YOKOHAMA, Japan – Novel 300 and sixty five days, new contract for 53-300 and sixty five days-frail striker Kazuyoshi Miura, one among the sphere’s oldest expert soccer gamers.
Miura, who turns 54 on Feb. 26, will enter his 36th season after signing an extension with J-League club Yokohama FC on Monday, the league acknowledged.
Nicknamed “King Kazu,” Miura played in finest four league games final 300 and sixty five days and did now not ranking but extended his account as the oldest participant within the J-League. He joined Yokohama in 2005.
“Return of the King,” the J-League acknowledged in its announcement on Twitter.
The league’s 2021 season is scheduled to initiate on Feb. 27.
Miura in March 2017 change into the oldest participant to seem in a talented match at the age of 50 years and 7 days, catching world media attention by surpassing England huge Stanley Matthews’ longevity account.
Miura played for Brazilian club Santos and in Italy with Genoa earlier in his occupation and represented Japan’s national physique of workers 89 times, scoring 55 targets.
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