Gen Shoji

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Gen Shōji
Gen Shoji (cropped).jpg
Shoji with Japan at the 2018 FIFA World Cup
Personal information
Full name Gen Shōji
Date of birth (1992-12-11) 11 December 1992 (age 26)
Place of birth Kobe, Japan
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Toulouse
Number 3
Youth career
2008–2010 Yonago Kita High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2018 Kashima Antlers 160 (8)
2019– Toulouse 14 (0)
National team
2015– Japan 15 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 14 April 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 2 July 2018

Gen Shōji (昌子 源, Shōji Gen, born 11 December 1992) is a Japanese footballer who plays as a defender for Toulouse FC in the French Ligue 1.

International career[edit]

In May 2018 he was named in Japan's preliminary squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 22 December 2017[3]
Club Season League Emperor's Cup J. League Cup AFC Other1 Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Kashima Antlers 2011 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 - 2 0
2012 9 0 4 1 5 0 - - 18 1
2013 4 0 0 0 1 0 - 0 0 5 0
2014 34 2 0 0 6 0 - 0 0 40 2
2015 29 3 0 0 4 0 5 0 0 0 38 3
2016 34 1 4 0 2 1 0 0 5 0 45 2
2017 34 1 2 1 1 0 8 0 1 0 46 2
Total 144 7 12 2 19 1 13 0 6 0 184 10

1Includes Suruga Bank Championship.

International[edit]

As of 2 July 2018[4]
Japan
Year Apps Goals
2015 1 0
2016 1 0
2017 8 1
2018 5 0
Total 15 1

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Japan's goal tally first.[5]
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 12 December 2017 Ajinomoto Stadium, Tokyo, Japan  China PR 2–0 2–1 2017 EAFF E-1 Football Championship

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Individual[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2018 FIFA World Cup Russia – List of Players" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 4 June 2018. Retrieved 19 June 2018.
  2. ^ "World Cup 2018: All the confirmed squads for this summer's finals in Russia".
  3. ^ 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. 42 out of 289)
  4. ^ Japan National Football Team Database(in Japanese)
  5. ^ "Shōji, Gen". National Football Teams. Retrieved 19 December 2017.

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