Takumi Minamino

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Takumi Minamino
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Minamino with Red Bull Salzburg in 2018
Personal information
Full name Takumi Minamino
Date of birth (1995-01-16) 16 January 1995 (age 25)
Place of birth Izumisano, Osaka, Japan
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder / Winger
Club information
Current team
Liverpool
Number 18
Youth career
2007–2012 Cerezo Osaka
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2014 Cerezo Osaka 62 (7)
2015–2020 Red Bull Salzburg 136 (42)
2020– Liverpool 3 (0)
National team
2011 Japan U17 4 (1)
2012 Japan U20 8 (5)
2016 Japan U23 3 (1)
2015– Japan 22 (11)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 February 2020
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14 November 2019

Takumi Minamino (Japanese: 南野 拓実 Hepburn: Minamino Takumi; born 16 January 1995) is a Japanese professional footballer. He plays as an attacking midfielder or winger for Premier League club Liverpool and the Japan national team.

Minamino was born in Izumisano, Osaka. He started his club career at J.League club Cerezo Osaka in 2012 and in his first season he was named J.League Rookie of the Year. In 2014, he moved to Austrian club Red Bull Salzburg. He spent four successful season at Salzburg before moving to Liverpool on 1 January 2020.[1]

Minamino has made over 20 appearances for the Japan national team. He was part of the squad that reached final of the 2019 AFC Asian Cup.

Honours[change | change source]

Red Bull Salzburg

References[change | change source]

  1. Ames, Nick (5 January 2020). "Takumi Minamino set to show Jürgen Klopp he is more than a handyman". The Guardian. Retrieved 18 March 2020.

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