Shinji Kagawa

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Shinji Kagawa
Kagawa Shinji, Japanese footballer 3.jpg
Personal information
Full name Shinji Kagawa
Date of birth March 17, 1989 (1989-03-17) (age 25)
Place of birth Hyogo, Japan
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 7+12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current club Manchester United
Number 26
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2010
2010–2012
2012–
Cerezo Osaka
Borussia Dortmund
Manchester United
National team
2008– Japan
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
In this Japanese name, the family name is Kagawa.

Shinji Kagawa (香川 真司 Kagawa Shinji?, born March 17, 1989) is a Japanese professional athlete. He is best known as an Association football or soccer player. He has played for the Japanese national team.[1]

In 2012, Manchester United paid £13million to add Kagawa to the team during the pre-season tour of South Africa and China.[2] So many people trust he will play more better from now on.

Club career statistics[change | change source]

Club performance League Cup League Cup Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Japan League Emperor's Cup J. League Cup Total
2006 Cerezo Osaka[1] J. League 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007 J. League 2 35 5 1 2 - 36 7
2008 35 16 0 0 - 35 16
2009 44 27 0 0 - 44 27
2010 J. League 1
Germany League Cup League Cup Total
2011 Borussia Dortmund[1]
2012
United Kingdom League Cup League Cup Total
2013 Manchester United[1]
Country Japan 114 48 1 2 0 0 115 50
Total 114 48 1 2 0 0 115 50

International career statistics[change | change source]

Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
2008 6 1
2009 4 1
2010 7 1
2011 11 6
2012
Total 28 9

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 NationalFootballTeams.com, Kagawa, Shinji; retrieved 2012-7-2.
  2. "Fergie will parade new boys Kagawa and Powell on tour... but Rooney to stay at home," Daily Mail (UK). June 29, 2012; retrieved 2012-7-2.

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