Keisuke Tsuboi

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Keisuke Tsuboi
Keisuke Tsuboi.jpg
Tsuboi at Urawa Reds
Personal information
Full name Keisuke Tsuboi
Date of birth (1979-09-16) September 16, 1979 (age 41)
Place of birth Tama, Tokyo, Japan
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Youth career
1995–1997 Yokkaichi Chuo Technical High School
1998–2001 Fukuoka University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2014 Urawa Reds 292 (1)
2015–2017 Shonan Bellmare 28 (0)
2018–2019 Renofa Yamaguchi FC 28 (0)
Total 348 (1)
National team
2003–2007 Japan 40 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Keisuke Tsuboi (坪井 慶介, Tsuboi Keisuke, born September 16, 1979) is a former Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Tsuboi was born in Tama on September 16, 1979. After graduating from Fukuoka University, he joined J1 League club Urawa Reds in 2002. He became a regular player as center back from first season. He won the "Rookie of the Year award" in 2002 and was selected as one of the "J.League Best Eleven" in 2003. In 2006, Urawa won the champions in J1 League which is first J1 champions in the club history. In 2007, Urawa won first Asian title AFC Champions League. Although he played many matches as regular center back until 2010, he could not play many matches from 2011. In 2015, he moved to Shonan Bellmare. However he could not play many matches and Shonan was relegated to J2 League end of 2016 season. In 2018, he moved to J2 club Renofa Yamaguchi FC. He retired end of 2019 season.

On June 11, 2003, Tsuboi debuted for the Japan national team against Paraguay. He also played at 2003 Confederations Cup. In 2006, he was selected Japan for 2006 World Cup and played 2 matches. He played 40 games for Japan until 2007.

Statistics[change | change source]

[1][2]

Club statistics League CupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League Cup AsiaTotal
2002 Urawa Reds J1 League 30 0 1 0 8 0 - 39 0
2003 30 1 1 0 11 0 - 42 1
2004 14 0 1 0 0 0 - 15 0
2005 33 0 5 0 2 0 - 40 0
2006 27 0 2 0 1 0 - 30 0
2007 31 0 1 0 0 0 12 0 44 0
2008 21 0 2 0 6 0 4 0 33 0
2009 29 0 1 0 7 0 - 37 0
2010 31 0 4 0 3 0 - 38 0
2011 5 0 3 0 2 0 - 10 0
2012 33 0 1 0 1 0 - 35 0
2013 7 0 2 0 1 0 2 0 12 0
2014 1 0 1 0 1 0 - 3 0
2015 Shonan Bellmare J1 League 8 0 1 0 6 1 - 15 1
2016 15 0 1 0 4 0 - 20 0
2017 J2 League 5 0 2 0 - - 7 0
2018 Renofa Yamaguchi FC J2 League 23 0 1 0 - - 24 0
2019 5 0 1 0 - - 6 0
Country Japan 348 1 31 0 53 1 18 0 450 2
Total 348 1 31 0 53 1 18 0 450 2

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
2003 11 0
2004 10 0
2005 7 0
2006 11 0
2007 1 0
Total 40 0

References[change | change source]

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

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