|Full name||Ruka Norimatsu|
|Date of birth||January 30, 1996|
|Place of birth||Ageo, Saitama, Japan|
|Height||1.64 m (5 ft 4+1⁄2 in)|
|2008–2013||JFA Academy Fukushima|
|2021–||Omiya Ardija Ventus|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of end of the 2020 season|
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Norimatsu was born in Ageo on January 30, 1996. After graduating from JFA Academy Fukushima, she joined her local club Urawa Reds in 2014. She was selected Best Young Player awards and Best Eleven in 2014 season. She played 73 matches until 2020. In 2021, she moved to Saitama's cross town rivals, Omiya Ardija Ventus.
In September 2012, Norimatsu was selected the Japan U-17 national team for 2012 U-17 World Cup. On May 8, 2014, when Norimatsu was 18 years old, she debuted for the Japan national team against New Zealand. She played for Japan at 2014 Asian Cup and Japan won the championship. In 2016, she played as captain for the U-20 team at 2016 U-20 World Cup and Japan won the 3rd place.
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|Japan national team|