Luca Toni: Hellas Verona striker shares Serie A golden boot at 38

Luca Toni
Toni was Serie A's top scorer in the 2005-06 season, finding the net 31 times with Fiorentina

Mauro Icardi scored twice in Inter Milan's final game of the season to draw level with 38-year-old Luca Toni and share the Serie A golden boot.

Hellas Verona striker Toni scored his 22nd league goal in the 2-2 home draw with champions Juventus on Saturday.

The former Bayern Munich player was on course to finish as top scorer for a second time, nine years on from his 31 goals in Fiorentina's 2005-06 season.

But Argentine striker Icardi, 22, hit a double as Inter beat Empoli on Sunday.

Inter Milan's 4-3 home win means they finish eighth in the table, while Verona's draw with Juve ensures they end the season one place above city rivals Chievo Verona in 13th.

Mauro Icardi
Argentina striker Icardi scored twice in the final game of Inter's season to draw level with Toni

Toni may have been denied sole ownership of the ultimate prize by a rival 16 years his junior, but all things considered we think you'd agree - it has been a good year for him.

Here, BBC Sport looks at who else has continued to shine late into their long careers.

The rebel turned politician

Romario
Romario scored his 1000th career goal at the age of 41

How about this for prolific? Former Brazil international forward Romario scored over 1000 goals in a career spanning 20 years - with the landmark strike coming in May 2007 when playing for Vasco da Gama in his home country.

How old was he? An incredible 41 years old. And perhaps even more incredibly for a player once known for his rebellious streak, Romario is now a politician in Brazil.

The World Cup record-breaker

Miroslav Klose
Klose scored his 16th World Cup finals goal to become the competition's leading all-time top goalscorer

He might not have ever been that quick but Miroslav Klose is showing no signs of slowing down with his 37th birthday on 9 June.

This season the Lazio striker scored 16 goals across the Italian league and cup, but you will know more about his sensational scoring record with Germany. The former Bayern Munich man became the record scorer in World Cup history with his 16th goal in Brazil last summer.

From Madrid to Manhattan

Raul
Raul scored over 300 goals for Real Madrid - his boyhood club

Former Real Madrid striker Raul is still playing, over in the North American Soccer League - the division below Major League Soccer. Now 37, the Spaniard may not be as prolific as he once was (over 300 goals for Real anyone?) but at least he's still scoring.

His three goals for New York Cosmos have helped lift the club to the top of this season's Spring Championship, with nine matches played.

The Premier League's oldest

Teddy Sheringham
Teddy Sheringham played almost 900 games in his career - including 21 during a loan spell in Sweden

Teddy Sheringham was still going strong (strong-ish) into his forties. The striker relied on guile and a silky touch rather than pace throughout a prolific career, and so hung on to his key weapons longer than most.

The former Tottenham and Manchester United striker became the oldest goalscorer in Premier League history with West Ham on Boxing Day 2006 at the tender age of 40 years, 268 days.

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