A couple of days ago the Japanese national soccer team played a charity match against a select team of players from J-League pro teams to raise funds for relief efforts for the disasters in the northeastern part of the country. The national team scored two goals and looked as though they would have a clean sweep. Then, in the second half, 44 year old veteran Kazu Miura , revered for hanging on to a pro career for the love of the sport, came on for the J-League team amidst players his children's age. As the overlayed text says, "Absolutely never give up. All our strength together as one."