Kazu Miura ehe is a true idol in his native country, Japan. In fact, it is said that the creators of the legendary series of inspired 80 'Champions’ to create Oliver Atom although others say it was Mario Kempes Albero source of inspiration. In any case, an icon of football is still active at the surprising age 53 years.
Kazu Miura breaks records
The veteran footballer managed to be the longest-lived player to score an official goal, he did with 50 years and 15 days old in season 2016-17 contra el Thespa Kusatsu. Now Kazu Miura break another record, the one of the longest-lived footballer to play on the 1 from J-League 2020-21, the Japanese first division after playing 56 minutes before the Kawasaki Fontale. He did it with 53 years and 7 months leaving behind footballers who played until the 50 in the elite like Sir Stanley Matthews.
Miura has had a career full of teams and countries. In 1982 he left the Shizuoka Gakuen Japan to go to play to Brazil where he was in major teams like Santos. Also he made the jump to Europe to play in the season 95-96 and Dynamo Zagreb in the 99-00. He returned to Japan to enlist in the ranks of Vissel Kobe, team where he played Laudrup Y Andres Iniesta, and from there to pack it turned to go to Sydney FC in Australia. He was a benchmark in the Japanese team but curiously never played a World Cup.
Since many seasons playing in Yokohama, While it is true that trains when his busy schedule permits. Miura is a media character who appears on television. Quite a crack that moment still not hanging up his boots and breaking records.