|Full name||Emi Yamamoto|
|Date of birth||March 9, 1982|
|Place of birth||Miura, Kanagawa, Japan|
|Height||1.58 m (5 ft 2 in)|
|Chifure AS Elfen Saitama|
|1997–1999||Shonan Women's High School|
|2000–2008||Tasaki Perule FC||145||(62)|
|2014–2020||NHK Spring Yokohama FC Seagulls||52+||(6+)|
|2021–||Chifure AS Elfen Saitama|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of end of the 2019 season|
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Yamamoto was born in Miura on March 9, 1982. After graduating from Shonan Women's High School, she joined Tasaki Perule FC in 2000. She was selected Best Young Player awards in 2000 season. The club won Nadeshiko League championship in 2003 and 2nd position 4 times. However, the club was disbanded in 2008 due to financial strain. From 2009, she went to United States and Italy. In 2014, she returned to Japan and joined Regional Leagues club, Yokohama FC Seagulls (later NHK Spring Yokohama FC Seagulls). The club was promoted to Nadeshiko League Second Division from 2016 and she played as a regular player every season. In 2021, she moved to Chifure AS Elfen Saitama.
On January 12, 2003, Yamamoto debuted for the Japan national team against United States. She played at 2003 AFC Championship. She was also a member of Japan for 2003 World Cup and 2004 Summer Olympics. She played 22 games and scored 4 goals for Japan until 2004.
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|Japan national team|