Yuzo Kurihara

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Yuzo Kurihara
栗原 勇蔵
Personal information
Full name Yuzo Kurihara
Date of birth (1983-09-18) 18 September 1983 (age 31)
Place of birth Seya-ku, Yokohama, Japan
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Yokohama F. Marinos
Number 4
Youth career
1996–2001 Yokohama F. Marinos
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002– Yokohama F. Marinos 238 (12)
National team
2003 Japan U-20 2 (0)
2006– Japan 20 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17 July 2013.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 28 July 2013

Yuzo Kurihara (栗原 勇蔵 Kurihara Yūzō?, born 18 September 1983 in Seya-ku, Yokohama) is a Japanese football player who currently plays for the J. League Division 1 team Yokohama F. Marinos.[1]


He made his international debut for Japan on 9 August 2006 in a friendly against Trinidad and Tobago at the National Olympic Stadium in Tokyo when he replaced Keisuke Tsuboi in the 60th minute.

J-League firsts[edit]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Japan's goal tally first.
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 8 June 2012 Saitama Stadium 2002, Saitama, Japan  Jordan 6–0 6–0 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
2. 12 June 2012 Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, Australia  Australia 1–0 1–1 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
3. 21 July 2013 Seoul World Cup Stadium, Seoul, South Korea  China PR 1–1 3–3 2013 EAFF East Asian Cup
As of 21 July 2013.[2]



Yokohama F. Marinos



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