Japan football legend gets fresh pro contract at 54
12 January, 2022, 12:10 pm
Former Japan striker Kazuyoshi Miura has been signed up by another professional soccer club at the age of 54.
Miura’s enduring career will head into its 37th season after he joined Suzuka Point Getters, a team in the fourth tier of Japanese soccer.
Miura, nicknamed “King Kazu,” said he was “grateful for the opportunity to play here and will strive to contribute” on the field.
He will turn 55 next month.