Sweden and Slovakia started their second group match in Pool E on Friday afternoon at 3 pm. The 22 players did so with the knowledge that together they have an average age of 30 years and 125 days. That is the second oldest average age EVER at a European Championship.
👴v👴 – This is the 2nd-oldest EURO match in history in terms of average age of the starting line ups of both teams combined: 30y-125d
— Gracenote Live (@GracenoteLive) June 18, 2021
Only the Greece-Sweden match at the European Championship in 2008 had a starting line-up with an average slightly older age. It is 52 days exactly between the averages. Can you imagine if Zlatan Ibrahimovic had entered at the age of 39…