Fifty-year-old Kazuyoshi Miura plans to play on

Fifty-year-old legend player Kazuyoshi Miura insists he has no plans to retire anytime soon.

“I’m planning to play next year,” Miura told The Japan Times ahead of Yokohama FC’s game against Avispa Fukuoka in J-League 2 on Saturday.

“Right now I’m not thinking about retiring. Today I’m not thinking about retiring. I just give my all in training every day.”

Miura, whose nickname is “Kazu”, has broken two world records earlier this year when he became the oldest player ever to appear in a professional match at the age of 50 years and seven days.

One week later, he beat Sir Stanley Matthews’ 52-year-long record to reign the oldest to score a competitive goal.