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55 years old and playing: Kazuyoshi Miura, the world’s longest-serving footballer, will reinforce a team from Europe

The former Japanese soccer star and who now holds the record for the oldest player in the world, Kazuyoshi Miura, He signed, at the age of 55, for a club in Portugal, where he will continue his long football career.

Both the Japanese club that owns his charter, the Yokohama F.C., as his new team, the Oliveirense of the second division of Portugalannounced the unique transfer on social networks.

“We are pleased to inform you that Kazuyoshi Miura, who played for Suzuka Point Getters (JFL) on loan during the 2022 season, will be transferred to UD Olivairense, a club belonging to the Portuguese second division league, on loan. . See you there, Kazu!” Yokohama FC posted.

The other side of the world, the Oliveirense announced his new reinforcement with a video in the style of a Japanese manga, which would be the equivalent of a western comic.

A legend has come to Oliveira de Azemeis!”, reads the message that accompanies the clip.

For his part, the long-lived soccer player, who He began his career at Santos in Brazil in 1986 and since then He has played 37 seasons football competitions in 4 other different countries (Japan, Italy, Croatia and Australia), he said he was ready to put himself to the test in the sixth nation where it will compete, since it will be his first time in a Portuguese team.

“Even if it’s a new place, I want to work hard to show everyone the kind of game I’m known for“, said “King Kazú”, who will turn 56 on February 26.

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