Essam El Hadary, the Egyptian legendary goalkeeper also nicknamed the “High Dam”, has retired from football at the age of 47.
In the 2018 FIFA World Cup, at 45 years, he became the oldest player in history to play in a World Cup match. He has made 159 appearances for Egypt.
Born in 1973, he had spent the largest portion of his club career with Al Ahly. He has won 4 Afcon titles,4 CAFCL titles, 3 CAFSC titles, 2 ASC titles and one one Arab Club Champions Cup
Al Ahly , with whom he won eight Egyptian Premier League titles, four Egypt Cups , four
Egyptian Super Cups , four CAF Champions League titles, three CAF Super Cups, one Arab Club Champions Cup , and two Arab Super