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Japanese great Kazu Miura pens new Yokohama deal - at 52!

Japanese great Kazu Miura is set to go around again this new season.

Miura has signed a new deal at Japanese club Yokohama.

The 52-year-old began his playing career at Brazilian side Santos in 1986 and has played for Yokohama since 2005. He enjoyed five years in Europe with Genoa and Dinamo Zagreb and also had 18 months in Australia with Sydney FC.

The forward made 89 appearances for Japan between 1990 and 2000, scoring 55 goals.

He continues to feature for in the second tier of Japanese football - J2 League - and has been awarded a new one-year contract.

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