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Yokohama FC on Saturday announced a contract renewal for former Japan striker Kazuyoshi Miura, the world’s oldest professional soccer player, which will take him into his 35th professional season.

Miura, who turns 53 on Feb. 26, will start the upcoming season in the J. League first division for the first time since 2007 after Yokohama FC secured promotion to the top flight at the end of last season.

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