Hisato Sato

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Hisato Sato
Hisato Sato.jpg
Sato in 2004
Personal information
Full name Hisato Sato
Date of birth (1982-03-12) March 12, 1982 (age 39)
Place of birth Kasukabe, Saitama, Japan
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Forward
Youth career
1994–1999 JEF United Ichihara
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2001 JEF United Ichihara 22 (2)
2002 Cerezo Osaka 13 (2)
2003–2004 Vegalta Sendai 74 (29)
2005–2016 Sanfrecce Hiroshima 383 (178)
2017–2018 Nagoya Grampus 37 (5)
2019–2020 JEF United Chiba 31 (4)
Total 560 (220)
National team
2006–2010 Japan 31 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Hisato Sato (佐藤 寿人, Sato Hisato, born March 12, 1982) is a former Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team. His twin brother Yuto Sato also played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Sato was born in Kasukabe on March 12, 1982. He joined J1 League club JEF United Ichihara (later JEF United Chiba) with twin brother Yuto Sato from their youth team in 2000. In 2002, he moved to J2 League club Cerezo Osaka. In 2003, he moved to J1 club Vegalta Sendai and became a regular player. The club was relegated to J2 end of 2003 season. In 2004, he scored 20 goals in J2. In 2005, he moved to J1 club Sanfrecce Hiroshima. He played as regular player and scored more than 10 goals every season. However the club was relegated to J2 end of 2007 season. In 2008, the club won the champions in J2 and was promoted to J1 from 2009. He also became a top scorer with 28 goals. In 2012, the club won the champion in J1. He also became a top scorer with 22 goals and was selected MVP award. The club also won the champions in the 2013 and 2015 season. He played 383 matches and score 178 goals for the club in 12 seasons. He was also selected "J.League Fair Play award" in 2007, 2012 and 2013 season. In 2017, he moved to J2 club Nagoya Grampus. The club was promoted to J1 from 2018. In 2019, he moved to his first club, JEF United Chiba. He retired end of the 2020 season.

On February 10, 2006, Sato debuted for the Japan national team against United States. He played at 2007 Asian Cup. He played 31 games and scored 4 goals for Japan until 2010.

Statistics[change | change source]

[1][2]

Club statistics League CupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League Cup AsiaTotal
2000 JEF United Ichihara J1 League 8 0 3 0 4 2 - 15 2
2001 14 2 0 0 3 1 - 17 3
2002 Cerezo Osaka J2 League 13 2 4 3 - - 17 5
2003 Vegalta Sendai J1 League 30 9 1 0 6 4 - 37 13
2004 J2 League 44 20 2 0 - - 46 20
2005 Sanfrecce Hiroshima J1 League 32 18 2 0 6 2 - 40 20
2006 33 18 2 2 4 2 - 39 22
2007 34 12 5 1 6 1 - 45 14
2008 J2 League 40 28 2 2 - - 42 30
2009 J1 League 34 15 1 1 5 5 - 40 21
2010 27 10 0 0 2 1 6 1 35 12
2011 33 11 2 2 2 1 - 37 14
2012 34 22 1 1 6 3 - 41 26
2013 34 17 6 2 2 1 3 0 45 20
2014 29 11 2 1 5 5 3 0 39 17
2015 34 12 2 0 1 0 - 37 12
2016 19 4 1 0 2 0 2 0 22 4
2017 Nagoya Grampus J2 League 28 5 3 1 - - 31 6
2018 J1 League 9 0 2 0 3 1 - 14 1
2019 JEF United Chiba J2 League 21 2 0 0 - - 22 1
2020 10 2 - - - 10 2
Country Japan 220 41 16 57 29 14 1 672 266
Total 560 220 41 16 57 29 14 1 672 266

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
2006 12 3
2007 7 0
2008 6 0
2009 3 1
2010 3 0
Total 31 4

References[change | change source]

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

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