Yuya Osako

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Yuya Osako
Yuya Osako.jpg
Osako at the 2018 World Cup
Personal information
Full name Yuya Osako
Date of birth (1990-05-18) May 18, 1990 (age 31)
Place of birth Minamisatsuma, Kagoshima, Japan
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11+12 in)
Position(s) Forward
Club information
Current team
Werder Bremen
Youth career
2006–2008 Kagoshima Josei High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2013 Kashima Antlers 139 (40)
2014 1860 Munich 15 (6)
2014–2018 Köln 108 (15)
2018– Werder Bremen 49 (11)
National team
2013– Japan 46 (15)
Honours
Kashima Antlers
Winner J1 League 2009
Winner J.League Cup 2011
Winner J.League Cup 2012
Winner Emperor's Cup 2010
Representing  Japan
AFC Asian Cup
Silver medal – second place 2019 United Arab Emirates
* 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

Yuya Osako (大迫 勇也, Osako Yuya, born May 18, 1990) is a Japanese football player. He plays for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Osako was born in Minamisatsuma on May 18, 1990. After graduating from Kagoshima Josei High School, he joined J1 League club Kashima Antlers in 2009. He played many matches from first season and Kashima won the J1 League champions in 2009. In 2013, he scored 19 goals and was selected Best Eleven award. In January 2014, he moved to German 2. Bundesliga club 1860 Munich. In summer 2014, he moved to Bundesliga club Köln. He played many matches for the club in 4 seasons. However Köln was relegated to 2. Bundesliga end of the 2017/18 season. In 2018, he moved to Werder Bremen.

In July 2013, Osako was selected the Japan national team for 2013 East Asian Cup. At this tournament, he debuted against China on July 21. In 2014, he was also selected Japan for 2014 World Cup. From 2017, he became a regular player instead Shinji Okazaki. In 2018, he participated 2018 World Cup. He played all 4 matches and scored 1 goal. In 2019, he also participated 2019 Asian Cup. He played 4 matches and scored 4 goals, and Japan won the 2nd place.

Statistics[change | change source]

[1][2]

Club statistics League CupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League Cup AsiaTotal
2009 Kashima Antlers J1 League 22 3 2 0 1 0 5 3 30 6
2010 27 4 5 3 0 0 5 1 37 8
2011 25 5 3 1 3 3 4 1 35 10
2012 32 9 3 1 9 7 - 44 17
2013 33 19 1 0 7 2 - 41 21
GermanyLeague DFB-Pokal Premiere Ligapokal EuropeTotal
2013/14 1860 Munich 2. Bundesliga 15 6 0 0 - - 15 6
2014/15 Köln Bundesliga 28 3 1 0 - - 29 3
2015/16 25 1 2 0 - - 27 1
2016/17 30 7 2 2 - - 32 9
2017/18 25 4 1 0 - 6 2 32 6
2018/19 Werder Bremen Bundesliga 21 3 2 2 - - 23 5
2019/20 28 8 4 1 - - 32 9
2021/21
Country Japan 139 40 14 5 20 12 14 5 187 62
Germany 172 32 12 5 - 6 2 190 39
Total 311 72 26 10 20 12 20 7 377 101

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
2013 6 3
2014 6 0
2015 3 0
2016 2 2
2017 8 2
2018 12 3
2019 8 5
2020 1 0
Total 46 15

References[change | change source]

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

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