The story of the youngest ever player to feature in FIFA World Cup.
November 14, 2022
Sports Tak Staff
The 2022 FIFA World Cup will start on November 20 in Qatar.
Let's take a look at the story of the youngest player ever to play in FIFA World Cup.
Northern Ireland's Norman Whiteside is the youngest player to feature in FIFA World Cup.
Norman Whiteside made his FIFA World Cup appearance at the age of 17 years and 40 days.
Whiteside made his FIFA World Cup debut against Yugoslavia in 1982 World Cup help in Spain.
Whiteside, at the time, broke Brazilian legend Pele's record. Pele had played his first FIFA World Cup match at the age of 17 years and 234 days.
Whiteside played all five of Northern Ireland's games in the 1982 FIFA World Cup.
Whiteside represented his country in two FIFA World Cups.