Yuji Takahashi (footballer)

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Yuji Takahashi
Personal information
Full name Yuji Arazas Takahashi
Date of birth (1993-04-11) 11 April 1993 (age 21)
Place of birth Shiga Prefecture, Japan
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Kyoto Sanga
Number 24
Youth career
Kyoto Sanga
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012– Kyoto Sanga 0 (0)
2012–2013 Brisbane Roar (loan) 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 December 2012.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 21 October 2012

Yuji Takahashi (高橋 祐治 Takahashi Yūji?) born 11 April 1993 is a Japanese footballer who plays as a centre back for Kyoto Sanga.

Personal life[edit]

Takahashi was born in Shiga Prefecture to a Japanese father and Filipino mother. He has two elder sisters, Maryjun and Yu, who are both models and actresses.[1]

Club career[edit]

On 30 August 2012 it was announced Takahashi would join Australian club Brisbane Roar on loan for the 2012–13 A-League.[2] Takahashi would make his debut, albeit a short one, against Wellington Phoenix at Westpac Stadium, replacing Jack Hingert in the 90th minute. Takahashi played his second game for Brisbane Roar on 1 December 2012, coming on as a substitute.

International career[edit]

Takahashi has represented Japan at both U18 and U19 levels and in late 2011 took part in 2012 AFC U-19 Championship qualification.[3]

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