|Full name||Yasuo Suzuki|
|Date of birth||April 30, 1913|
|Place of birth||Kanagawa, Japan|
|????||Tokyo Daihachi High School|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
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Suzuki was born in Kanagawa Prefecture on April 30, 1913. He played for Waseda WMW which was consisted of his alma mater Waseda University players and graduates. At this club, he played many Japan national team players Motoo Tatsuhara, Tadao Horie and so on.
In May 1934, when Suzuki was a Waseda University student, he was selected the Japan national team for Far Eastern Championship Games in Manila. At this competition, on May 15, he debuted against Philippines. In 1936, he was selected the Japan for 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin. Japan completed a come-from-behind victory first match against Sweden. The first victory in Olympics for the Japan and the historic victory over one of the powerhouses became later known as "Miracle of Berlin" (ベルリンの奇跡) in Japan. In 2016, this team was selected Japan Football Hall of Fame. He did not play in against Sweden. However, he played next match against Italy instead of Tadao Horie who fractured his right arm in first match. He played 2 games for Japan until 1936.
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