|Full name||Atsuyoshi Furuta|
|Date of birth||October 27, 1952|
|Place of birth||Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Japan|
|Height||1.74 m (5 ft 8 1⁄2 in)|
|1968–1970||Hiroshima University High School|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
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Furuta was born in Hiroshima on October 27, 1952. After graduating from Waseda University, he joined his local club Toyo Industries (later Mazda) in 1975. The club won second place at 1978 Emperor's Cup. He retired in 1984.
On August 13, 1971, when Furuta was a Waseda University student, he debuted for the Japan national team against Iceland. It was the youngest player to play for Japan national team at the age of 18 years and 29 days until Daisuke Ichikawa made new record in 1998. He played at 1974 and 1978 Asian Games. He played 32 games for Japan until 1978.
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