Gallery: Is this the fresh face of football? What is former ITFC player Matt Holland’s secret to a youthful appearance?

Matt Holland holds the Capital One Cup outside our office this year

Matt Holland holds the Capital One Cup outside our office this year - Credit: Su Anderson

Matt Holland was just 23 when he signed for Ipswich Town back in 1997 - and had a baby face to suit.

Matt Holland in the early years of his footballing career

Matt Holland in the early years of his footballing career

He bowed out of professional football in 2009 and now, at the age of 40, is a regular commentator on his beloved sport.

But the years have been kind and he still looks as fresh-faced as he did during his early days at Portman Road.

So what is his secret? Is it years of early morning fitness sessions that have kept him look young, or does he have a secret formula?

What other stars are defying their years? Tell us which celebrities you think are looking particularly good for their age.

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