1 Aug 2013

Retiring from soccer at 80

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 2:09 pm on 1 August 2013

New Zealand's oldest football player is hanging up his boots. Ernie Hall from Auckland played his first game of football at the age of 7, in his hometown of Sunderland in the UK. At 70, he was officially the oldest registered player in New Zealand. Over a decade later, and he is finally retiring from the pitch, at 81 years young!