Evergreen Miura extends Yokohama FC contract

Soccer / J. League Jan 11, 2017

Evergreen Miura extends Yokohama FC contract

Former Japan striker Kazuyoshi Miura, the oldest active player in the J. League at 49, has renewed his contract with Yokohama FC for this season, the second-division club said Wednesday. "I hope to keep fighting with all my might together with people involved with the ...

49-year-old 'King Kazu' rewrites scoring record

Soccer / J. League Aug 7, 2016

49-year-old 'King Kazu' rewrites scoring record

Kazuyoshi Miura broke his record as the J. League's oldest scorer on Sunday in stunning fashion, belting home an unstoppable effort from inside the box to kick start Yokohama FC's 3-2 comeback win at Cerezo Osaka in their second-division game. The 49-year-old came on in ...

'King Kazu' rewrites record

Soccer / J. League Jun 19, 2016

'King Kazu' rewrites record

Kazuyoshi Miura rewrote history as he headed in his first goal of the season at the age of 49 on Sunday, improving his own record of the oldest scorer in the J. League during Yokohama FC's 2-1 defeat at home to FC Gifu in ...

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 ...