Atsuto Uchida

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Atsuto Uchida
Uchida Schalke 2015.jpg
Uchida at Schalke in 2015
Personal information
Full name Atsuto Uchida
Date of birth (1988-03-27) March 27, 1988 (age 33)
Place of birth Kannami, Shizuoka, Japan
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9+12 in)
Position(s) Defender
Youth career
2003–2005 Shimizu Higashi High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2010 Kashima Antlers 124 (3)
2010–2017 Schalke 104 (1)
2017–2018 Union Berlin 2 (0)
2018–2020 Kashima Antlers 24 (0)
Total 254 (4)
National team
20007 Japan U-20 4 (0)
2008 Japan U-23 2 (0)
2008–2015 Japan 74 (2)
Honours
Kashima Antlers
Winner AFC Champions League 2018
Winner J1 League 2007
Winner J1 League 2008
Winner J1 League 2009
Runner-up J.League Cup 2006
Winner Emperor's Cup 2007
Winner Emperor's Cup 2010
Representing  Japan
AFC Asian Cup
Gold medal – first place 2011 Qatar
AFC U-20 Asian Cup
Silver medal – second place 2006 India
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Atsuto Uchida (内田 篤人, Uchida Atsuto, born March 27, 1988) is a former Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Uchida was born in Kannami, Shizuoka on March 27, 1988. After graduating from Shimizu Higashi High School, he joined J1 League club Kashima Antlers in 2006. From first season, he became a regular player as right side back instead Akira Narahashi who played for the Japan national team. The club won the J1 League champions for 3 years in a row (2007-2009). He was also selected Best Eleven in 2008 and 2009. In summer 2010, he moved to German Bundesliga club Schalke. He played many matches and the club won the champions in the 2010/11 DFB-Pokal. However his opportunity to play decreased for repeated injuries from 2011. He could only play one match for rehabilitation from 2015/16 season. In August 2017, he moved to 2. Bundesliga club Union Berlin. However he could hardly play in the match. In January 2018, he returned to Japan and joined his first club Kashima Antlers. Although he played many matches, the club won the champions in the 2018 AFC Champions League. He retired in August 2020.

In 2007, Uchida was selected the Japan U-20 national team for 2007 U-20 World Cup. At this tournament, he played all 4 matches as right side back. On January 26, 2008, Uchida debuted for the Japan national team under manager Takeshi Okada against Chile. Uchida became a regular player as right side back soon. In August 2008, he also played for Japan U-23 national team at 2008 Summer Olympics. In 2010, he was selected the Japan for 2010 World Cup. However he lost his position just before 2010 World Cup and he could not play in the match. After the 2010 World Cup, he became a regular player again under new manager Alberto Zaccheroni. In 2011, he played at 2011 Asian Cup and Japan won the champions. He also played at 2013 Confederations Cup and 2014 World Cup. However he could not play for injuries from spring 2015. He played 74 games and scored 2 goals for Japan until 2015.

Statistics[change | change source]

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Club statistics League CupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League Cup AsiaTotal
2006 Kashima Antlers J1 League 28 2 3 0 10 0 - 41 2
2007 31 0 5 1 8 0 - 44 1
2008 25 1 1 0 1 0 6 0 33 1
2009 31 0 2 0 2 0 7 1 42 1
2010 9 0 0 0 0 0 7 1 16 1
GermanyLeague DFB-Pokal Premiere Ligapokal EuropeTotal
2010/11 Schalke Bundesliga 26 0 5 0 - 11 0 42 0
2011/12 18 0 0 0 - 8 0 26 0
2012/13 24 1 1 0 - 5 0 30 1
2013/14 17 0 2 0 - 8 1 27 1
2014/15 19 0 0 0 - 7 0 26 0
2015/16 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0
2016/17 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 1 0
2017/18 Union Berlin 2. Bundesliga 2 0 0 0 - - 2 0
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League Cup AsiaTotal
2018 Kashima Antlers J1 League 12 0 3 0 2 0 4 1 21 1
2019 10 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 12 0
2020 2 0 0 0 1 0 - 3 0
Country Japan 148 3 15 1 25 0 24 3 212 7
Germany 104 1 8 0 - 40 1 152 2
Total 252 4 23 1 25 0 64 4 364 9

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
2008 14 1
2009 13 0
2010 7 0
2011 11 0
2012 7 0
2013 13 0
2014 7 1
2015 2 0
Total 74 2

References[change | change source]

  1. Atsuto Uchida at National-Football-Teams.com Edit this at Wikidata
  2. Atsuto Uchida at J.League (in Japanese) Edit this at Wikidata
  3. Japan National Football Team Database

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