|Date of birth
January 12, 1983 |
|Place of birth
||Moriya, Ibaraki, Japan
||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
||Chuo Gakuin High School
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of July 16, 2012.
† Appearances (Goals).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of July 26, 2008
Masakatsu Sawa (澤昌克 Sawa Masakatsu, born January 12, 1983) is a Japanese footballer. His preferred position is as an attacking midfielder.
On 13 September 2006, he became the first Japanese goalscorer in Copa Sudamericana, scoring 1 goal for Coronel Bolognesi against Chilean club Colo-Colo. After impressive performances for Coronel Bolognesi and Deportivo Municipal, he was offered to play for Peru national team. But he refused the offer because he did not want to lose Japanese nationality. In July 2008, he joined Japanese club Kashiwa Reysol, located near his hometown, Moriya across the prefectural line.