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Evergreen striker Kazuyoshi Miura may have failed to extend his record as the world’s oldest goal-scorer on Saturday, but his Yokohama FC teammates believe no other player will ever match his achievements.

“He’s literally a legend,” defender Calvin Jong-a-Pin said of Miura, who last month became the oldest professional player in the world to score a competitive goal when he netted against Thespakustatsu Gunma at the age of 50 years and 14 days, breaking a record that had been held by England’s Stanley Matthews for 52 years.

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