|Full name||Masakatsu Sawa|
|Date of birth||January 12, 1983|
|Place of birth||Moriya, Ibaraki, Japan|
|Height||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|Playing position||Attacking midfielder/Striker|
|1998–2001||Chuo Gakuin High School|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of July 16, 2012.
† Appearances (Goals).
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.
|2005||Sporting Cristal||Primera División||5||1||–||–||5||1|
|2008||Kashiwa Reysol||J. League 1||0||0||0||0||–||0||0|
|2010||J. League 2||26||2||1||0||–||27||2|
|2011||J. League 1||23||2||1||0||2||0||26||2|
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