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Toshihiro Aoyama (青山 敏弘, Aoyama Toshihiro, born 22 February 1986) is a Japanese footballer. He plays for Sanfrecce Hiroshima as a defensive midfielder.[1]

Toshihiro Aoyama
青山 敏弘
Personal information
Full name Toshihiro Aoyama
Date of birth (1986-02-22) 22 February 1986 (age 33)
Place of birth Kurashiki, Okayama, Japan
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Sanfrecce Hiroshima
Number 6
Youth career
2001–2003 Sakuyō High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004– Sanfrecce Hiroshima 390 (22)
National team
2013– Japan 8 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17 December 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 31 March 2015

CareerEdit

Aoyama was born in Kurashiki, Okayama. After featuring in 2014 FIFA World Cup, in May 2018 Aoyama was named in Japan’s preliminary squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.[2] However, he got injured and he didn't make the final cut.[3]

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of 22 February 2019[4][5]
Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Other Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Japan League Emperor's Cup League Cup AFC Other1 Total
2004 Sanfrecce Hiroshima J1 League 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1
2005 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006 19 1 1 1 1 0 21 2
2007 28 0 1 1 6 0 35 1
2008 J2 League 36 4 4 1 40 5
2009 J1 League 29 3 0 0 5 1 34 4
2010 23 0 1 0 5 0 0 0 29 0
2011 27 2 2 0 1 0 30 2
2012 34 2 0 0 4 0 38 2
2013 33 3 4 0 2 0 3 0 4 1 46 4
2014 25 1 1 0 5 0 8 0 1 0 40 1
2015 33 3 3 1 2 0 6 0 39 3
2016 28 2 2 1 2 0 4 0 1 0 37 3
2017 31 0 1 0 4 0 36 0
2018 34 1 2 0 0 0 36 1
Career total 390 22 22 3 38 2 15 0 12 1 425 26

1Includes Japanese Super Cup, J. League Championship and FIFA Club World Cup.

InternationalEdit

[6]

Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
2013 3 0
2014 4 0
2015 1 1
Total 8 1

National team goalEdit

Score and Result lists Japan's goal tally first
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition Ref
1. 31 March 2015 Ajinomoto Stadium, Chōfu, Japan   Uzbekistan
1–0
5–1
Friendly [1]

HonoursEdit

ClubEdit

Sanfrecce Hiroshima

JapanEdit

Japan

IndividualEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Stats Centre: Toshihiro Aoyama Facts". Guardian.co.uk. Archived from the original on 17 January 2013. Retrieved 15 May 2009. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ "World Cup 2018: All the confirmed squads for this summer's finals in Russia".[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ https://www.goal.com/en/amp/news/kento-misao-yosuke-ideguchi-takuma-asano-cut-japan-world-cup/1vx0o2pxmil9h1s2hb9k4emkec
  4. ^ 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. 120 out of 289)
  5. ^ 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. 48 out of 289)
  6. ^ Japan National Football Team Database

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