|Full name||Yukio Tsuda|
|Date of birth||August 15, 1917|
|Place of birth||Kobe, Hyogo, Japan|
|Date of death||April 17, 1979(aged 61)|
|Place of death||Japan|
|Kobe Daiichi High School|
|East Japan Heavy Industries|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Biography[change | change source]
Tsuda was born in Kobe on August 15, 1917. He played for Keio BRB which was consisted of his alma mater Keio University players and graduates. He won 1936, 1937, 1939 and 1940 Emperor's Cup at Keio University and Keio BRB. 1940 Emperor's Cup was the last Emperor's Cup before the war because Emperor's Cup was suspended for World War II from 1941 to 1945.
On June 16, 1940, when Tsuda was a Keio University student, he debuted for the Japan national team against Philippines and Japan won the match. This match was the first match since 1936 Summer Olympics and the only match in the 1940s in Japan's "International A Match" due to World War II.
After World War II, Japan national team was resumed activities in 1951 and Tsuda was selected Japan for 1951 Asian Games. He played 4 games for Japan until 1951.
On April 17, 1979, Tsuda died of a parkinson's disease at the age of 61.
Statistics[change | change source]
|Japan national team|
References[change | change source]
Other websites[change | change source]
- Yukio Tsuda at National Football Teams.com