Brett Favre's astonishing run of consecutive starts in
American Football's NFL has finally come to an end, more than 19 years after it
And Favre's amazing longevity has inspired us to take a look
at six of the best longevity-related feats in the world of sport - starting with
the inspirational quarterback himself.
1. Brett Favre: 297 consecutive
starts in the NFL
The Minnesota Vikings quarterback is one of American
football's true legends - and one of the few names recognisable even to
non-fans of the sport outside of the US.
Okay, maybe that's going a bit far; probably the only NFL