|Full name||Teruki Miyamoto|
|Date of birth||December 26, 1940|
|Place of birth||Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Japan|
|Date of death||February 2, 2000(aged 59)|
|Place of death||Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan|
|Height||1.71 m (5 ft 7+1⁄2 in)|
|1956–1958||Sanyo High School|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Teruki Miyamoto (宮本 輝紀, Miyamoto Teruki, December 26, 1940 – February 2, 2000) was a Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.
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Miyamoto was born in Hiroshima on December 26, 1940. After graduating from Sanyo High School, he joined Yawata Steel (later Nippon Steel) in 1959. The club won 1964 Emperor's Cup. In 1965, Yawata Steel joined new league Japan Soccer League. In 1967, he was selected "Japanese Footballer of the Year" awards. He retired in 1976. He played 138 games and scored 68 goals in the league. He was selected Best Eleven for 6 years in a row (1966-1971).
In June 1961, Miyamoto was selected the Japan national team for 1962 World Cup qualification. At this qualification, on June 11, he debuted against South Korea. He was selected Japan for 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo and 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City. He played all matches at both Olympics and Japan won the bronze medal 1968 Olympics. In 2018, 1968 Olympics team was selected Japan Football Hall of Fame. He also played at 1962, 1966 and 1970 Asian Games. At 1972 Summer Olympics qualification in 1971, Japan's failure to qualify for 1972 Summer Olympics. This qualification was his last game for Japan. He played 58 games and scored 19 goals for Japan until 1971.
In 1976, when Miyamoto played for Nippon Steel, he became a playing manager. He managed until 1979.
On February 2, 2000, Miyamoto died of heart failure in Kitakyushu at the age of 59. In 2006, he was selected Japan Football Hall of Fame.
Statistics[change | change source]
|Japan national team|
References[change | change source]
Other websites[change | change source]
- Teruki Miyamoto at Olympedia
- Teruki Miyamoto at FIFA
- Teruki Miyamoto at National Football Teams.com
- Teruki Miyamoto at WorldFootball.net
- Teruki Miyamoto at Transfermarkt (player)
- Japan Football Hall of Fame at Japan Football Association
- Japan Football Hall of Fame (Japan team at 1968 Olympics) at Japan Football Association
- 1940 births
- 2000 deaths
- Footballers from Hiroshima Prefecture
- Japan international footballers
- Japan Soccer League players
- Nippon Steel Yawata SC players
- Footballers at the 1964 Summer Olympics
- Footballers at the 1968 Summer Olympics
- Olympic medalists in football
- Japanese Olympic bronze medalists
- Medalists at the 1968 Summer Olympics