Japanese striker still finding the back of the net at the age of 47.
Kazuyoshi Miura turns 47 years old today.
The Japanese striker is the oldest professional player in the world, and has continued to find the back of the net on a regular basis for Yokohama FC.
Miura has turned out for a number of illustrious clubs in world football, including Santos and Palmeiras in Brazil, and Serie A side Genoa, where he was named AFC Player of the Year in 1993.
He shows no signs of stopping.
“Age is not a problem for me,” said Miura to FIFA.com. “I never mind it. I want to continue to play for a very long period.”
Check out this great goal from Miura from 13 years ago below: