Essam El Hadary

Date of birth15 January 1973
Place of birthDomyat
NationalityEgyptian
Weight87 kg
Height1.88 m
PositionGoalkeeper

Full name is: Essam Kamal Tawfik El Hadary.


At 45 years and 161 days, Essam El Hadary became the oldest-ever player to appear at a World Cup finals when he played for Egypt against Saudi Arabia at Volgograd on 25 June 2018.

The previous record holder was fellow goalkeeper Faryd Mondragón who came on as a late substitute in Colombia's 4-1 win against Japan in Cuiaba on 24 June 2014, aged 43 and three days.

Essam was older than three of the managers at the 2018 World Cup finals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Clean sheets Conceded Y R
1996-97 Egypt Africa Cup of Nations 1 1
1996-97 Egypt FIFA World Cup 1 2
1996-97 Egypt South Korea Cup 1 3
1997-98 Egypt Africa Cup of Nations 1 1
1997-98 Egypt International Friendly 2 4
1997-98 Egypt Kings Cup 1 2
1998-99 Egypt International Friendly 1 2
1998-99 Egypt Korea Cup 1
1999-00 Egypt FIFA Confederations Cup 3 9
1999-00 Egypt FIFA World Cup 1 1
1999-00 Egypt International Friendly 1 1
2000-01 Egypt Cup of Ancient Civilisations 1
2000-01 Egypt International Friendly 1
2
3
2001-02 Egypt Africa Cup of Nations 4 1 3
2001-02 Egypt International Friendly 2
1
1 2
2002-03 Egypt Africa Cup of Nations 2 1 1
2002-03 Egypt International Friendly 9 4 7
2003-04 Egypt FIFA World Cup 2 1 2
2004-05 Egypt FIFA World Cup 1 3
2005-06 Egypt Africa Cup of Nations 2 1
2005-06 Egypt FIFA World Cup 1 1
2005-06 Egypt International Friendly 2
1
4
2005-06 Egypt LG Cup 1 1
2006-07 Egypt Africa Cup of Nations 3 2 1
2006-07 Egypt International Friendly 2 2
2006-07 Egypt Nelson Mandela Challenge 1 1
2007-08 Egypt Africa Cup of Nations 8 3 5
2007-08 Egypt FIFA World Cup 4 2 2
2007-08 Egypt International Friendly 3 5
2007-08 Egypt Pan Arab Games 1 1
2008-09 Egypt FIFA Confederations Cup 3 1 7
1
2008-09 Egypt FIFA World Cup 4 2 4
1
2009-10 Egypt Africa Cup of Nations 4 2 2
2009-10 Egypt FIFA World Cup 5 4 1
2009-10 Egypt International Friendly 1 3
2014-15 Egypt Africa Cup of Nations 1 2
2014-15 Egypt International Friendly 1 1
2015-16 Egypt Africa Cup of Nations 1 1
2016-17 Egypt Africa Cup of Nations 5
1
3 3
2016-17 Egypt FIFA World Cup 2 1 1
2017-18 Egypt FIFA World Cup 4 1 4
2017-18 Egypt International Friendly 1
1
3


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
26 Apr 1997 Namibia v Egypt W 2-3 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group 2
12 Jun 1997 Korea Republic v Egypt L 3-1 SOUTH KOREA CUP
21 Jun 1997 Morocco v Egypt L 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group 3
13 Jul 1997 Egypt v Senegal W 2-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group 3
20 Dec 1997 Egypt v Algeria L 1-2 International Friendly
24 Dec 1997 Egypt v Algeria L 1-2 International Friendly
27 Jan 1998 Korea Republic v Egypt L 2-0 KINGS CUP 1st round
23 Sep 1998 Estonia v Egypt D 2-2 International Friendly
15 Jun 1999 Korea Republic v Egypt D 0-0 KOREA CUP
25 Jul 1999 Bolivia v Egypt D 2-2 FIFA Confederations Cup Group A
27 Jul 1999 Mexico v Egypt D 2-2 FIFA Confederations Cup Group A
29 Jul 1999 Egypt v Saudi Arabia L 1-5 FIFA Confederations Cup Group A
06 Jan 2000 Egypt v Gabon W 4-0 International Friendly
23 Apr 2000 Egypt v Mauritius W 4-2 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round
06 Jan 2001 Egypt v United Arab Emirates W 2-1 International Friendly
17 Jan 2001 Egypt v China PR W 0-0 (3-2) CUP OF ANCIENT CIVILISATIONS
23 Jan 2001 Egypt v Korea DPR W 1-0 International Friendly
19 Mar 2001 Egypt v Estonia D 3-3 International Friendly
30 Dec 2001 Qatar v Egypt D 2-2 International Friendly
04 Jan 2002 Egypt v Ghana W 2-0 International Friendly
11 Jan 2002 Egypt v Burkina Faso D 2-2 International Friendly
20 Jan 2002 Egypt v Senegal L 0-1 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group D
25 Jan 2002 Egypt v Tunisia W 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group D
31 Jan 2002 Egypt v Zambia W 2-1 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group D
04 Feb 2002 Cameroon v Egypt L 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Finals quarter-final
08 Aug 2002 Egypt v Ethiopia W 4-1 International Friendly
20 Aug 2002 Egypt v Uganda W 2-0 International Friendly
23 Aug 2002 Egypt v Sudan W 3-0 International Friendly
27 Aug 2002 Egypt v Libya L 0-1 International Friendly
07 Sep 2002 Madagascar v Egypt L 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group 10
25 Nov 2002 Nigeria v Egypt D 1-1 International Friendly
16 Dec 2002 United Arab Emirates v Egypt W 1-2 International Friendly
22 Dec 2002 Egypt v Ghana D 0-0 International Friendly
20 Mar 2003 Egypt v Qatar W 6-0 International Friendly
29 Mar 2003 Mauritius v Egypt W 0-1 Africa Cup of Nations Group 10
30 Apr 2003 France v Egypt L 5-0 International Friendly
06 Jun 2004 Sudan v Egypt W 0-3 FIFA World Cup Africa group 3
20 Jun 2004 Egypt v Ivory Coast L 1-2 FIFA World Cup Africa group 3
04 Jul 2004 Benin v Egypt D 3-3 FIFA World Cup Africa group 3
17 Aug 2005 Portugal v Egypt L 2-0 International Friendly
07 Oct 2005 Cameroon v Egypt D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Africa group 3
16 Nov 2005 Egypt v Tunisia L 1-2 International Friendly
27 Dec 2005 Egypt v Uganda W 2-0 LG CUP
28 Jan 2006 Egypt v Ivory Coast W 3-1 Africa Cup of Nations Group A
07 Feb 2006 Egypt v Senegal W 2-1 Africa Cup of Nations Semi-final
10 Feb 2006 Egypt v Ivory Coast W 0-0 (4-2) Africa Cup of Nations Final
03 Jun 2006 Spain v Egypt L 2-0 International Friendly
02 Sep 2006 Egypt v Burundi W 4-1 Africa Cup of Nations Group 2
15 Nov 2006 Egypt v South Africa W 1-0 Nelson Mandela Challenge
07 Feb 2007 Egypt v Sweden W 2-0 International Friendly
24 Mar 2007 Egypt v Mauritania W 3-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group 2
02 Jun 2007 Mauritania v Egypt D 1-1 Africa Cup of Nations Group 2
12 Jun 2007 Kuwait v Egypt D 1-1 International Friendly
22 Aug 2007 Ivory Coast v Egypt D 0-0 International Friendly
09 Sep 2007 Burundi v Egypt D 0-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group 2
13 Oct 2007 Egypt v Botswana W 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group 2
25 Nov 2007 Egypt v Saudi Arabia W 2-1 Pan Arab Games Group stage
13 Jan 2008 Angola v Egypt D 3-3 International Friendly
22 Jan 2008 Egypt v Sudan W 3-0 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group C
22 Jan 2008 Egypt v Cameroon W 4-2 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group C
30 Jan 2008 Egypt v Zambia D 1-1 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group C
04 Feb 2008 Egypt v Angola W 2-1 Africa Cup of Nations Finals quarter-final
07 Feb 2008 Ivory Coast v Egypt W 1-4 Africa Cup of Nations Finals semi-final
10 Feb 2008 Cameroon v Egypt W 0-1 Africa Cup of Nations Finals final
26 Mar 2008 Egypt v Argentina L 0-2 International Friendly
01 Jun 2008 Egypt v Congo DR W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round group 12
06 Jun 2008 Djibouti v Egypt W 0-4 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round group 12
14 Jun 2008 Malawi v Egypt L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round group 12
22 Jun 2008 Egypt v Malawi W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round group 12
07 Sep 2008 Congo DR v Egypt W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round group 12
12 Oct 2008 Egypt v Djibouti W 4-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 1st round group 12
29 Mar 2009 Egypt v Zambia D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group C
07 Jun 2009 Algeria v Egypt L 3-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group C
15 Jun 2009 Brazil v Egypt L 4-3 FIFA Confederations Cup
18 Jun 2009 Egypt v Italy W 1-0 FIFA Confederations Cup Group stage
21 Jun 2009 USA v Egypt L 3-0 FIFA Confederations Cup Group B
05 Jul 2009 Egypt v Rwanda W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group C
05 Sep 2009 Rwanda v Egypt W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group C
10 Oct 2009 Zambia v Egypt W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group C
14 Nov 2009 Egypt v Algeria W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group C
18 Nov 2009 Algeria v Egypt L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group C play-off
12 Jan 2010 Egypt v Nigeria W 3-1 Africa Cup of Nations Group C
25 Jan 2010 Egypt v Cameroon W 3-1 Africa Cup of Nations Quarter-final
28 Jan 2010 Algeria v Egypt W 0-4 Africa Cup of Nations Semi-final
31 Jan 2010 Ghana v Egypt W 0-1 Africa Cup of Nations Final
03 Mar 2010 England v Egypt L 3-1 International Friendly
01 Jun 2012 Egypt v Mozambique W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group G
10 Jun 2012 Guinea v Egypt W 2-3 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group G
30 Aug 2014 Egypt v Kenya W 1-0 International Friendly
19 Nov 2014 Tunisia v Egypt L 2-1 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group G
04 Jun 2016 Tanzania v Egypt W 0-2 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group G
09 Oct 2016 Congo v Egypt W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Africa group E
13 Nov 2016 Egypt v Ghana W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group E
17 Jan 2017 Mali v Egypt D 0-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group D
21 Jan 2017 Egypt v Uganda W 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group D
25 Jan 2017 Egypt v Ghana W 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group D
29 Jan 2017 Egypt v Morocco W 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Quarter-final
01 Feb 2017 Burkina Faso v Egypt W 1-1 (4-3) Africa Cup of Nations Semi-final
05 Feb 2017 Egypt v Cameroon L 1-2 Africa Cup of Nations Final
31 Aug 2017 Uganda v Egypt L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group E
05 Sep 2017 Egypt v Uganda W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group E
08 Oct 2017 Egypt v Congo W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Africa group E
01 Jun 2018 Egypt v Colombia D 0-0 International Friendly
06 Jun 2018 Belgium v Egypt L 3-0 International Friendly
25 Jun 2018 Saudi Arabia v Egypt L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Group A


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.