Tokyo: Veteran striker Kazuyoshi Miura will continue his playing career for another season after the world’s oldest goal scorer in a professional league signed a new one-year contract with Yokohama FC, the J.League club announced on Monday.
The former Japan forward, known as ‘King Kazu’, will turn 54 the day before the J.League’s 2021 season begins on February 27 and the up-coming campaign will be his 16th with Yokohama FC and his 36th in total.
Miura started his professional career in Brazil with Santos, but it was with Verdy Kawasaki in the early days of the J.League that he made his name, leading the club to back-to-back titles in the league’s first two seasons. .....
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