'King Kazu' rewrites scoring record

Apr 5, 2015

'King Kazu' rewrites scoring record

Former Japanese international Kazuyoshi Miura broke his own record as the J. League’s oldest scorer with a header for Yokohama FC in a 3-2 defeat to Jubilo Iwata in the second division on Sunday. Miura scored at the age of 48 years, one month ...

Feb 26, 2015

'King Kazu' not considering retirement

Twinkle-toed former Japan striker Kazuyoshi Miura insisted he had no plans to slink off into retirement as he turned 48 on Thursday, ahead of his 30th year as a professional soccer player. Dressed in a dapper wine-red suit as he celebrated his birthday with ...

'King Kazu' chosen as JFA ambassador for World Cup

Jun 5, 2014

'King Kazu' chosen as JFA ambassador for World Cup

Former Japan striker Kazuyoshi Miura will be dispatched to Brazil as the Japan Football Association’s ambassador to the World Cup, the JFA said Thursday. Miura, 47, is scheduled to depart for Brazil on June 12 and return to Japan on June 20. “He is ...