George Kobayashi

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George Kobayashi
小林 ジョージ
Personal information
Full name George Kobayashi
Date of birth (1947-11-29) November 29, 1947 (age 71)
Place of birth São Paulo, Brazil
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1971–1976 Yanmar Diesel 92 (7)
Total 92 (7)
National team
1972 Japan 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

George Kobayashi (小林 ジョージ, Kobayashi George, born November 29, 1947) is a former Japanese footballer. He played as a midfielder for Japan national team.

Club career[edit]

Kobayashi was born in São Paulo, Brazil on November 29, 1947. He moved to Japan and joined Yanmar Diesel in 1971. The club won the league champions in 1971, 1974 and 1975. The club also won 1974 Emperor's Cup. He retired in 1976. He played 92 games and scored 7 goals in the league. He was elected Best Eleven in 1974 and 1975.

National team career[edit]

On July 16, 1972, Kobayashi debuted for Japan national team against Sri Lanka. He played 3 games for Japan in 1972.[1]

National team statistics[edit]


Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
1972 3 0
Total 3 0



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