North Macedonia's Pandev becomes second oldest Euro goalscorer

Euro 2021: Aged 37 years and 321 days, Pandev rolled in a 28th-minute equaliser in his side's Euro 2020 opener in Bucharest after Stefan Lainer's goal for Austria.

North Macedonia's Goran Pandev celebrates after scoring his side's opening goal against Austria.

North Macedonia captain Goran Pandev became the second oldest goalscorer in European Championship history by netting his nation's first goal at a major tournament against Austria on Sunday.

Aged 37 years and 321 days, the Genoa forward benefited from a catalogue of errors in the Austrian defence to roll in a 28th-minute equaliser in his side's Euro 2020 opener in Bucharest after Stefan Lainer's goal for Austria.

Pandev is second only to Austrian Ivica Vastic on the all-time list, who netted against Poland in Euro 2008 aged 38 years and 257 days.

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Pandev, a Champions League winner in 2010 with Inter Milan, is his country's all-time record scorer with 38 goals, 20 clear of his strike partner Aleksandar Trajkovski.

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