|Full name||Masanobu Izumi|
|Date of birth||April 8, 1944|
|Place of birth||Hiroshima, Japan|
|Height||1.66 m (5 ft 5+1⁄2 in)|
|1960–1962||Hiroshima Motomachi High School|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
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Izumi was born in Hiroshima Prefecture on April 8, 1944. After graduating from Meiji University, he joined Japanese Regional Leagues club Toyota Motors in 1967. The club was promoted to Japan Soccer League Division 1 in 1972 and Division 2 in 1973. He retired in 1976.
On March 25, 1965, when Izumi was a Meiji University student, he debuted for the Japan national team against Singapore and Japan won the match. However, after graduating from university in 1967, he was not selected Japan because he joined a club which playing in Japanese Regional Leagues.
After retirement, Izumi became a manager for Toyota Motors. He managed 1 season in 1987–88, but the club finished at the bottom place and was relegated Division 2.
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