|Birth Day||November 12, 1989|
|Birth Place||Oita, Japan|
|Age||31 YEARS OLD|
Japanese midfielder who is known for his aggressive attacking style of play. He contributed regularly to Sevilla FC of Spain's La Liga in 2016-2017 before his transfer to Japanese club Cerezo Osaka.
He began his youth soccer career in 2002. He first joined Oita Trinita Youth, with whom he played through 2007.
His younger brother Koki is also a professional soccer player.
He played alongside Luis Muriel for Sevilla FC of Spain's La Liga.