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Football: Miura betters J-League oldest goal record

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A former Japan international bettered his own record as the oldest goal scorer ever in the J-League after hammering home a shot just 16 seconds into a game.

Kazuyoshi Miura, nicknamed "King Kazu", hit a half volley into the net as he led Yokohama FC to a 3-1 victory over Tochigi SC in Japan's second division on Wednesday.

On the day, Miura was 46 years, four months and seven days old, beating his own record by more than a year.

"I received a nice pass. The rest was the same as (Brazilian star) Neymar," he said. "I have watched his games many times. My left-footed shot was just like Neymar."

Brazilian legend Zico is the J-League's second oldest scorer at 41 years, three months.

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