|Full name||Mina Tanaka|
|Date of birth||April 28, 1994|
|Place of birth||Thailand|
|Height||1.64 m (5 ft 4 1⁄2 in)|
|2007–2011||Nippon TV Beleza|
|2011–2019||Nippon TV Beleza||153||(98)|
|2020||INAC Kobe Leonessa||18||(12)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of end of 2020 season|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of December 31, 2020
Biography[change | change source]
Tanaka was born in Thailand on April 28, 1994. In 2011, she was promoted to Nippon TV Beleza from the youth team. The club won the champions for 5 years in a row (2015-2019). She also became a top scorer for 4 years in a row (2016-2019). In 2020, she moved to INAC Kobe Leonessa. In 2021, she moved to German Bundesliga club Bayer Leverkusen.
Tanaka was part of the the Japan U-17 national team that finished in 2nd place at the 2010 U-17 World Cup and of the the U-20 team that finished in 3rd place at the 2012 U-20 World Cup. In February 2013, she received her first the senior team call-up. On March 8, she made her debut for Japan and scored her first goal in a 2–1 loss to Germany in the 2013 Algarve Cup. In 2018, she played at 2018 Asian Cup and Japan won the championship.
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