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Maya YOSHIDA

Maya YOSHIDA

JPN
  • Date of Birth: 24 August 1988
  • Height: 189 cm
  • Shirt number: 22
  • Position: Defender
  • Current club: Southampton FC (ENG)
  • International Caps: 30
  • International Goals: 2
  • First international: Yemen - Japan (6 January 2010)

Defensive stalwart Maya Yoshida has been a consistent performer in Japan's backline and has quickly adapted to the physical nature of the Premier League where he hopes to set an example for future Asian defenders to excel in Europe.

  • Forlan joins Cerezo amid sizeable hype

    Forlan joins Cerezo amid sizeable hype

    Diego Forlan has left Internacional to sign for Cerezo Osaka on a J.League record wage, with Shunsuke Nakamura and Maya Yoshida expressing their delight at the move.
  • Japan's road to Brazil

    Japan's road to Brazil

    Japan became the first team to join hosts Brazil at the 2014 FIFA World Cup™, completing their qualifying mission with a 1-1 draw against Australia in Saitama, secured by a late Keisuke Honda penalty.

Statistics

6.21
Matches Played3
Minutes Played205
Goals for0
Yellow cards0
Red Cards0

All Time Statistics

FIFA Confederations Cup - 2013
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300300000
Olympic Football Tournament Final - 2008, 2012
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731310000
FIFA World Cup™ Qualifier - 2014
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1172211000

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