Japan winger Daisuke Ohata, the leading try scorer in international rugby, has played the final game of his career after injuring his right knee.

Ohata hurt his knee in a domestic league match on Sunday and said after the game he would retire. Ohata represented Japan at the 1999 and 2003 Rugby World Cups and has scored a record 69 test tries.

He has been capped 58 times, the third highest.