The oldest player in the history of professional football Japanese, Kazuyoshi Miura not going to retire â€“ the 50-year-old extended his contract with the club in Yokohama for another year.
Recall Miura made history in March 2017, when at the age of 50 years and 7 days broke the record of the legendary Englishman Stanley Matthews (50 years and 5 days). In the same month, the Japanese striker became the oldest player in history to score a goal on a professional level.
Miura began his career in 1986. Striker played in Brazil, Japan, Italy, Croatia and Australia. In addition, he has 89 matches and 55 goals for the national team, where he defended from 1990 to 2000.
ðŸ’ªA month shy of 51 and still signing new contracts!ðŸ‡¯ðŸ‡µKazuyoshi Miura is set to continue his record-breaking career with another season at Yokohama FC!ðŸ‘‘Incredibly, ‘King Kazu’ was part of the side which won @jfa_samuraiblue”s first ever @afcasiancup… back in 1992! pic.twitter.com/osaU0OUSmLâ€” FIFA.com (@FIFAcom) January 11, 2018.