|Full name||Sergio Echigo|
|Date of birth||28 July 1945|
|Place of birth||São Paulo, Brazil|
|Height||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)|
|1972–1974||Towa Estate Development||40||(6)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
A highly technical player, Echigo was renowned for his feints and dribbling skills. He is responsible for inventing the dribbling move known as 'Elastico', or 'flip-flap', a move which Brazilian legend Rivelino acquired from him and perfected while they were teammates at Corinthians in 1964.
- Towa Estate Development
- JSL Cup: 1973
- Japan Soccer League Best Eleven: 1973, 1974
- Order of the Rising Sun, 5th Class, Gold and Silver Rays: 2017
- Placar Magazine - 10 1994 p.1097 期 - 杂志 -"O mérito cabe ao ex- jogador Sérgio Echigo, que jogou nos aspirantes do Corinthians. "O Echigo era um ..."
- Olivetto Corinthians x Outros 2012 "O mais desconcertante desses dribles era chamado de “elástico”, uma jogada criada pelo nissei Sérgio Echigo, seu companheiro no fantástico time corintiano de aspirantes de 1964. “Que drible foi ..."
- "Exclusive interview: Rivellino". footballqatar.com. 20 June 2014. Retrieved 20 June 2014.
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