Kazuyoshi Miura: Proving age is indeed just a number

Kazuyoshi Miura: Proving age is indeed just a number

In the modern game, a player is described as being in the twilight years of their career as soon as they reach the other side of 30. For Kazuyoshi Miura, he was reaching that stage in the late 1990s – so it’s rather incredible to discover the Japanese striker is still playing professional football today.

In fact, Miura recently signed a new contract with his Japanese second division club Yokohama FC – despite being 51-years-old.

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