Seiichiro Maki

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Seiichiro Maki
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Personal information
Date of birth (1980-08-07) 7 August 1980 (age 33)
Place of birth Uki, Kumamoto, Japan
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Roasso Kumamoto
Number 36
Youth career
1996–1998 Ōzu High School
1999–2002 Komazawa University
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2010 JEF United Chiba 220 (53)
2010 Amkar Perm 9 (0)
2011 Shenzhen Ruby 4 (0)
2011–2013 Tokyo Verdy 41 (5)
2014– Roasso Kumamoto
National team
2005–2009 Japan 38 (8)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22 March 2011.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 23 July 2010

Seiichiro Maki (巻 誠一郎 Maki Seiichirō?, born 7 August 1980 in Uki, Kumamoto, Japan) is a Japanese professional football player. He is a forward and currently plays for Roasso Kumamoto, and has been a member of the Japanese national football team since 2005.

Personal life[edit]

He got married to former actress Tomoko Kitagawa in June 2007. His younger brother Yuki was also a professional footballer (retired in 2013). His younger sister Karina plays handball in Japan's top league (as of 2007).

Playing career[edit]

Maki was a key player for Komazawa University in Tokyo along with current Nagoya Grampus player Masaki Fukai. Maki represented Japan in the 2001 summer Universiade in Beijing, contributing to their championship win by scoring 3 goals in the tournament.

After graduating from Komazama Univ. in 2003, Maki joined JEF United Ichihara. He made his first professional appearance on 22 March 2003 against Tokyo Verdy 1969. He scored his first professional goal on 2 August 2003 against Urawa Red Diamonds. For his first year at JEF, he was often used as a second-half substitute. However, in 2005 he became a starting forward for the team, and was also invited to play with the Japanese national football team for the Asian qualification tournament leading up to the 2006 World Cup. In 2006 he was selected for Japan's World Cup squad and started a match against Brazil.

He was a member of the Japan team for the 2007 AFC Asian Cup finals and played 4 games. He scored 2 goals in the tournament, both against Vietnam.

Career statistics[edit]

As of 24 March 2011[1]

Club[edit]

Club Season League Cup League Cup Continental1 Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Ōzu High School 1998 - 1 0 - - 1 0
Total - 1 0 - - 1 0
Komazawa University 2001 - 2 0 - - 2 0
2002 - 2 1 - - 2 1
Total - 4 1 - - 4 1
JEF United Ichihara Chiba 2003 17 2 3 1 4 0 - 24 3
2004 30 6 1 0 5 4 - 36 10
2005 33 12 2 1 10 4 - 45 17
2006 32 12 1 0 5 3 3 2 41 17
2007 34 5 1 0 6 0 - 41 5
2008 30 11 0 0 3 0 - 33 11
2009 31 5 3 1 5 1 - 39 7
2010 13 0 - - - 13 0
Total 220 53 11 3 38 12 3 2 272 70
Amkar Perm 2010 9 0 0 0 - - 9 0
Total 9 0 0 0 - - 9 0
Shenzhen Ruby 2011 4 0 0 0 - - 4 0
Total 4 0 0 0 - - 4 0
Career total 233 53 16 4 38 12 3 2 290 71

1Including the A3 Champions Cup.

International[edit]

National team Year Apps Goals
Japan
2005 3 0
2006 14 3
2007 9 4
2008 9 1
2009 3 0
Total 38 8

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Japan's goal tally first.

Senior team[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 10 February 2006 United States SBC Park, San Francisco  United States 1–3 2–3 Friendly Match
2. 22 February 2006 Japan International Stadium Yokohama, Yokohama  India 2–0 6–0 2007 AFC Asian Cup qualification
3. 9 May 2006 Japan Nagai Stadium, Osaka  Bulgaria 1–1 1–2 2006 Kirin Cup
4. 24 March 2007 Japan International Stadium Yokohama, Yokohama  Peru 1–0 2–0 Friendly Match (2007 Kirin Challenge Cup)
5. 16 July 2007 Vietnam My Dinh National Stadium, Hanoi  Vietnam 1–1 4–1 2007 AFC Asian Cup
6. 16 July 2007 Vietnam My Dinh National Stadium, Hanoi  Vietnam 4–1 4–1 2007 AFC Asian Cup
7. 11 November 2007 Austria Hypo-Arena, Klagenfurt   Switzerland 2–2 4–3 Friendly Match
8. 6 February 2008 Japan Saitama Stadium 2002, Saitama  Thailand 4–1 4–1 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification

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