Soccer / J. League Nov 11, 2015

'King Kazu' inks new Yokohama deal

Former Japan striker Kazuyoshi Miura will enter the 31st year of his professional career after renewing his contract with Yokohama FC for next season, his club announced Wednesday. "I'm thankful to the club staff and supporters who always offer me support," said the 48-year-old, whose ...

Kazu renews J. League oldest-scorer record again

Soccer / J. League Jun 28, 2015

Kazu renews J. League oldest-scorer record again

Iconic striker Kazuyoshi Miura renewed his own record as the J. League's oldest scorer by hitting the winner for Yokohama FC on Sunday. "King Kazu" came on with 12 minutes remaining against Mito HollyHock in the J. League second-division game, and found the net three ...

'King Kazu' rewrites scoring record

Soccer / J. League 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 and ...

'King Kazu' chosen as JFA ambassador for World Cup

Soccer / 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 a player ...