The oldest England player scored a goal in his debut match

Самый старый футболист Англии отметился голом в дебютном матче

Wild Borthwick in his first match in the new team scored a goal.

Just a few days ago in the media appeared information that the 81-year-old wild Borthwick is in search of a new club.

Yesterday he made his debut for his new team. The veteran was invited to perform for the veterans club Portland town.

Самый старый футболист Англии отметился голом в дебютном матче

The team held a charity match against Dorset and Borthwick came into the starting lineup at left winger.

Самый старый футболист Англии отметился голом в дебютном матче

The veteran spent on the field for about 70 minutes before being replaced. However, at the end of the match his team earned a penalty kick, and Bartica decided to field again so he performed a penalty kick. The wild is not missed, and opened his score goals for his new club.

Самый старый футболист Англии отметился голом в дебютном матче

“I was very happy to play with people who love football as much as I do,” says Borthwick. “Yes I know that was a bit slower than the other. but give me a couple of weeks, I will pick up form and will not be left behind.”

Самый старый футболист Англии отметился голом в дебютном матче

“The opponents said that I was difficult to take care of, there were moments when I tried to take the ball away from three of the enemy. Am very grateful to the club that invited me. I hope that soon will play the next match,” added the veteran.

Wild Borthwick, three years ago, beating cancer, and during his career took part in 1600 matches and scored around 400 goals, as he reports.

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