Soccer: Miura breaks record as oldest player in J-League top flight

Kazuyoshi Miura entered the record books as the oldest-ever player in a J-League first-division match on Wednesday after starting for Yokohama FC against Kawasaki Frontale.With his appearance at 53 years, 6 months and 28 days, the former Japan forward, known to fans as King Kazu, eclipsed the previous record of 45 years, 2 months and 1 day set by Masashi Nakayama with Consadole Sapporo in 2012.Miura became the oldest player to take to the pitch in Japan’s league cup competition, the YBC Levain Cup, in a 1-0 win against Sagan Tosu on Aug. 5, then extended his record a week later in a 1-1 draw w…

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