|Full name||Yuta Minami|
|Date of birth||September 30, 1979|
|Place of birth||Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Current club||Roasso Kumamoto|
|1995-1997||Shizuoka Gakuen High School|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 February 2010.
† Appearances (Goals).
Minami became one of the few goalkeepers in football history when he managed to score an own goal against Sanfrecce Hiroshima in a J-League match on May 22, 2004. He had gathered the ball and originally planned to throw the ball at first, but he paused and lost control, hurling the ball back into the net to the disbelief of his Kashiwa team mates. The goal wouldn't matter, as Kashiwa lost three goals to nil.
Club career stats
As of 12 February 2010
|Club performance||League||Cup||League Cup||Total|
|Japan||League||Emperor's Cup||League Cup||Total|
|1998||Kashiwa Reysol||J. League||22||0||1||0||4||0||27||0|
|1999||J. League Division 1||18||0||4||0||2||0||24||0|
|2006||J. League Division 2||45||0||0||0||-||45||0|
|2007||J. League Division 1||33||0||0||0||2||0||35||0|
|2010||Roasso Kumamoto||J. League Division 2||-|
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