Sporting Records


Episode 8 Age



A look at some of the greatest milestones ever recorded in sport, focussing on the age-related accomplishments of Pele, Bernard Hopkins and Marc Marquez. Pele made a name for himself when he represented Brazil in the 1958 FIFA World Cup, becoming the youngest player to appear in the tournament when aged 17 years and 249 days. Hopkins held multiple world boxing titles, and continued his professional career into his 50s, while Marquez became the youngest rider to win the MotoGP World Championship when he claimed his first title in 2013.