Every team's oldest EURO appearance-maker

Who are the oldest players to have represented their nations at a EURO finals?

Germany's Lothar Matthäus played at EURO 2000
Germany's Lothar Matthäus played at EURO 2000 Getty Images

Lothar Matthäus holds the record for the oldest player to have featured in a EURO finals match, appearing for Germany aged 39 years and 91 days against Portugal in 2000.

UEFA.com discovers each EURO 2020 nation's oldest appearance-maker.

Austria

Ivica Vastić, 38 years and 257 days (vs Poland, EURO 2008)

Belgium

Austria's Ivica Vastić scores against Poland at EURO 2008
Austria's Ivica Vastić scores against Poland at EURO 2008Getty Images

Lorenzo Staelens, 36 years and 50 days (vs Turkey, EURO 2000)

Croatia

Niko Kovač, 36 years and 249 days (vs Turkey, EURO 2008)

Czech Republic

Tomáš Rosický, 35 years and 257 days (vs Croatia, EURO 2016)

Denmark

Czech Republic's Tomáš Rosický at EURO 2016
Czech Republic's Tomáš Rosický at EURO 2016Getty Images

Morten Olsen, 38 years and 308 days (vs Italy, EURO 1988)

England

Peter Shilton, 38 years and 271 days (vs Netherlands, EURO 1988)

Finland

Finland will make their debut at EURO 2020.

France

Peter Shilton leads England out at EURO 1988
Peter Shilton leads England out at EURO 1988Bob Thomas Sports Photography vi

Lilian Thuram, 36 years and 164 days (vs Netherlands, EURO 2008)

Germany

Lothar Matthäus, 39 years and 91 days (vs Portugal, EURO 2000)

Italy

Gianluigi Buffon, 38 years and 156 days (vs Germany, EURO 2016)

Netherlands

Holland's Edwin van der Sar at EURO 2008
Holland's Edwin van der Sar at EURO 2008AFP via Getty Images

Edwin van der Sar, 37 years and 236 days (vs Russia, EURO 2008)

Poland

Jacek Bąk, 35 years and 80 days (vs Austria, EURO 2008)

Portugal

Ricardo Carvalho, 38 years and 35 days (vs Hungary, EURO 2016)

Russia

Sweden's Henrik Larsson takes to the skies at EURO 2008
Sweden's Henrik Larsson takes to the skies at EURO 2008Getty Images

Sergei Ignashevich, 36 years and 342 days (vs Wales, EURO 2016)

Spain

Aritz Aduriz, 35 years and 137 days (vs Italy, EURO 2016)

Sweden

Henrik Larsson, 36 years and 272 days (vs Russia, EURO 2008)

Switzerland

Pascal Zuberbühler, 37 years and 159 days (vs Portugal, EURO 2008)

Turkey

Rüştü Reçber, 35 years and 46 days (vs Germany, EURO 2008)

Ukraine

Anatoliy Tymoshchuk, 37 years and 83 days (vs Poland, EURO 2016)

Wales

James Collins, 32 years and 318 days (vs Portugal, EURO 2016)

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