Takeshi Watanabe

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Takeshi Watanabe
Personal information
Full name Takeshi Watanabe
Date of birth (1972-09-10) September 10, 1972 (age 49)
Place of birth Fujieda, Shizuoka, Japan
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11+12 in)
Position(s) Defender
Youth career
1988–1990 Fujieda Higashi High School
1991–1994 Chuo University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1995–2004 Kashiwa Reysol 281 (17)
Total 281 (17)
National team
1997 Japan 1 (0)
Honours
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Takeshi Watanabe (渡辺 毅, Watanabe Takeshi, born September 10, 1972) is a former Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Watanabe was born in Fujieda on September 10, 1972. After graduating from Chuo University, he joined Kashiwa Reysol in 1995. He played as regular player from first season. The club won the champions at 1999 J.League Cup. At the final, he scored a tie goal in the 89th minute and he was selected MVP award. The club also won the 3rd place in 1999 and 2000 J1 League. He retired end of 2004 season.

On August 13, 1997, Watanabe debuted for the Japan national team against Brazil.

Statistics[change | change source]

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Club statistics League CupLeague CupTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League CupTotal
1995 Kashiwa Reysol J1 League 45 1 2 0 - 47 1
1996 29 3 1 0 14 2 44 5
1997 30 3 3 0 8 1 41 4
1998 33 2 2 0 4 0 39 2
1999 28 0 4 0 9 1 41 1
2000 30 2 1 0 2 0 33 2
2001 29 3 1 0 4 1 34 4
2002 28 1 1 0 7 0 36 1
2003 14 2 2 0 3 0 19 2
2004 15 0 1 0 5 0 21 0
Country Japan 281 17 18 0 56 5 355 22
Total 281 17 18 0 56 5 355 22

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
1997 1 0
Total 1 0

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