|Full name||Ryozo Suzuki|
|Date of birth||September 20, 1939|
|Place of birth||Saitama, Saitama, Japan|
|Height||1.74 m (5 ft 8+1⁄2 in)|
|1955–1957||Urawa Nishi High School|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Biography[change | change source]
Suzuki was born in Saitama on September 20, 1939. After graduating from Rikkyo University, he joined Hitachi in 1962. In 1965, Hitachi joined new league Japan Soccer League. He retired in 1970. He played 67 games and scored 5 goals in the league.
On August 15, 1961, when Suzuki was a Rikkyo University student, he debuted for the Japan national team against Indonesia. In 1964, he was selected Japan for 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo and he played all matches. In 1968, he was also selected Japan for 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City. Although he did not played in the match, Japan won Bronze Medal. In 2018, this team was selected Japan Football Hall of Fame. He also played at 1962 and 1966 Asian Games. He played 24 games for Japan until 1968.
In 2010, Suzuki was selected Japan Football Hall of Fame.
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|Japan national team|