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Japanese striker football club “Yokohama”, Kazuyoshi Miura extended his contract with the team. This was reported in the Twitter account of the International football Federation (FIFA).
According to the organization, 50-year-old intends to play for the club in the second division for at least one season.
In March 2017 Miura made history when he took the field in the match against “Nagasaki” at the age of 50 years and 7 days. He broke the record of the Englishman Stanley Matthews (50 years and 5 days). In the same month, the Japanese striker became the oldest player in history who scored the ball at a professional level.
Last year, the “Yokohama” striker has played 12 games and scored one goal.
Miura for the current season will be the 33rd of his career. His career Japanese began in 1986 in the Brazilian “Santos” and played for “Tokyo Verdy”, “Genoa”, the Zagreb “Dinamo” and the Australian “Sydney”. The assets of the athlete also 89 matches and 55 goals for the national team of Japan.
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