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51-year-old has signed a new contract in Japan

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Kazuyoshi Miura has signed a new contract with Yokohama FC in the Japanese Second Division becoming the only J-League founder still active.

Japanese forward Kazuyoshi Miura has played professionally since 1986.

He’s now 51 years old and has signed a new contract with Yokohama FC in the Japanese Second Division.

“I updated the contract for the 2019 season,” Miura said to The Sport Bible.

“Thanks to everyone who always supports. I am grateful to everyone.”

“I will participate in many matches in one game, I will not waste it for one minute, one second,” he added.

“I think that I want to go face to face with a football and go to daily training with maximum power.”

He has now become the only J-League founder footballer still active.