SOCCER PLAYER

Kazuyoshi Miura

1967 - Today

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Kazuyoshi Miura (三浦 知良, Miura Kazuyoshi, born 26 February 1967), often known simply as Kazu (nicknamed "King Kazu"), is a Japanese professional footballer who plays as a forward for Yokohama FC in the J1 League. He played for the Japan national team from 1990 to 2000, and was the first Japanese recipient of the Asian Footballer of the Year award. Miura, whose rise to fame in Japan coincided with the launch of the J.League in 1993, was arguably Japan's first superstar in football. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kazuyoshi Miura has received more than 1,255,778 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 55 in 2019). Kazuyoshi Miura is the 248th most popular soccer player (up from 272nd in 2019), the 258th most popular biography from Japan (up from 346th in 2019) and the 41st most popular Japanese Soccer Player.

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Among SOCCER PLAYERS

Among soccer players, Kazuyoshi Miura ranks 248 out of 16,923. Before him are Jupp Derwall, Masanori Tokita, Pedro Cea, Tamotsu Asakura, Yochanan Vollach, and Yukio Tsuda. After him are Takehiko Kawanishi, José Luis Chilavert, Sepp Piontek, Osvaldo Ardiles, Roberto Mancini, and Lee Yoo-hyung.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1967, Kazuyoshi Miura ranks 22Before him are Benicio del Toro, Carla Bruni, Matt LeBlanc, Boris Becker, Mike Portnoy, and Mark Ruffalo. After him are Mikheil Saakashvili, Massimiliano Allegri, Laura Dern, Carrie-Anne Moss, Iván Zamorano, and Javier Sotomayor.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Kazuyoshi Miura ranks 258 out of 5,560. Before him are Mōri Motonari (1497), Tamotsu Asakura (null), Yukio Tsuda (1917), Tsugumi Ohba (1950), Terauchi Masatake (1852), and Tokugawa Yoshimune (1684). After him are Takehiko Kawanishi (1938), Tamon Yamaguchi (1892), Rumiko Takahashi (1957), Katō Kiyomasa (1561), Susumu Tonegawa (1939), and Nobuyuki Abe (1875).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Japan

Among soccer players born in Japan, Kazuyoshi Miura ranks 41Before him are Osamu Yamaji (1929), Shoichi Nishimura (1912), Toshio Hirabayashi (null), Masanori Tokita (1925), Tamotsu Asakura (null), and Yukio Tsuda (1917). After him are Takehiko Kawanishi (1938), Yoshio Fujiwara (null), Ken Noritake (1922), Masahiro Hamazaki (1940), Ko Takamoro (1907), and Kazuko Hironaka (1950).