Genki Haraguchi

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Genki Haraguchi
Genki Haraguchi Japan 2018.jpg
Haraguchi with Japan in 2018
Personal information
Full name Genki Haraguchi
Date of birth (1991-05-09) 9 May 1991 (age 27)
Place of birth Kumagaya, Saitama, Japan
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)[1]
Playing position Winger/Forward
Club information
Current team
Hannover 96
Number 10
Youth career
Kōnan Minami SS
2004–2009 Urawa Red Diamonds
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2014 Urawa Red Diamonds 167 (33)
2014–2018 Hertha BSC 91 (4)
2018Fortuna Düsseldorf (loan) 13 (1)
2018– Hannover 96 7 (0)
National team
2008 Japan U19[2] 1 (0)
2011 Japan U22[2] 3 (0)
2012 Japan U23[2] 1 (1)
2011– Japan 40 (8)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 3 November 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20 November 2018

Genki Haraguchi (原口 元気, Haraguchi Genki, born 9 May 1991) is a Japanese footballer. He currently plays for Hannover 96.[3]

Club career[edit]

Urawa Red Diamonds[edit]

Haraguchi made his debut as a professional on 25 May 2008, in the J. League Cup match against Nagoya Grampus.[4] He scored his first professional goal against Nagoya Grampus in a J. League Division 1 game on 12 April 2009.[5]

Hertha BSC[edit]

On 25 May 2014, it was announced that Haraguchi had been signed by Hertha BSC.[6] He scored his first competitive goal for Hertha on 16 August 2014 in a 4–2 win during the first round DFB Pokal game against FC Viktoria Köln.[7] He scored his first Bundesliga goal on 14 March against FC Schalke 04 to get Hertha in front 2–1.

In January 2018, Haraguchi joined Fortuna Düsseldorf on loan until the end of the season.[8]

Fortuna Dusseldorf (loan)[edit]

On loan at Fortuna Dusseldorf for the 2017/18 season, he played a key role in helping them gain promotion to the Bundesliga.[9]

Hannover 96[edit]

On 11 June 2018, Haraguchi announced that he had reached an agreement to join Hannover 96 beginning in the 2018/19 season.

International career[edit]

2011 AFC Asian Cup[edit]

Haraguchi was elected to one of the preliminary registration members in 50-men.[10]

2013 EAFF East Asian Cup[edit]

Haraguchi played for Japan in the 2013 EAFF East Asian Cup. He played against China PR and South Korea for 71 and 90 minutes respectively, and helped Japan to win the championship for the first time.[11][12]

2018 World Cup[edit]

In May 2018 he was named in Japan's preliminary squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.[13]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 23 June 2018.[14][15]