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We all know the famous line - 'you can't win anything with kids'.

Alan Hansen was talking about Manchester United in the Premier League back in August 1995, but many believe the same about football on the international stage.

Received wisdom suggests you need a few elder statesmen who have experienced not only international tournaments but the highs and lows of the beautiful game.

With all the World Cup 2018 squads confirmed there are plenty of differences in the average ages of those nations participating in Russia.

But which countries have the youngest average age? Scroll down to find out...

31= The average age of Panama's squad is 29.6-years-old

31= The average age of Costa Rica's squad is 29.6-years-old

Age 1

30. The average age of Mexico's squad is 29.4-years-old

29. The average age of Argentina's squad is 29.3-years-old

28. The average age of Egypt's squad is 29-years-old

Age 2_0

27. The average age of Russia's squad is 28.8-years-old

26. The average age of Saudi Arabia's squad is 28.7-years-old

23= The average age of Brazil's squad is 28.6-years-old

23= The average age of Iceland's squad is 28.6-years-old

23= The average age of Japan's squad is 28.6-years-old

Age 3

22. The average age of Spain's squad is 28.5-years-old

21. The average age of Portugal's squad is 28.4-years-old

20. The average age of Poland's squad is 28.3-years-old

19. The average age of Sweden's squad is 28.2-years-old

16= The average age of Australia's squad is 28.1-years-old

16= The average age of Uruguay's squad is 28.1-years-old

16= The average age of Colombia's squad is 28.1-years-old

Age 4

15. The average age of Croatia's squad is 27.9-years-old

14. The average age of South Korea's squad is 27.8-years-old

13. The average age of Belgium's squad is 27.6-years-old

12. The average age of Peru's squad is 27.4-years-old

Age 5

8= The average age of Morocco's squad is 27.2-years-old

8= The average age of Iran's squad is 27.2-years-old

8= The average age of Switzerland's squad is 27.2-years-old

8= The average age of Senegal's squad is 27.2-years-old

Age 6

6= The average age of Denmark's squad is 27.1-years-old

6= The average age of Germany's squad is 27.1-years-old

Age 7

5. The average age of Serbia's squad is 26.8-years-old

4. The average age of Tunisia's squad is 26.5-years-old

2= The average age of England's squad is 26-years-old

2= The average age of France's squad is 26-years-old

Age 8

1. The average age of Nigeria's squad is 25.9-years-old

Age 9

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