Tadao Takayama

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Tadao Takayama
Personal information
Full name Tadao Takayama
Date of birth (1904-06-24)June 24, 1904
Place of birth Tokyo, Japan
Date of death July 1, 1980(1980-07-01) (aged 76)
Place of death Tokyo, Japan
Position(s) Forward
Youth career
Kobe Daiichi High School
1927–1930 Tokyo Imperial University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Kobe Icchu Club
National team
1930 Japan 2 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Tadao Takayama (高山 忠雄, Takayama Tadao, June 24, 1904 – July 1, 1980) was a Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

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Takayama was born in Tokyo Metropolis on June 24, 1904. He played for Kobe Icchu Club which was consisted of his alma mater high school players and graduates. At the club, he won the 1927 Emperor's Cup with Takeo Wakabayashi and so on.

In May 1930, when Takayama was a Tokyo Imperial University student, he was selected the Japan national team for Far Eastern Championship Games in Tokyo and Japan won the championship. At this competition, on May 25, he debuted against Philippines. On May 29, he also played and scored a goal against Republic of China. He played 2 games and scored 1 goals for Japan in 1930.

After retirement, Takayama worked at Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Education, Science and Culture. He also served as a professor at Hamamatsu College of Technology and Mukogawa Women's University.

July 1, 1980, Takayama died in Tokyo Metropolis at the age of 76.

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Japan national team
1930 2 1
Total 2 1

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