Keiji Tamada

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Keiji Tamada
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Tamada (right)
Personal information
Full name Keiji Tamada[1]
Date of birth (1980-04-11) 11 April 1980 (age 34)
Place of birth Urayasu, Chiba Prefecture, Japan
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Nagoya Grampus
Number 11
Youth career
1996–1998 Narashino High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2005 Kashiwa Reysol 109 (30)
2006– Nagoya Grampus 185 (55)
Total 294 (85)
National team
2004–2010[2] Japan 72 (16)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 December 2012.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 29 June 2010 (UTC)

Keiji Tamada (玉田 圭司 Tamada Keiji?, born 11 April 1980 in Urayasu, Chiba Prefecture, Japan) is a Japanese football player, who currently plays for the J. League team Nagoya Grampus.

Career[edit]

Club career[edit]

Tamada entered Kashiwa Reysol from the Narashino High School in 1999. He accomplished the debut by the game against Avispa Fukuoka on 13 March 1999. He experiences the acquisition of the title of the J. League Cup in year of the joining first. However, he was not able to take part in the game easily. His beginning to appear in the game came to be paid attention gradually afterwards in the latter half of the season of 2002 and to be elected the Japan national team in 2004. He transferred the register to Nagoya Grampus taking the opportunity of Kashiwa Reysol's having demoted it to J2 in 2006.[3] He took an active part at the season of 2008 and Nagoya decided the first participation to the AFC Champions League. He enumerated two goals in AFC Champions League 2009 that became a debut for Nagoya Grampus and contributed to the semifinal advancement of the team. Nagoya Grampus acquires the J. League Champion in 2010.

National Team career[edit]

Tamada accomplished his Japan national team debut in the game against Singapore in 2006 FIFA World Cup qualifying on 31 March 2004.[2] He scored 3 goals in the 2004 AFC Asian Cup, and this contributed to the acquisition of the title by the Japan national team. He was a member of the Japanese Squad at the 2006 FIFA World Cup.[2] He scored a goal against Brazil in the first round of that World Cup.[2] He scored 2 goals in 2010 World Cup qualifying matches helping Japan to reach the 2010 FIFA World Cup. He participated in 2 games with 2010 FIFA World Cup.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 23 December 2012
Club Season League Emperor's Cup J. League Cup Asia Other1 Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Kashiwa Reysol 1999 5 0 0 0 1 0 - - 6 0
2000 5 0 0 0 1 0 - - 6 0
2001 2 0 1 0 0 0 - - 3 0
2002 13 3 1 0 2 0 - - 16 3
2003 28 11 2 1 5 0 - - 35 12
2004 28 10 1 0 0 0 - 2 0 31 10
2005 28 6 0 0 0 0 - - 28 6
Total 109 30 5 1 9 0 - 2 0 125 31
Nagoya Grampus 2006 26 6 2 0 1 0 - - 29 6
2007 14 5 2 0 4 2 - - 20 7
2008 31 4 1 0 2 0 - - 34 4
2009 27 8 4 1 1 0 9 2 - 41 11
2010 29 13 2 1 1 0 - - 32 14
2011 33 14 3 0 - 3 0 1 0 40 14
2012 25 5 3 1 - 7 2 - 35 8
2013 31 9 1 0 6 2 - - 38 11
2014 12 2 0 0 3 1 - - 15 3
Total 226 66 18 3 18 5 19 4 1 0 282 78
Career total 335 96 23 4 27 5 19 4 3 0 407 109

1Includes J. League Promotion/Relegation Series and Japanese Super Cup.

International[edit]

[4]

As of 29 June 2010

Honors[edit]

Teams[edit]

Kashiwa Reysol
Nagoya Grampus
Japan National Team

Individual[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FIFA World Cup South Africa 2010: List of Players" (PDF). FIFA. 4 June 2010. p. 16. Retrieved 20 April 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "TAMADA Keiji". Japan National Football Team Database. 
  3. ^ "Japan striker Tamada joins Nagoya". The Japan Times. 20 January 2006. Retrieved 26 December 2012. 
  4. ^ "Tamada, Keiji". National Football Teams. Retrieved 5 June 2012. 

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