SQL Exercise: Oldest player to have played in a EURO cup 2016 match

SQL soccer Database: Joins Exercise-26 with Solution

26. From the following tables, write a SQL query to find the oldest player to have appeared in a EURO 2016 match. Return country name, player name, jersey number and age.

Sample table: player_mast

Sample table: soccer_country

Sample Solution:

SQL Code:

SELECT a.country_name,b.player_name,b.jersey_no,b.age 
FROM soccer_country a
JOIN player_mast b 
ON a.country_id=b.team_id
WHERE b.age IN (
FROM player_mast);

Sample Output:

    country_name     |  player_name  | jersey_no | age
 Hungary             | Gabor Kiraly  |         1 |  40
 Republic of Ireland | Shay Given    |        16 |  40
(2 rows)

Code Explanation:

The given query in SQL that selects the name of the country, player name, jersey number, and age of all players who have the maximum age among all players in the player_mast table, and joins the soccer_country table to retrieve the country name for each player based on their team_id.
The JOIN clause joins the tables soccer_country and player_mast based on the country_id and team_id columns.
The WHERE clause selects all rows from the player_mast table where the age is equal to the maximum age in the player_mast table.

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Sample Database: soccer

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