Takashi Usami

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Takashi Usami
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Usami at the 2018 World Cup
Personal information
Full name Takashi Usami
Date of birth (1992-05-06) May 6, 1992 (age 29)
Place of birth Nagaokakyo, Kyoto, Japan
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Position(s) Forward, Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Gamba Osaka
Youth career
2008 Gamba Osaka
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2016 Gamba Osaka 138 (64)
2011–2012Bayern Munich (loan) 3 (0)
2012–2013Hoffenheim (loan) 20 (2)
2016–2017 Augsburg 11 (0)
2017–2019 Fortuna Düsseldorf 47 (9)
2019– Gamba Osaka 44 (13)
National team
2009 Japan U-17 3 (0)
2012 Japan U-23 4 (0)
2015–2019 Japan 27 (3)
Honours
Gamba Osaka
Winner J1 League 2014
Runner-up J1 League 2010
Runner-up J1 League 2015
Winner J.League Cup 2014
Runner-up J.League Cup 2015
Runner-up J.League Cup 2016
Winner Emperor's Cup 2009
Winner Emperor's Cup 2014
Winner Emperor's Cup 2015
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of end of the 2020 season

Takashi Usami (宇佐美 貴史, Usami Takashi, born May 6, 1992) is a Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Usami was born in Nagaokakyo on May 6, 1992. He joined J1 League club Gamba Osaka in 2009. He played many matches from the 2010 season and was selected "J.League Rookie of the Year award". In July 2011, he moved to German Bundesliga club Bayern Munich on loan. However there were few opportunities to play. In summer 2011, he moved to Hoffenheim on loan. In June 2013, he returned to Gamba in J2 League. He scored 19 goals in 18 matches and Gamba was promoted to J1 end of the 2013 season. In 2014, Gamba won all three major title in Japan; J1 League, J.League Cup and Emperor's Cup. He was also selected Best Eleven in 2014 and 2015. In July 2016, he moved to Germany again and joined Bundesliga club Augsburg. In 2018, he moved to 2. Bundesliga club Fortuna Düsseldorf. Düsseldorf was promoted to Bundesliga end of the 2017/18 season. In June 2019, he returned to Gamba.

In October 2009, Usami was selected the Japan U-17 national team for 2009 U-17 World Cup and played all 3 matches. In July 2012, he was selected the Japan U-23 national team for 2012 Summer Olympics. He played 4 matches and Japan won the 4th place. On March 27, 2015, he debuted for the Japan national team against Tunisia. In 2018, he was selected the Japan for 2018 World Cup. He played 2 matches and Japan qualified to the knockout stage. He played 27 games and scored 3 goals for Japan until 2019.

Statistics[change | change source]

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Club statistics League CupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League Cup AsiaTotal
2009 Gamba Osaka J1 League 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4 1
2010 26 7 4 2 2 0 4 2 36 11
2011 14 4 0 0 0 0 7 1 21 5
GermanyLeague DFB-Pokal Premiere Ligapokal EuropeTotal
2011/12 Bayern Munich Bundesliga 3 0 1 1 - 1 0 5 1
2012/13 Hoffenheim Bundesliga 20 2 1 0 - - 21 2
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League Cup AsiaTotal
2013 Gamba Osaka J2 League 18 19 2 1 - - 20 20
2014 J1 League 26 10 4 6 7 5 - 37 21
2015 34 19 3 4 1 0 11 4 49 27
2016 17 5 0 0 0 0 5 0 22 5
GermanyLeague DFB-Pokal Premiere Ligapokal EuropeTotal
2016/17 Augsburg Bundesliga 11 0 0 0 - - 11 0
2017/18 Fortuna Düsseldorf 2. Bundesliga 28 8 1 0 - - 29 8
2018/19 Bundesliga 19 1 2 0 - - 21 1
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League Cup AsiaTotal
2019 Gamba Osaka J1 League 14 7 1 0 4 1 - 19 8
2020 30 6 2 0 2 0 - 34 6
2021
Country Japan 182 67 16 13 16 6 28 8 242 94
Germany 81 11 5 1 - 1 0 87 12
Total 263 78 21 14 16 6 29 8 329 106

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
2015 13 2
2016 5 1
2017 1 0
2018 7 0
2019 1 0
Total 27 3

References[change | change source]

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

Other websites[change | change source]