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Evergreen former Japan striker Kazuyoshi Miura reached a new milestone on his 50th birthday on Sunday, rewriting his record as the oldest player to play in the J. League second division.

Affectionately known as ‘King Kazu’ in Japan, Miura set the new mark after making his first start in two years in Yokohama FC’s season-opener at home to Matsumoto Yamaga in front of over 13,000 at Mitsuzawa Stadium.

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