Dani Alves made his competitive debut for Barcelona on 13 August 2008, in a Champions League qualifier against Polish side Wisla Krakow.
The Catalans defeated Wisla 4-0, with Eto’o bagging a brace and current Blaugrana head coach Xavi putting his name on the scoresheet.
Fast forward more than 13 years and the Brazilian comes back to Camp Nou, this time as a 38-year-old veteran.
He will be the oldest player in a squad with many youngsters who were literally tiny babies when he made his debut.
For example, Riqui Puig turned 9 years when Barca faced Wisla. Curiously, the midfielder’s birthday is on August 13.
Pedri, Ansu Fati and Yusuf Demir were both just 5 years old when Alves played his first Barca game.
And Gavi was even younger — he had turned 4 less than ten days before the Wisla game.
Exact age at time of Alves Barca debut
Riqui Puig: 9 years
Ansu Fati: 5 years 9 months 13 days
Pedri: 5 years 8 months 19 days
Yusuf Demir: 5 years 2 months 11 days
Gavi: 4 years 8 days