Shinji Kagawa

  • Date of birth : 17/03/1989
  • Position : Midfield
  • Country : Japan Japan
 
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Shinji Kagawa

Shinji Kagawa

Clubs: Cerezo Osaka, Borussia Dortmund, Manchester United FC

• Kagawa was born in the suburbs of Kobe, Japan, and joined J. League Division 1 club Cerezo Osaka at the age of 17.

• Endured relegation to J. League Division 2 shortly after his arrival and spent the next three years developing his talent as a goalscoring attacking midfielder; was the championship's top scorer with 27 goals in 44 appearances in 2009 as Cerezo Osaka won promotion to Division 1 as runners-up.

• Maintained his impressive strike rate in the top flight – seven goals in 11 games – before signing a three-year contract with Dortmund in July 2010.

• Played for Japan at the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Canada and the 2008 Olympic Games but missed out on the senior squad for the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa.

• A revelation for Dortmund in the first half of the 2010/11 season with eight goals in 17 Bundesliga appearances − including two in a 3-1 win at local rivals FC Schalke 04 − he fractured his right foot while competing at the AFC Asian Cup in January 2011, the injury coming in the semi-final against Korea Republic after he had struck twice in the last eight versus hosts Qatar.

• Left Dortmund after winning two Bundesliga titles and one German Cup, signing for Manchester United FC in the summer of 2012, winning the Premier League title in his first season in England. 

UEFA honours 
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Last updated: 03/07/13 16.26CET

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 10/04/2014 01:07 CET
17.09.2013UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageMan. UnitedMan. United4-2LeverkusenLeverkusen7100
25.09.2013English League CupThird roundMan. UnitedMan. United1-0LiverpoolLiverpool7300
28.09.2013English Premier LeagueMan. UnitedMan. United1-2West BromWest Brom4500
11.10.2013Friendlies 2014-16First roundSerbiaSerbia2-0JapanJapan8600
26.10.2013English Premier LeagueMan. UnitedMan. United3-2StokeStoke9000
02.11.2013English Premier LeagueFulhamFulham1-3Man. UnitedMan. United4500
05.11.2013UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageReal SociedadReal Sociedad0-0Man. UnitedMan. United9000
10.11.2013English Premier LeagueMan. UnitedMan. United1-0ArsenalArsenal7800
16.11.2013Friendlies 2014-16First roundNetherlandsNetherlands2-2JapanJapan4400
19.11.2013Friendlies 2014-16First roundBelgiumBelgium2-3JapanJapan8200
01.12.2013English Premier LeagueTottenhamTottenham2-2Man. UnitedMan. United8400
04.12.2013English Premier LeagueMan. UnitedMan. United0-1EvertonEverton5800
28.12.2013English Premier LeagueNorwichNorwich0-1Man. UnitedMan. United6900
01.01.2014English Premier LeagueMan. UnitedMan. United1-2TottenhamTottenham2900
05.01.2014English FA CupThird roundMan. UnitedMan. United1-2SwanseaSwansea9000
11.01.2014English Premier LeagueMan. UnitedMan. United2-0SwanseaSwansea9000
22.01.2014English League CupSemi-finalsMan. UnitedMan. United2-1
(1-2(p))
SunderlandSunderland6100
25.02.2014UEFA Champions LeagueRound of 16OlympiacosOlympiacos2-0Man. UnitedMan. United3000
08.03.2014English Premier LeagueWest BromWest Brom0-3Man. UnitedMan. United1400
22.03.2014English Premier LeagueWest HamWest Ham0-2Man. UnitedMan. United9000
25.03.2014English Premier LeagueMan. UnitedMan. United0-3Man. CityMan. City4500
29.03.2014English Premier LeagueMan. UnitedMan. United4-1Aston VillaAston Villa6801
01.04.2014UEFA Champions LeagueQuarter-finalsMan. UnitedMan. United1-1BayernBayern4400
05.04.2014English Premier LeagueNewcastleNewcastle0-4Man. UnitedMan. United9001

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Shinji Kagawa
  • Position: Midfield
  • Date of birth (age): 17/03/1989 (24)
  • Country: Japan
  • Squad number: 26
  • Club: Man. United ( ENG)

  • Height: 172cm
  • Weight: 63kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Champions League 2013/14

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Europa League (Play-offs)
    19/08/10: Dortmund 4-0 Qarabağ

Career statistics

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Man. United110
Dortmund61
Total171
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Dortmund84
Total84
Last updated: 10/04/2014 01:06 CET
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