Keita Saito

Keita Saito (齋藤 恵太, Saitō Keita, born March 31, 1993 in Miyagi) is a Japanese football player for Blaublitz Akita.[1]

Keita Saito
齋藤 恵太
Personal information
Full name Keita Saito
Date of birth (1993-03-31) March 31, 1993 (age 27)
Place of birth Yamamoto, Miyagi, Japan
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Position(s) Forward
Club information
Current team
Blaublitz Akita
Number 29
Youth career
2011–2014 Sendai University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015 Fukushima United FC 28 (8)
2016–2017 Roasso Kumamoto 37 (4)
2017–2019 Mito HollyHock 22 (1)
2019Nagano Parceiro (loan) 14 (0)
2020- Blaublitz Akita 25 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 28 February 2021 (UTC)

CareerEdit

Saito joined J3 League club Fukushima United FC in 2015. In 2016, he moved to J2 League club Roasso Kumamoto.[2] He is one of the fastest players in the world as he is able to reach speeds of 36km/h. [3]

List of fastest soccer players in the worldEdit

Name Nation Speed km/h
Cristiano Ronaldo   Portugal 38.6[4]
Bruno Henrique Pinto   Brazil 38[5]
Arjen Robben   Holland 37[4]
Gareth Bale   Wales 36.9[6]
Alphonso Davies   Canada 36.51[7]
Achraf Hakimi   Morocco 36.48[7]
Adama Traore   Spain 36.25[7]
Keita Saito   Japan over 36
Kylian Mbappé   France 36[8]
Orlando Berrío   Spain 36[6]

Club statisticsEdit

Updated 7 January 2021.[9][10]

Club performance League Cup Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Japan League Emperor's Cup Total
2015 Fukushima United FC J3 League 28 8 0 0 28 8
2016 Roasso Kumamoto J2 League 25 2 0 0 25 2
2017 12 2 1 0 13 2
Mito HollyHock 12 1 12 1
2018 9 0 1 0 10 0
2019 1 0 1 0 2 0
2019 Nagano Parceiro J3 League 17 1 0 0 17 1
2020 Blaublitz Akita 24 3 0 0 24 3
2021 J2 League 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career total 128 17 3 0 131 17

HonoursEdit

Blaublitz Akita

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "齋藤 恵太:ロアッソ熊本:Jリーグ.jp". jleague.jp. Retrieved 2016-10-01.
  2. ^ http://fufc.jp/news_cat/201512181100
  3. ^ https://twitter.com/Kenichi_Kaga50/status/1299202688739995648
  4. ^ a b Shekhar, Akarsh (March 2, 2020). "Top List of The Fastest Football Players In The World".
  5. ^ "Top 5 fastest players in world football". June 12, 2020.
  6. ^ a b Gosavi, Atharva (October 3, 2018). "Top 10 fastest footballers in the world right now". www.sportskeeda.com.
  7. ^ a b c "Ranking the top 10 fastest football players in the world". August 26, 2020.
  8. ^ "Top 10 fastest football players in the world in 2020". July 29, 2020.
  9. ^ Nippon Sports Kikaku Publishing inc./日本スポーツ企画出版社, "J1&J2&J3選手名鑑ハンディ版 2018 (NSK MOOK)", 7 February 2018, Japan, ISBN 978-4905411529 (p. 209 out of 289)
  10. ^ 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. 209 out of 289)

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