Ryoichi Maeda

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Ryoichi Maeda
Ryoichi Maeda - big.jpg
Maeda playing for Júbilo Iwata
Personal information
Full name Ryoichi Maeda
Date of birth (1981-10-09) October 9, 1981 (age 40)
Place of birth Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Position(s) Forward
Youth career
1997–1999 Gyosei High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2014 Júbilo Iwata 363 (154)
2015–2018 FC Tokyo 103 (17)
2017–2018FC Tokyo U-23 (loan) 10 (3)
2019–2020 FC Gifu 59 (6)
Total 535 (180)
National team
2001 Japan U-20 3 (0)
2007–2013 Japan 33 (10)
Honours
Júbilo Iwata
Winner J1 League 2002
Runner-up J1 League 2001
Runner-up J1 League 2003
Winner J.League Cup 2010
Runner-up J.League Cup 2001
Winner Emperor's Cup 2003
Runner-up Emperor's Cup 2004
Representing  Japan
AFC Asian Cup
Gold medal – first place 2011 Qatar
Asian Games
Silver medal – second place 2002 Busan Team
AFC U-20 Asian Cup
Silver medal – second place 2000 Iran
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Ryoichi Maeda (前田 遼一, Maeda Ryoichi, born October 9, 1981) is a former Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Maeda was born in Kobe on October 9, 1981. After graduating from Gyosei High School, he joined J1 League club Júbilo Iwata in 2000. Although he could not play many matches behind Masashi Nakayama and Naohiro Takahara until 2002, he played as regular player from 2003. In the season 2009, he became a top scorer with 20 goals. In the 2010 season, Maeda became the top scorer again, with 17 times. Júbilo also won the champions in 2010 J.League Cup. At 2010 J.League Cup final, he scored 2 goals and was selected "MVP award" in the tournament. However Júbilo was relegated to J2 League end of the 2013 season. In 2014, although he scored 17 goals, Júbilo finished at the 4th place and missed promotion to J1.

In 2015, Maeda moved to J1 club FC Tokyo. He played as regular player until 2016. However his opportunity to play decreased from 2017 and he could hardly score goals in the match. In 2019, Maeda moved to J2 club FC Gifu. The club was relegated to J3 League end of the 2019 season. He retired end of the 2020 season.

Maeda played for the Japan U-20 at the 2001 World Youth Championship. On August 22, 2007, he debuted for the Japan national team against Cameroon. In 2011, he was selected the Japan for 2011 Asian Cup. He played all 6 matches and scored 3 goals, and Japan won the champions. He also became a regular player from the 2011 Asian Cup. He also played at 2013 Confederations Cup. He played 33 games and scored 10 goals for Japan until 2013.

Statistics[change | change source]

[1][2]

Club statistics League CupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League Cup AsiaTotal
2000 Júbilo Iwata J1 League 1 0 3 0 0 0 - 4 0
2001 9 2 2 1 5 1 - 16 4
2002 4 0 3 1 2 0 - 9 1
2003 28 7 5 1 9 5 - 42 13
2004 27 8 5 3 6 1 3 1 41 13
2005 25 12 0 0 2 2 3 0 30 14
2006 27 15 3 2 7 1 - 37 18
2007 22 12 2 1 0 0 - 24 13
2008 22 8 0 0 0 0 - 22 8
2009 34 20 2 1 6 3 - 42 24
2010 33 17 1 0 10 3 - 44 20
2011 28 14 0 0 3 1 - 31 15
2012 33 13 1 1 4 2 - 38 16
2013 33 9 2 1 4 1 - 39 11
2014 J2 League 37 17 0 0 - - 37 17
2015 FC Tokyo J1 League 30 9 2 1 6 0 - 38 10
2016 29 6 1 0 3 0 8 3 41 9
2017 26 1 1 0 7 1 - 34 2
2018 18 1 0 0 1 0 - 19 1
2017 FC Tokyo U-23 J3 League 2 0 - - - 2 0
2018 8 3 - - - 8 3
2019 FC Gifu J2 League 34 5 0 0 - - 34 5
2020 J3 League 25 1 - - - 25 1
Country Japan 535 180 33 13 75 21 14 4 657 218
Total 535 180 33 13 75 21 14 4 657 218

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
2007 2 1
2008 1 1
2009 2 0
2010 2 0
2011 9 4
2012 8 4
2013 9 0
Total 33 10

References[change | change source]

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

Other websites[change | change source]