How the veterans have aged from the 2006 World Cup

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It’s been eight years since the 2006 World Cup in Germany and there are a good amount of players who have been lucky enough to make multiple appearances. We’ve tracked down photos from both tournaments. Some players have aged quite a bit, some have had hair identity issues, while others have avoided the effects of father time all together.

Andres Guardado, Mexico
Andres Guardado, Mexico
Andres Guardado, Mexico
Rafael Marquez, Mexico
Rafael Marquez, Mexico
Rafael Marquez, Mexico
Miroslav Klose, Germany
Miroslav Klose, Germany
Miroslav Klose, Germany
Gianluigi Buffon, Italy
Gianluigi Buffon, Italy
Gianluigi Buffon, Italy
Iker-Casillas, Spain
Iker-Casillas, Spain
Iker-Casillas, Spain
Tim Cahill, Australia
Tim Cahill, Australia
Tim Cahill, Australia
Frank Lampard, England
Frank Lampard, England
Frank Lampard, England
Didier Drogba, Ivory Coast
Didier Drogba, Ivory Coast
Didier Drogba, Ivory Coast
Niko Kovac, Croatia
Niko Kovac, Croatia
Niko Kovac, Croatia
Steven Gerrard, England
Steven Gerrard, England
Steven Gerrard, England
Yaya Toure, Ivory Coast
Yaya Toure, Ivory Coast
Yaya Toure, Ivory Coast
Andrea Pirlo, Italy
Andrea Pirlo, Italy
Andrea Pirlo, Italy
Clint Dempsey, United States
Clint Dempsey, United States
Clint Dempsey, United States
DaMarcus Beasley, United States
DaMarcus Beasley, United States
DaMarcus Beasley, United States
Lionel Messi, Argentina
Lionel Messi, Argentina
Lionel Messi, Argentina
Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal
Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal
Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal
Arjen Robben, Netherlands
Arjen Robben, Netherlands
Arjen Robben, Netherlands
Andres Iniesta, Spain
Andres Iniesta, Spain
Andres Iniesta, Spain
Wayne Rooney, England
Wayne Rooney, England
Wayne Rooney, England
Fred, Brazil
Fred, Brazil
Fred, Brazil

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