Daisuke Suzuki (footballer)

Daisuke Suzuki (鈴木 大輔, Suzuki Daisuke, born 29 January 1990) is a Japanese footballer who plays as a central defender. He represented his country at the 2012 Summer Olympics.[1]

Daisuke Suzuki
鈴木 大輔
Personal information
Full name Daisuke Suzuki
Date of birth (1990-01-29) 29 January 1990 (age 31)
Place of birth Tokyo, Japan
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Position(s) Centre back
Club information
Current team
JEF United Chiba
Number 13
Youth career
2002–2004 Teihens
2005–2007 Seiryo High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2012 Albirex Niigata 57 (1)
2013–2015 Kashiwa Reysol 89 (7)
2016–2018 Gimnàstic 67 (1)
2018 Kashiwa Reysol 9 (1)
2019–2020 Urawa Red Diamonds 20 (0)
2021– JEF United Chiba
National team
2007 Japan U-17 2 (0)
2012 Japan U-23 6 (0)
2013–2014 Japan 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15 January 2021
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 August 2012

Club careerEdit

Suzuki joined Albirex Niigata as an apprentice professional in 2007. He turned full-time professional with Albirex at the start of the 2008 season and made his first team debut against Nara Club in the second round of the Emperor's Cup.[2] His first J. League appearance was in the 2–1 away win over Vissel Kobe on 1 May 2010.[3]

He made 24 appearances during the 2010 season, scoring his first goal against Urawa Red Diamonds at Saitama Stadium on 28 May 2011.[4]

In January 2016, he announced the departure from Kashiwa Reysol after three seasons to look for new opportunities for his career.[5] On 16 February, he signed for Spanish Segunda División club Gimnàstic de Tarragona.[6]

National team careerEdit

In 2007, Suzuki received a call-up to the Japan U-17 national team squad for the 2007 U-17 World Cup. He played 2 matches. He was then also selected as part of the Japan U-23 national team for the 2010 Asian Games and 2012 Summer Olympics. He played all 6 matches as center back with Maya Yoshida and Japan won the 4th place.

In July 2013, Suzuki was elected Japan national team for 2013 East Asian Cup. At this tournament, on 25 July, he debuted against Australia. He played 2 games for Japan until 2014.[7]

Club statisticsEdit

Updated to 20 February 2019.[8][9]

Club Season League Emperor's Cup J. League Cup AFC Other1 Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Albirex Niigata 2008 0 0 0 0 0 0 - - 0 0
2009 0 0 1 0 0 0 - - 1 0
2010 5 0 2 1 1 1 - - 8 2
2011 24 1 1 0 3 0 - - 28 1
2012 28 0 0 0 4 0 - - 32 0
Total 57 1 4 1 8 1 0 0 0 0 69 3
Kashiwa Reysol 2013 23 1 2 0 3 0 9 0 1 0 38 1
2014 32 3 2 0 8 0 - - 42 3
2015 34 3 2 0 1 0 9 0 - 46 3
Total 89 7 6 0 12 0 18 0 1 0 126 7
Gimnàstic 2015-16 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 0
2016-17 34 1 2 0 0 0 - - 36 1
2017-18 19 0 1 0 0 0 - - 20 0
Total 68 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 71 1
Kashiwa Reysol 2018 9 1 0 0 2 0 - - 11 1
Career total 223 10 13 1 22 1 18 0 1 0 277 12

1Includes Japanese Super Cup.

National team statisticsEdit

[7]

Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
2013 1 0
2014 1 0
Total 2 0

HonoursEdit

ClubEdit

Kashiwa Reysol

InternationalEdit

Japan U21

Japan

IndividualEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Daisuke Suzuki Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 16 February 2019.
  2. ^ "Match report: Nara Club vs Albirex Niigata". J's Goal. Archived from the original on 2 August 2012. Retrieved 10 February 2012.
  3. ^ "2010 prayer statistics". J. League. Archived from the original on 2 August 2012. Retrieved 10 February 2012.
  4. ^ "Suzuki scored his first goal". Sports Nippon. Archived from the original on 28 January 2016. Retrieved 10 February 2012.
  5. ^ "Defensive mainstay Suzuki leaves Reysol". J.League. 21 January 2016. Retrieved 12 September 2018.
  6. ^ "El Nàstic se queda con el japonés Daisuke Suzuki" [Nàstic get the Japanese Daisuke Suzuki] (in Spanish). Marca. 16 February 2016. Retrieved 6 July 2016.
  7. ^ a b "Japan National Football Team Database". Archived from the original on 21 March 2019. Retrieved 18 June 2018.
  8. ^ Nippon Sports Kikaku Publishing inc./日本スポーツ企画出版社, "2017 J1&J2&J3選手名鑑 (NSK MOOK)", 8 February 2017, Japan, ISBN 978-4905411420 (p. 284 out of 289)
  9. ^ Nippon Sports Kikaku Publishing inc./日本スポーツ企画出版社, "2016J1&J2&J3選手名鑑", 10 February 2016, Japan, ISBN 978-4905411338 (p. 289 out of 289)

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