Kazuyoshi Miura popularly known as Kazu (nicknamed “King Kazu”) is a Japanese professional footballer who plays as a forward for Liga Portugal 2 club Oliveirense, on loan from J1 League club Yokohama FC. He is regarded as the oldest professional footballer in history and the oldest player to score in a professional match.
Who is the Oldest Footbal Player In The World? Meet Kazuyoshi Miura
Kazuyoshi Miura was born in Shizuoka, Japan. He currently plays football a forward for Liga Portugal 2 club Oliveirense, on loan from J1 League club Yokohama FC. He has played football for over 30 years.
How old is Kazuyoshi Miura?
Kazuyoshi Miura was born on 26 February 1967, Shizuoka, Japan. Presently, he is 56 years old.
Kazuyoshi Miura Height
The former Japanese national team player stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches tall
Kazuyoshi Miura weight
Kazuyoshi Miura weighs about 72kg or 158.
Kazuyoshi Miura Career
Kazuyoshi played for the Japan national team from 1990 to 2000, and was the first Japanese recipient of the IFFHS Asia’s Footballer of the Year award. Coincidentally, Miura’s rise to fame in Japan was met with the launch of the J.League in 1993, made him arguably Japan’s first superstar in football.
In 1997, Miura scored fourteen times for Japan during the 1998 World Cup qualifys, leading the Samurai Blue to their first ever World Cup finals. Despite all this, Miura was controversially left out of the squad. He played his last national team match in the year 2000, and finished with the second-most career goals in Japanese national team history with 55 goals in 89 matches.
Is Kazuyoshi Miura married?
Kazuyoshi Miura is married to Risako Miura, the famous actress and model, Risako Miura. She made her acting debut in the TV show “Aitai Toki ni Anata wa Inai” in 1991. Kazuyoshi and Risako got married in 1993 and are still together. She was born on January 13, 1968.
Kazuyoshi Miura Children
Kazuyoshi Miura and his beautiful wife, Risako Shitara have two children, Ryota Miura and Kota Miura. Both children are males. His first child, Ryota Miura was born on 5 September 1997 in Tokyo, Japan. He is an actor by profession and has been involved in quite a number of movies, some known ones include Kanojo no sukinamonowa (2021), The Skit Begins (2021) and Love You as the World Ends (2021).
His second son, Miura Kota was born on May 28, 2002 in Kobe, Hyogo in Japan. He stands at a height of 1.75m tall. Miura Kota is a professional Mixed Martial Art fighter.
Kazuyoshi Miura Net Worth
Kazuyoshi Miura net worth or net income is estimated to be around $8 Million dollars. He has made such amount of wealth from his primary career as Soccer Player.