51 year old Japanese footballer inks new deal

Resham Gupta
Last Updated: Jan 11 2018 17:13

FOOTBALL- Japan's Kazuyoshi Miura, 51, has signed a new deal with Yokohama FC, the J-League second division club announced on Thursday.

"I've signed a contract extension for this season. I will always play my heart out and hope to continue to grow (as a player)," Kyodo news agency quoted him as saying.

Known as 'King Kazu', Miura started his career in 1986 with the Brazilian side Santos and is in 33rd season of his career.