Atalanta’s Slovenian striker Josip Ilychich has updated the UEFA Champions League record.
In the rematch of the 1/8 finals, Atalanta played against Valencia (4:3). In this meeting, Ilychich made a hat-trick and became the oldest player in the history of the tournament, who managed to score 3 goals in the Champions League guest match. Ilychich did this at the age of 32 years.
By the sum of two matches, Atalanta won 8-4 and reached the quarter finals.
Ilychich has been playing for Atalanta since 2017.