Football: Kawasaki defender Yamane signs with LA Galaxy in MLS

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The LA Galaxy of North America's Major League Soccer on Friday announced the signing of former Japan defender Miki Yamane from the J-League's Kawasaki Frontale. The 30-year-old right-back played for Japan at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar and contributed to back-to-back J1 titles for Kawasaki in 2020 and 2021. The Los Angeles club, which is home to former Japan captain Maya Yoshida, has signed Yamane to a three-year contract through the end of the 2026 MLS season. "We're pleased to add a player of Miki's pedigree to the team," Galaxy head coach Greg Vanney said in a statement. "Miki is an experie...

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