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Sei Fuwa

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Sei Fuwa
Personal information
Full name Sei Fuwa
Place of birth Tokyo, Japan
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Youth career
Waseda University High School
Waseda University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Waseda WMW
Waseda University
Winner Emperor's Cup 1938
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Sei Fuwa (不破 整, Fuwa Sei) was a Japanese football player.

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Fuwa played for Waseda University. He won 1938 Emperor's Cup with Shogo Kamo, Sekiji Sasano, Kunitaka Sueoka, Hidetoki Takahashi and so on. He also played for Waseda WMW which was consisted of his alma mater Waseda University players and graduates.

In 1936, Fuwa was selected for the Japan national team for 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, but he did not play in the match behind regular goalkeeper Rihei Sano. At this competition, Japan completed a come-from-behind victory first game against Sweden. The first victory in Olympics for the Japan and the historic victory over one of the powerhouses became later known as "Miracle of Berlin" (ベルリンの奇跡) in Japan. In 2016, this team was selected Japan Football Hall of Fame.

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