Kazuyoshi Miura, the oldest player in soccer and the J-League, has renewed his contract with J1 Yokohama FC and will continue to play in this season when he is 54 years old.
It is customary for Miura to sign a contract at 11:11 am on January 11th every year after his uniform number “11”, and on the 11th, Yokohama FC renewed his contract with Miura. We announced that on the official website.
Miura, who has been playing since the start of the league in 1993, returned to J1 for the first time in 13 seasons last season, participated in four games, and set the record for the oldest appearance in J1 at 53 years, 9 months and 23 days. Updated to. Attention will also be focused on whether the oldest scoring record can be set this season.
Miura also mentioned the influence of the new coronavirus, “I was able to play while feeling the joy of playing soccer again. Personally, it was a short season, but my aspirations and passion for soccer are only increasing. I want to play more games this season and work hard every day with the goal of contributing to the victory of the team. “
Miura is scheduled to participate in the team camp starting on the 20th of this month.