Football players of Spanish club Real Madrid and Japanese club Tokyo Verdy 1969 pose for photographers with local schoolchildren before their match at Tokyo Stadium, 25 July, 2005. AFP PHOTO / Kazuhiro NOGI
Real Madrid's David Beckham (C) is tripped up by Tokyo Verdy players during a friendly match at Tokyo Stadium, 25 July, 2005. Real Madrid lost 3-0. AFP PHOTO/JIJI PRESS
Tokyo Verdy 1969 forward Kazuki Hiramoto (R) hits the winning shot while defender Makoto Tanaka (L) of Jubilo Iwata misses the tackle during the second half of the 84th Emperor's Cup football tournament final at the National Stadium in Tokyo, 1 January,
Tokyo Verdy 1969 forward Kazuki Hiramoto (2nd from left) and his teammates celebrate a goal against Jubilo Iwata during the second half of the 84th Emperor's Cup football tournament final at the National Stadium in Tokyo, 01 January, 2005. Verdy won 2-1.
Brazilian forward Anderson (L) battles for the ball with midfielder Tsuyoshi Kitazawa (R) of the Japanese professional football club Tokyo Verdy during their friendly match in Tokyo, 26 May, 2001. The Brazilian national team, in Tokyo to take part in the
Brazilian striker Edmundo of Tokyo Verdy (C) fights for a ball with FC Tokyo defenders, Takayuki Komine (L) and Takahiro Shimataira (R) during their second stage final match in Tokyo, 24 November, 2001. Tokyo Verdy won the match by 1-0, surviving to stay