Ryuzo Shimizu

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Ryuzo Shimizu
Personal information
Full name Ryuzo Shimizu
Date of birth (1902-09-30)September 30, 1902
Place of birth Japan
Position(s) Forward
Youth career
Tokyo Aoyama Normal School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Tokyo Shukyu-Dan
National team
1923 Japan 2 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Ryuzo Shimizu (清水 隆三, Shimizu Ryuzo, September 30, 1902 – ?) was a Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

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Shimizu was born on September 30, 1902. After graduating from Tokyo Aoyama Normal School, he played for Tokyo Shukyu-Dan which was founded by his alma mater school graduates.

In May 1923, Shimizu was selected the Japan national team for Far Eastern Championship Games in Osaka. At this competition, on May 23, he debuted against Philippines and scored a goal in the 5th minute. However, Japan was lost at the end. This match is Japan team first match in "International A Match" and this goal is Japan team first goal in International A Match. Next day, he also played against Republic of China. But Japan lost in both matches (1-2, v Philippines and 1-5, v Republic of China). He played 2 games and scored 1 goal for Japan in 1923.

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Japan national team
1923 2 1
Total 2 1

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