Daisuke Suzuki (footballer)
|Full name||Daisuke Suzuki|
|Date of birth||29 January 1990|
|Place of birth||Kanazawa, Japan|
|Height||1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Playing position||Centre back|
|2005–2007||Seiryo High School|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 June 2018|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 August 2012
Suzuki joined Albirex Niigata as an apprentice professional in 2007. He turned full-time professional with Albirex at the start of the 2008 season and made his first team debut against Nara Club in the second round of the Emperor's Cup. His first J. League appearance was in the 2–1 away win over Vissel Kobe on 1 May 2010.
In January 2016, he announced the departure from Kashiwa Reysol after three seasons to look for new opportunities for his career. On 16 February, he signed for Spanish Segunda División club Gimnàstic de Tarragona.
National team career
In 2007, Suzuki received a call-up to the Japan U-17 national team squad for the 2007 U-17 World Cup. He played 2 matches. He was then also selected as part of the Japan U-23 national team for the 2010 Asian Games and 2012 Summer Olympics. He played all 6 matches as center back with Maya Yoshida and Japan won the 4th place.
|Club||Season||League||Emperor's Cup||J. League Cup||AFC||Other1||Total|
1Includes Japanese Super Cup.
National team statistics
|Japan national team|
- Kashiwa Reysol
- Japan U21
- "Match report: Nara Club vs Albirex Niigata". J's Goal. Retrieved 10 February 2012.[permanent dead link]
- "2010 prayer statistics". J. League. Archived from the original on 2 August 2012. Retrieved 10 February 2012.
- "Suzuki scored his first goal". Sports Nippon. Retrieved 10 February 2012.
- "Defensive mainstay Suzuki leaves Reysol". J.League. 21 January 2016. Retrieved 12 September 2018.
- "El Nàstic se queda con el japonés Daisuke Suzuki" [Nàstic get the Japanese Daisuke Suzuki] (in Spanish). Marca. 16 February 2016. Retrieved 6 July 2016.
- Japan National Football Team Database
- Nippon Sports Kikaku Publishing inc./日本スポーツ企画出版社, "2017 J1&J2&J3選手名鑑 (NSK MOOK)", 8 February 2017, Japan, ISBN 978-4905411420 (p. 284 out of 289)
- Nippon Sports Kikaku Publishing inc./日本スポーツ企画出版社, "2016J1&J2&J3選手名鑑", 10 February 2016, Japan, ISBN 978-4905411338 (p. 289 out of 289)