Takuji Yonemoto

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Takuji Yonemoto
Yonemoto Takuji.jpg
Yonemoto playing for FC Tokyo
Personal information
Full name Takuji Yonemoto
Date of birth (1990-12-03) December 3, 1990 (age 30)
Place of birth Itami, Hyogo, Japan
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Nagoya Grampus
Youth career
2006–2008 Itami High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2018 FC Tokyo 215 (5)
2017–2018FC Tokyo U-23 (loan) 13 (0)
2019– Nagoya Grampus 55 (1)
National team
2007 Japan U-17 2 (0)
2010 Japan 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of end of the 2020 season

Takuji Yonemoto (米本 拓司, Yonemoto Takuji, born December 3, 1990) is a Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Yonemoto was born in Itami on December 3, 1990. After graduating from Itami High School, he joined J1 League club FC Tokyo in 2009. He played many matches as defensive midfielder from first season. Tokyo won the champions in the 2009 J.League Cup. However he could not play many matches for injury in 2010 and 2011 season. Tokyo was relegated to J2 League end of the 2010 season. In 2011, Tokyo won the champions and returned to J1 in a year. He played many matches again from the 2012 season. He played 215 matches for the club in 10 seasons. In 2019, he moved to Nagoya Grampus.

In 2007, Yonemoto was selected the Japan U-17 national team for 2007 U-17 World Cup. At this tournament, he played 2 matches. In January 2010, he was selected the Japan national team for 2011 Asian Cup qualification. At this qualification, he debuted against Yemen on January 6.

Statistics[change | change source]

[1][2]

Club statistics League CupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League Cup AsiaTotal
2009 FC Tokyo J1 League 28 1 3 0 8 3 - 39 4
2010 7 0 2 0 0 0 - 9 0
2011 J2 League 1 0 0 0 - - 1 0
2012 J1 League 27 0 1 0 4 0 5 0 37 0
2013 33 1 5 0 4 0 - 42 1
2014 33 2 3 0 6 0 - 42 2
2015 31 1 2 0 5 0 - 38 1
2016 21 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 28 0
2017 11 0 1 0 7 0 - 19 0
2018 23 0 2 0 3 0 - 28 0
2017 FC Tokyo U-23 J3 League 10 0 - - - 10 0
2018 3 0 - - - 3 0
2019 Nagoya Grampus J1 League 28 0 0 0 2 0 - 30 0
2020 27 1 - 2 0 - 29 1
2021
Country Japan 283 6 19 0 41 3 12 0 355 9
Total 283 6 19 0 41 3 12 0 355 9

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
2010 1 0
Total 1 0

References[change | change source]

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

Other websites[change | change source]