Former Japanese striker Kazuyoshi Miura beats record

Q.  Who is the world’s oldest professional footballer?
- Published on 22 Jun 16

a. Zinedine Zidane
b. Ronaldo
c. Messi
d. None of the above

ANSWER: None of the above
 
The world’s oldest professional footballer, Japan strike Kazuyoshi Miura has beaten his record as the oldest goalscorer in J-League history
  • The 49-year-old footballer is in his 31st season as a professional
  • He scored 22nd minute into he game and Yokohama FC lost to FC Gifu on 2-1 in the latest record he broke.
  • The 49-year-old, who is in his 31st season as a professional, netted a header as his side Yokohama FC succumbed to a 2-1 defeat at home to FC Gifu in the Japanese second division.
  • Miura, who goes into record as being the oldest footballer and oldest goal scorer in Japan’s professional league, is arguably Japan’s first superstar in football.

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