months.