Yuta Nakayama

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Yuta Nakayama
Personal information
Full name Yuta Nakayama
Date of birth (1997-02-16) February 16, 1997 (age 24)
Place of birth Ryugasaki, Ibaraki, Japan
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11+12 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Zwolle
Youth career
2012–2014 Kashiwa Reysol
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015–2018 Kashiwa Reysol 76 (6)
2015J.League U-22 (laon) 12 (0)
2019– Zwolle 18 (2)
National team
2017 Japan U-20 4 (0)
2019– Japan 5 (0)
Honours
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of end of the 2019/20 season
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of December 31, 2020

Yuta Nakayama (中山 雄太, Nakayama Yuta, born February 16, 1997) is a Japanese football player. He plays for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Nakayama was born in Ryugasaki on February 16, 1997. He joined J1 League club Kashiwa Reysol from their youth team in 2015. He played many matches as center back from 2016. In 2017, he was selected "Best Young Player award". In January 2019, he moved to Dutch Eredivisie club Zwolle.

In 2017, Nakayama was selected the Japan U-20 national team for 2017 U-20 World Cup. At this tournament, he played all 4 matches as center back with Takehiro Tomiyasu. In May 2019, he was selected the Japan national team for 2019 Copa América. At this tournament, he debuted against Chile on June 17.

Statistics[change | change source]

[1][2]

Club statistics League CupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League Cup AsiaTotal
2015 Kashiwa Reysol J1 League 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 4 0
2016 26 2 2 0 4 0 - 32 2
2017 30 1 4 0 4 0 - 38 1
2018 19 3 0 0 2 0 3 0 24 3
2015 J.League U-22 J3 League 12 0 - - - 12 0
NetherlandsLeague KNVB Cup League Cup EuropeTotal
2018/19 Zwolle Eredivisie 4 0 0 0 - - 4 0
2019/20 14 2 1 0 - - 15 2
2020/21
Country Japan 88 6 6 0 11 0 5 0 110 6
Netherlands 18 2 1 0 - - 19 2
Total 106 8 7 0 11 0 5 0 129 8

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
2019 1 0
2020 4 0
Total 5 0

References[change | change source]

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

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