Kazuyoshi Miura (三浦 知良, Miura Kazuyoshi, born 26 February 1967), often known simply as Kazu (nicknamed "King Kazu"), is a Japanese professional footballer who plays as a forward for Yokohama FC in the J1 League.
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King Kazu (whose real name is Kazuyoshi Miura and is the oldest active soccer player in the world at 54 years old) played for Coritiba FC in the late 1980s. So, when the younger Kazu joined Coritiba’s first team, the nickname was passed on. King Kazu was even gracious enough to send the new Kazu a personalized message on Instagram.
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“King Kazu” Miura, World’s Oldest Footballer 〜 Legendary soccer player in Japan Kazuyoshi Miura often known simply as Kazu, is a Japanese footballer who plays as a forward for Yokohama FC in the J2 League (2006〜).
Kazuyoshi Miura won the very first J.LEAGUE MVP, has starred in Brazil, Italy, Croatia and Italy and, at 53 years old, is still playing in the MEIJI YASUDA J...
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This is Japan's ageless soccer wonder. Courtesy: © Yokohama FC. 53-year-old Kazuyoshi Miura. also known by fans as 'King Kazu' plays as a forward for J.League side. Yokohama FC. His career is 34...
Miura, better known as King Kazu, will be looking to extend his record as the oldest J-League first-division starter when his club Yokohama FC kick off their season on Saturday. But he won’t be the only veteran rolling back the years, with nine players over the age of 40 currently lining up for teams across the league’s three divisions.
Kazuyoshi Miura 三浦知良 (Yokohama FC/Japan) turns 53 on February 26th!! Miura is recognised by Guinness World Records as both the oldest player and the oldest g...
Kazuyoshi “King Kazu” Miura appeared in four of Yokohama FC’s 34 J. League first-division matches in 2020, and there’s an obvious reason why he barely played: He no longer has the skills to make a real impact. And that’s been true for years.
Kazuyoshi Miura -- know to his fans in Japan as "King Kazu" -- has signed a contract extension with his club, second-tier J-League Yokohama F. Marinos just weeks ahead of his 51st birthday.