Shinji Kagawa
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Personal information
Full name Shinji Kagawa
Date of birth 17 March 1989 (1989-03-17) (age 32)
Place of birth    Kobe, Hyōgo, Flag of Japan Japan
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current club Flag of Greece PAOK
Number 23
Youth clubs
1994–1999
1999–2001
2001–2005
Flag of Japan Marino FC
Flag of Japan Kobe NK Football Club
Flag of Japan FC Miyagi Barcelona
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
2006–2010
2010–2012
2012–2014
2014–2019
2019
2019–2020
2021–
Flag of Japan Cerezo Osaka
Flag of Germany Borussia Dortmund
Flag of England Manchester United
Flag of Germany Borussia Dortmund
Flag of TurkeyBeşiktaş (loan)
Flag of Spain Zaragoza
Flag of Greece PAOK
125 0(55)
049 0(21)
038 00(6)
097 0(20)
014 00(4)
033 00(4)
0000(0)   
National team
2008–2019 Flag of Japan Japan 097 0(31)

Shinji Kagawa (born 17 March 1989) is a Japanese professional footballer who plays for Greek club PAOK. Kagawa began his professional career in his homeland with Cerezo Osaka before joining Borussia Dortmund in 2010. After two years with Dortmund, Kagawa signed for Manchester United on a four-year contract. Two years later, he returned to Dortmund. A goal-scoring midfielder, he is known for his "vision, technique, movement and deft passing." Kagawa holds the records for most appearances and goals by a Japanese player in UEFA club competitions.

Since making his senior international debut in May 2008, he has won over 80 caps. On 29 November 2012, Kagawa was named Asian Football Confederation International Player of the Year.

Honours

Clubs

Borussia Dortmund
Manchester United

Japan

Individual

External links

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Japan – 2014 FIFA World Cup – Group stage

1. Kawashima 2. Uchida 3. G. Sakai 4. Honda 5. Nagatomo 6. Morishige 7. Endō 8. Kiyotake 9. Okazaki 10. Kagawa 11. Kakitani 12. Nishikawa 13. Ōkubo 14. Aoyama 15. Konno 16. Yamaguchi 17. Hasebe (c) 18. Ōsako 19. Inoha 20. Saitō 21. H. Sakai 22. Yoshida 23. Gonda

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Japan – 2015 AFC Asian Cup – Knockout stage

1. Kawashima 2. Ueda 3. Ota 4. Honda 5. Nagatomo 6. Morishige 7. Endō 8. Kiyotake 9. Okazaki 10. Kagawa 11. Toyoda 12. Nishikawa 13. Kobayashi 14. Muto 15. Konno 16. Shiotani 17. Hasebe (c) 18. Inui 19. Shoji 20. Shibasaki 21. Sakai 22. Yoshida 23. Higashiguchi

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Japan – 2018 FIFA World Cup

1. Kawashima 2. Ueda 3. Shoji 4. Honda 5. Nagatomo 6. Endo 7. Shibasaki 8. Haraguchi 9. Okazaki 10. Kagawa 11. Usami 12. Higashiguchi 13. Mutō 14. Inui 15. Osako 16. Yamaguchi 17. Hasebe (c) 18. Oshima 19. H. Sakai 20. Makino 21. G. Sakai 22. Yoshida 23. Nakamura

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