Takashi Inui

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Takashi Inui
Takashi Inui 2018 (cropped).jpg
Inui at the 2018 World Cup
Personal information
Full name Takashi Inui
Date of birth (1988-06-02) June 2, 1988 (age 33)
Place of birth Omihachiman, Shiga, Japan
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 6+12 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Eibar
Youth career
2004–2006 Yasu High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2008 Yokohama F. Marinos 7 (0)
2008–2011 Cerezo Osaka 114 (35)
2011–2012 Bochum 30 (7)
2012–2015 Eintracht Frankfurt 75 (7)
2015–2018 Eibar 89 (11)
2018 Real Betis 8 (0)
2019 Deportivo Alavés 12 (2)
2019– Eibar 29 (2)
National team
2009–2019 Japan 36 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of end of the 2019/20 season

Takashi Inui (乾 貴士, Inui Takashi, born June 2, 1988) is a Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Inui was born in Omihachiman on June 2, 1988. After graduating from Yasu High School, he joined J1 League club Yokohama F. Marinos in 2007. However he could not play many matches and he moved to J2 League club Cerezo Osaka in June 2008. Cerezo was promoted to J1 end of the 2009 season. He played 114 matches and scored 35 goals for the club. In summer 2011, he moved to German 2. Bundesliga club Bochum and played in 1 season. In 2012, he moved to Bundesliga club Eintracht Frankfurt. He played 75 matches and score 7 goals. In summer 2015, he moved to Spanish La Liga club Eibar. He played 89 matches and scored 11 goals in 3 seasons. In the 2018/19 season, he played for Real Betis and Deportivo Alavés. He returned to Eibar in 2019.

In January 2009, Inui was selected the Japan national team for 2011 Asian Cup qualification. At this qualification, he debuted against Yemen on January 20. He also participated 2013 Confederations Cup and 2015 Asian Cup. In 2018, he was selected the Japan for 2018 World Cup. He played as left midfielder in all 4 matches and scored 2 goals. In 2019, he also played at 2019 Asian Cup and Japan won the 2nd place. He played 36 games and scored 6 goals for Japan until 2019.

Statistics[change | change source]

[1][2]

Club statistics League CupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League Cup AsiaTotal
2007 Yokohama F. Marinos J1 League 7 0 0 0 3 0 - 10 0
2008 0 0 0 0 3 0 - 3 0
2008 Cerezo Osaka J2 League 20 6 2 0 - - 22 6
2009 47 20 1 1 - - 48 21
2010 J1 League 33 4 2 1 6 0 - 41
2011 14 5 0 0 0 0 7 4 21 9
GermanyLeague DFB-Pokal Premiere Ligapokal EuropeTotal
2011/12 Bochum 2. Bundesliga 30 7 2 0 - - 32 7
2012/13 Eintracht Frankfurt Bundesliga 33 6 1 0 - - 34 6
2013/14 14 0 2 1 - 6 1 22 2
2014/15 27 1 2 0 - 0 0 29 1
2015/16 1 0 1 0 - 0 0 2 0
SpainLeague Copa del Rey Copa de la Liga EuropeTotal
2015/16 Eibar La Liga 27 3 2 0 - - 29 3
2016/17 28 3 2 0 - - 30 3
2017/18 34 5 1 0 - - 35 5
2018/19 Real Betis La Liga 8 0 2 0 - 4 0 14 0
2018/19 Deportivo Alavés La Liga 12 2 0 0 - - 12 0
2019/20 Eibar La Liga 29 2 0 0 - - 29 2
2020/21
Country Japan 121 35 5 2 12 0 7 4 145 41
Germany 105 14 8 1 - 6 1 119 16
Spain 138 15 7 0 - 4 0 149 15
Total 364 64 20 3 12 0 17 5 413 72

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
2009 1 0
2010 2 0
2011 0 0
2012 3 0
2013 6 0
2014 2 2
2015 5 0
2016 0 0
2017 6 0
2018 6 4
2019 5 0
Total 36 6

References[change | change source]

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

Other websites[change | change source]