Oldest players in 2014 World Cup

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Some of the world's most well-known players are in the twilight of their international careers. Here are some of the oldest players competing in Brazil. -Khalil Garriott, Yahoo Sports

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MOENCHENGLADBACH, GERMANY - JUNE 01: Samuel Eto'o of Cameroon waits for a corner during the International Friendly match between Germany and Cameroon at Borussia Park Stadium on June 1, 2014 in Moenchengladbach, Germany. (Adam Pretty/Bongarts/Getty Images)
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MOENCHENGLADBACH, GERMANY - JUNE 01: Samuel Eto'o of Cameroon waits for a corner during the International Friendly match between Germany and Cameroon at Borussia Park Stadium on June 1, 2014 in Moenchengladbach, Germany. (Adam Pretty/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Juventus forward Carlos Tevez of Argentina, right, is tackled by Inter Milan defender Hugo Campagnaro, of Argentina, during a Serie A soccer match between Inter Milan and Juventus, at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
Juventus forward Carlos Tevez of Argentina, right, is tackled by Inter Milan defender Hugo Campagnaro, of Argentina, during a Serie A soccer match between Inter Milan and Juventus, at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013
Juventus forward Carlos Tevez of Argentina, right, is tackled by Inter Milan defender Hugo Campagnaro, of Argentina, during a Serie A soccer match between Inter Milan and Juventus, at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
Brazil's national soccer team goalkeeper Julio Cesar practices during a training session at the Granja Comary training center in Teresopolis, Brazil, Sunday, June 8, 2014. Brazil play in group A of the 2014 soccer World Cup. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
Brazil's national soccer team goalkeeper Julio Cesar practices during a training session at the Granja Comary training center in Teresopolis, Brazil, Sunday, June 8, 2014. Brazil play in group A of the 2014 soccer World Cup
Brazil's national soccer team goalkeeper Julio Cesar practices during a training session at the Granja Comary training center in Teresopolis, Brazil, Sunday, June 8, 2014. Brazil play in group A of the 2014 soccer World Cup. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
United States' goalkeeper Tim Howard dives at a shot during a training session at the Sao Paulo FC training center in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Wednesday, June 11, 2014. The U.S. will play in group G of the 2014 soccer World Cup. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
United States' goalkeeper Tim Howard dives at a shot during a training session at the Sao Paulo FC training center in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Wednesday, June 11, 2014. The U.S. will play in group G of the 2014 soccer World Cup
United States' goalkeeper Tim Howard dives at a shot during a training session at the Sao Paulo FC training center in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Wednesday, June 11, 2014. The U.S. will play in group G of the 2014 soccer World Cup. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
SALVADOR, BRAZIL - JUNE 20: Diego Forlan of Uruguay scores his team's second goal during the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 Group B match between Nigeria and Uruguay at Estadio Octavio Mangabeira (Arena Fonte Nova Salvador) on June 20, 2013 in Salvador, Brazil. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
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SALVADOR, BRAZIL - JUNE 20: Diego Forlan of Uruguay scores his team's second goal during the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 Group B match between Nigeria and Uruguay at Estadio Octavio Mangabeira (Arena Fonte Nova Salvador) on June 20, 2013 in Salvador, Brazil. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
Germany's Miroslav Klose celebrates after a soccer friendly match between Germany and Armenia in the Coface Arena in Mainz, Germany, Friday, June 6, 2014. Germany won 6-1. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
Germany's Miroslav Klose celebrates after a soccer friendly match between Germany and Armenia in the Coface Arena in Mainz, Germany, Friday, June 6, 2014. Germany won 6-1
Germany's Miroslav Klose celebrates after a soccer friendly match between Germany and Armenia in the Coface Arena in Mainz, Germany, Friday, June 6, 2014. Germany won 6-1. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
Italy's Gianluigi Buffon tries to stop a ball during a training session in Mangaratiba, Brazil, Wednesday, June 11, 2014. Italy will play in group D of the Brazil 2014 soccer World Cup. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
Italy's Gianluigi Buffon tries to stop a ball during a training session in Mangaratiba, Brazil, Wednesday, June 11, 2014. Italy will play in group D of the Brazil 2014 soccer World Cup
Italy's Gianluigi Buffon tries to stop a ball during a training session in Mangaratiba, Brazil, Wednesday, June 11, 2014. Italy will play in group D of the Brazil 2014 soccer World Cup. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
Ivory Coast's Didier Drogba (11) celebrates after scoring on a penalty kick during the second half in an international friendly soccer match against Bosnia-Herzegovina on Friday, May 30, 2014, in St. Louis. Bosnia-Herzegovina won 2-1. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
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Ivory Coast's Didier Drogba (11) celebrates after scoring on a penalty kick during the second half in an international friendly soccer match against Bosnia-Herzegovina on Friday, May 30, 2014, in St. Louis. Bosnia-Herzegovina won 2-1. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2013, file photo, Greece's Giorgos Karagounis scores against Liechtenstein during their World Cup Group G qualifying soccer match at the Karaiskaki stadium in the port of Piraeus, near Athens. Greece captain Giorgos Karagounis remains motivator-in-chief at 37, playing in eight qualifiers and two playoffs to to reach a record 132 appearances. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis, File)
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FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2013, file photo, Greece's Giorgos Karagounis scores against Liechtenstein during their World Cup Group G qualifying soccer match at the Karaiskaki stadium in the port of Piraeus, near Athens. Greece captain Giorgos Karagounis remains motivator-in-chief at 37, playing in eight qualifiers and two playoffs to to reach a record 132 appearances. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis, File)
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - NOVEMBER 14: Goal Keeper Faryd Mondragon of Colombia in action during the International Friendly match between Belgium and Colombia at King Baudouin Stadium on November 14, 2013 in Brussels, Belgium. (Photo by Christopher Lee/Getty Images)
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BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - NOVEMBER 14: Goal Keeper Faryd Mondragon of Colombia in action during the International Friendly match between Belgium and Colombia at King Baudouin Stadium on November 14, 2013 in Brussels, Belgium. (Photo by Christopher Lee/Getty Images)

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