Yojiro Takahagi

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Yojiro Takahagi
Yōjiro Takahagi.jpg
Takahagi playing for Sanfrecce Hiroshima in 2010
Personal information
Full name Yojiro Takahagi
Date of birth (1986-08-02) August 2, 1986 (age 36)
Place of birth Iwaki, Fukushima, Japan
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
FC Tokyo
Youth career
2002–2003 Sanfrecce Hiroshima
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2014 Sanfrecce Hiroshima 226 (36)
2006Ehime FC (loan) 44 (3)
2015 Western Sydney Wanderers 11 (2)
2015–2016 FC Seoul 46 (3)
2017– FC Tokyo 123 (4)
National team
2013–2017 Japan 3 (0)
Honours
Sanfrecce Hiroshima
Winner J1 League 2012
Winner J1 League 2013
Runner-up J.League Cup 2010
Runner-up J.League Cup 2014
Runner-up Emperor's Cup 2007
Runner-up Emperor's Cup 2013
Representing  Japan
AFC U-20 Asian Cup
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Malaysia
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of end of the 2020 season

Yojiro Takahagi (髙萩 洋次郎, Takahagi Yojiro, born August 2, 1986) is a Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Takahagi was born in Iwaki on August 2, 1986. He joined J2 League club Sanfrecce Hiroshima from their youth team in 2003. Although Sanfrecce was promoted to J1 League from 2004, he could hardly play in the match. In 2006, he moved to J2 club Ehime FC on loan and played as regular player. In 2007, he returned to Sanfrecce. Sanfrecce was relegated to J2 end of the 2007 season. In 2008, he became a regular player and Sanfrecce won the champions. Sanfrecce was returned to J1 from 2009 and won the J1 League champions in 2012 and 2013. In January 2015, he moved to A-League club Western Sydney Wanderers. In June he moved to K League Classic club FC Seoul. In 2017, he returned to Japan and joined FC Tokyo.

In July 2013, Takahagi was selected the Japan national team for 2013 East Asian Cup. At this tournament, he debuted against China on July 21. He played 3 games for Japan until 2017.

Statistics[change | change source]

[1][2]

Club statistics League CupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League Cup AsiaTotal
2003 Sanfrecce Hiroshima J2 League 4 0 0 0 - - 4 0
2004 J1 League 4 1 0 0 0 0 - 4 1
2005 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 2 0
2006 Ehime FC J2 League 44 3 0 0 - - 44 3
2007 Sanfrecce Hiroshima J1 League 3 0 4 0 4 0 - 11 0
2008 J2 League 38 14 4 0 - - 42 14
2009 J1 League 27 5 2 1 4 0 - 33 6
2010 22 4 1 1 5 1 2 0 30 6
2011 31 2 2 0 2 0 - 35 2
2012 34 4 1 0 5 0 - 40 4
2013 31 3 6 2 2 1 5 0 44 6
2014 32 3 1 0 5 0 7 1 45 4
AustraliaLeague Cup League Cup AsiaTotal
2014/15 Western Sydney Wanderers A-League 11 2 - - 6 1 17 3
South KoreaLeague Korean FA Cup League Cup AsiaTotal
2015 FC Seoul K League Classic 14 2 2 2 - - 16 4
2016 32 1 5 0 - 9 0 46 1
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League Cup AsiaTotal
2017 FC Tokyo J1 League 30 1 0 0 5 0 - 35 1
2018 34 0 3 1 2 0 - 39 1
2019 33 2 1 0 8 0 - 42 2
2020 26 1 - 2 0 7 0 35 1
2021
Country Japan 393 43 27 5 44 2 21 0 485 50
Australia 11 2 - - 6 1 17 3
South Korea 46 3 7 2 - 9 0 62 5
Total 450 48 34 7 44 2 36 1 564 58

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
2013 2 0
2014 0 0
2015 0 0
2016 0 0
2017 1 0
Total 3 0

References[change | change source]

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

Other websites[change | change source]