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Kazu Miura, 55, is set to join a soccer club in Portugal. He has been playing soccer for the last 36 years.


Kazu Miura spent 10 years playing for the Japanese national team. His professional soccer career commenced in 1986 when he joined Santos of Brazil.


Miura has played football for 14 different clubs so far so good. He spent a total of 17 years at Yokohama FC. He was then loaned out to Suzuka Point Getters.


Miura is now planning to join Oliveirense which is a second tier club in Portugal. He was cited at the airport heading to Portugal on December 7. Journos took photos of him as he arrived in his final destination.


In 1990s, he became the J-League’s most valuable player beating the iconic Gary Lineker of England.  Miura has scored 117 goals in 192 appearances for Verdy Kawasaki  and was even the Asian Footballer of the Year back in 1992.


He played for Italian side Genoa after moving from Dinamo Zagreb of Croatia. In 1999 he returned to Japan to play for Kyoto Sanga. He spent five years at Vissel Kobel and then moved to Yokohama back in 2005.


Between 1990 and 2000 Miura was playing for Japan where he recorded 55 goals in 89 games.


Miura plans to continue playing professional soccer until he attains 60 years.


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