Kazuma Watanabe

Japanese association football player

Kazuma Watanabe (渡邉 千真, Watanabe Kazuma, born August 10, 1986) is a Japanese football player. He played for the Japan national team.

Kazuma Watanabe
Kazuma Watanabe 2013.jpg
Watanabe playing for FC Tokyo in 2013
Personal information
Full name Kazuma Watanabe
Date of birth (1986-08-10) August 10, 1986 (age 35)
Place of birth Unzen, Nagasaki, Japan
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11+12 in)
Position(s) Forward
Club information
Current team
Yokohama FC
Youth career
2002–2004 Kunimi High School
2005–2008 Waseda University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2011 Yokohama F. Marinos 88 (28)
2012–2014 FC Tokyo 86 (26)
2015–2018 Vissel Kobe 114 (34)
2018–2020 Gamba Osaka 63 (12)
2021– Yokohama FC
National team
2010 Japan 1 (0)
Honours
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of end of the 2020 season

BiographyEdit

Watanabe was born in Unzen on August 10, 1986. After graduating from Waseda University, he joined J1 League club Yokohama F. Marinos in 2009. In first season, he scored 13 goals and he was selected "J.League Rookie of the Year award". In 2012, he moved to FC Tokyo. He played for the club in 3 seasons. In 2015, he moved to Vissel Kobe. In August 2018, he moved to Gamba Osaka. In 2021, he moved to Yokohama FC.

In January 2010, Watanabe was selected the Japan national team for 2011 Asian Cup qualification. At this qualification, he debuted against Yemen on January 6.

StatisticsEdit

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Club statistics League CupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League Cup AsiaTotal
2009 Yokohama F. Marinos J1 League 34 13 3 4 8 4 - 45 21
2010 24 8 2 0 6 1 - 32 9
2011 30 7 5 1 5 2 - 40 10
2012 FC Tokyo J1 League 27 6 1 0 3 2 7 3 39 11
2013 33 17 5 1 4 1 - 42 19
2014 26 3 3 1 4 0 - 33 4
2015 Vissel Kobe J1 League 28 10 4 3 8 7 - 40 20
2016 33 12 2 2 7 3 - 42 17
2017 34 8 5 4 7 0 - 46 12
2018 19 4 2 0 5 3 - 26 7
2018 Gamba Osaka J1 League 12 3 0 0 0 0 - 12 3
2019 18 3 1 0 7 0 - 26 3
2020 33 6 2 0 2 0 - 37 6
2021 Yokohama FC J1 League
Country Japan 351 100 35 16 66 23 7 3 459 142
Total 351 100 35 16 66 23 7 3 459 142

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
2010 1 0
Total 1 0

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