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Behind the World Cup record: Roger Milla

  • Roger Milla, 42, became the World Cup’s oldest scorer in 1994
  • The Cameroon striker had all but retired five years earlier
  • Presidential pressure & people power led to him making history

“To be honest, I found it so natural that I’m not natural.”

This was how Roger Milla reflected on the extraordinary feats that punctuated his late 30s and early ‘40s. The Cameroonian icon made history at two separate FIFA World Cups, becoming the tournament’s oldest …

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