|Full name||Yoshiteru Yamashita|
|Date of birth||November 21, 1977|
|Place of birth||Fukuoka, Japan|
|Height||1.77 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)|
|1993–1995||Higashi Fukuoka High School|
|2002–2003||→ Vegalta Sendai (loan)||59||(14)|
|2005||→ Omiya Ardija (loan)||5||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Yoshiteru Yamashita (山下 芳輝 Yamashita Yoshiteru?, born 21 November 1977) is a former Japanese football player who was capped 3 times for the Japanese national team.
After graduating from Higashi Fukuoka High School in 1996, he joined J. League Division 1 side Avispa Fukuoka. He made his professional debut on March 16, 1996. He scored his first professional goal on April 27, 1996 against Kyoto Purple Sanga.
He was a member of the Japan team for the 1997 FIFA World Youth Championship hosted by Malaysia. He was a member of the Japan team for the 2001 FIFA Confederations Cup and made his international debut in the tournament on June 4, 2001 against Brazil at Kashima Soccer Stadium. He earned 3 caps between 2001 and 2003 and scored no goals for Japan.
Club career statistics
|Club performance||League||Cup||League Cup||Total|
|Japan||League||Emperor's Cup||J. League Cup||Total|
|1996||Avispa Fukuoka||J. League 1||19||2||2||2||6||2||27||6|
|2002||Vegalta Sendai||J. League 1||30||10||1||0||0||0||31||10|
|2004||Kashiwa Reysol||J. League 1||13||0||0||0||3||0||16||0|
|2005||Omiya Ardija||J. League 1||5||0||1||0||2||0||8||0|
|2006||Kashiwa Reysol||J. League 2||5||0||0||0||-||5||0|
International career statistics
|Japan national team|
Honors and awards
- Yoshiteru Yamashita at National-Football-Teams.com