Japanese striker Kazuyoshi Miura’s career is like the never ending story in the J-League these days, but in his 50th year of life he’s still providing magic moments.
Miura, who had stints with Santos in the 80s and Genoa in the 90’s, now plays in the second tier of Japanese football with Yokohama FC having signed for the club all the way back in 2005.
He also recently broke Sir Stanley Matthews longevity record – who was 50 years and five days old when he played Stoke City against Fulham in 1965 – when he stepped onto the pitch for Yokohama last Sunday at 50 years and seven days old.
Not only did he add to that record yesterday, but he broke one of his own by scoring his first of the season and the winner for Yokohama in their 1-0 J2-League victory over Thespakusatsu Gunma.
He’s now also extended his own oldest goalscorer in the J-League record and we’re sure it’s a mark that will never be topped. You can enjoy the special strike for yourself below: