Hiroshi Kiyotake

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Hiroshi Kiyotake
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Kiyotake at the 2012 Summer Olympics
Personal information
Full name Hiroshi Kiyotake
Date of birth (1989-11-12) November 12, 1989 (age 31)
Place of birth Oita, Oita, Japan
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 7+12 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Cerezo Osaka
Youth career
2005–2007 Oita Trinita
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2009 Oita Trinita 31 (4)
2010–2012 Cerezo Osaka 66 (13)
2012–2014 Nürnberg 64 (7)
2014–2016 Hannover 53 (10)
2016–2017 Sevilla 4 (1)
2017– Cerezo Osaka 98 (19)
National team
2012 Japan U-23 6 (0)
20111–2017 Japan 43 (5)
Honours
Oita Trinita
Winner J.League Cup 2008
Cerezo Osaka
Winner J.League Cup 2017
Winner Emperor's Cup 2017
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of end of the 2020 season

Hiroshi Kiyotake (清武 弘嗣, Kiyotake Hiroshi, born November 12, 1989) is a Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team. His brother Koki Kiyotake in also a footballer.

Biography[change | change source]

Kiyotake was born in Oita on November 12, 1989. He joined J1 League club Oita Trinita from their youth team in 2008. Trinita won the champions in the 2008 J.League Cup with young players, Shusaku Nishikawa, Masato Morishige and Mu Kanazaki. However Trinita was relegated to J2 League end of 2009 season and Trinita released their main players including Kiyotake due to their financial problems. In 2010, he moved to Cerezo Osaka. He played as regular player in 3 seasons. In July 2012, he moved to German Bundesliga club Nürnberg. Although he played as regular player in 2 seasons, Nurnberg was relegated to 2. Bundesliga end of the 2013/14 season. In summer 2014, he moved to Hannover. Although he played many matches in 2 seasons, Hannover was relegated to 2. Bundesliga end of the 2015/16 season. In summer 2016, he moved to Spanish La Liga club Sevilla. However there were few opportunities to play. In February 2017, he returned to Japan and joined Cerezo Osaka. In 2017, Cerezo won the champions in the J.League Cup and Emperor's Cup.

On August 10, 2011, Kiyotake debuted for the Japan national team against South Korea. In July 2012, he was selected the Japan U-23 national team for 2012 Summer Olympics. He played all 6 matches and Japan won the 4th place. He also played for the Japan at 2013 Confederations Cup, 2014 World Cup and 2015 Asian Cup. He played 43 games and scored 5 goals for Japan until 2017.

Statistics[change | change source]

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Club statistics League CupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League Cup AsiaTotal
2008 Oita Trinita J1 League 8 1 1 0 3 0 - 12 1
2009 23 3 2 0 6 1 - 31 4
2010 Cerezo Osaka J1 League 25 4 3 0 1 0 - 29 4
2011 25 7 3 1 0 0 9 4 37 12
2012 16 2 3 1 0 0 - 19 3
GermanyLeague DFB-Pokal Premiere Ligapokal EuropeTotal
2012/13 Nürnberg Bundesliga 31 4 1 0 - - 32 4
2013/14 33 3 1 0 - - 34 3
2014/15 Hannover Bundesliga 32 5 1 0 - - 33 5
2015/16 21 5 1 0 - - 22 5
SpainLeague Copa del Rey Copa de la Liga EuropeTotal
2016/17 Sevilla La Liga 4 1 3 0 - 2 0 9 1
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League Cup AsiaTotal
2017 Cerezo Osaka J1 League 18 6 4 0 4 0 - 26 6
2018 20 4 1 1 2 0 1 0 24 5
2019 27 1 0 0 1 0 - 28 1
2020 33 8 - 4 1 - 37 9
2021
Country Japan 195 36 14 2 24 3 10 4 243 45
Germany 117 17 4 0 - - 121 17
Spain 4 1 3 0 - 2 0 9 1
Total 316 54 21 2 24 3 12 4 373 63

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
2011 5 0
2012 7 1
2013 11 0
2014 3 0
2015 7 0
2016 9 4
2017 1 0
Total 43 5

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