Hiroshi Kiyotake

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Hiroshi Kiyotake
清武 弘嗣
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Kiyotake playing for Japan U23
Personal information
Full name Hiroshi Kiyotake
Date of birth (1989-11-12) 12 November 1989 (age 26)
Place of birth Ōita, Ōita, Japan
Height 172 cm (5 ft 8 in)[1]
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Sevilla
Number 14
Youth career
2002–2007 Oita Trinita
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2009 Oita Trinita 31 (4)
2010–2012 Cerezo Osaka 66 (13)
2012–2014 1. FC Nürnberg 64 (7)
2014–2016 Hannover 96 53 (10)
2016– Sevilla 1 (1)
National team
2009 Japan U20 5 (1)
2011–2012 Japan U23 16 (2)
2011– Japan 35 (3)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 7 May 2016.

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 7 June 2016

Hiroshi Kiyotake (清武 弘嗣 Kiyotake Hiroshi?, born 12 November 1989) is a Japanese professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Spanish club Sevilla FC and the Japan national team.

Club career[edit]

In the summer of 2012, Kiyotake signed a four-year contract with German club 1. FC Nürnberg.[2] Kiyotake subsequently moved within the Bundesliga in 2014 to join Hannover 96, before transferring to join Spanish side Sevilla in La Liga following Hannover 96's relegation from the Bundesliga.[3]

Personal life[edit]

His younger brother, Koki, is also a professional football player.

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 20 August 2016[4][5]
Club Season League League Cup1 League Cup2 Continental3 Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Oita Trinita 2008 J. League Division 1 8 1 1 0 3 0 12 1
2009 23 3 2 0 6 1 1 0 32 4
Total 31 4 3 0 9 1 1 0 44 5
Cerezo Osaka 2010 J. League Division 1 25 4 3 0 1 0 29 4
2011 25 7 3 1 0 0 9 4 37 12
2012 16 2 0 0 3 1 19 3
Total 66 13 6 1 4 1 9 4 85 19
1. FC Nürnberg 2012–13 Bundesliga 31 4 1 0 32 4
2013–14 33 3 1 0 34 3
Total 64 7 2 0 66 7
Hannover 96 2014–15 Bundesliga 32 5 1 0 33 5
2015–16 21 5 1 0 22 5
Total 53 10 2 0 55 10
Sevilla 2016–17 La Liga 1 1 2 0 3 1
Total 1 1 2 0 3 1
Career Total 215 35 15 1 13 2 10 4 253 42

1Includes Emperor's Cup and DFB-Pokal.

2Includes J. League Cup.

3Includes AFC Champions League and Pan-Pacific Championship.

International goals[edit]

As of match played 7 June 2016. Japan score listed first, score column indicates score after each Kiyotake goal.[6]
International goals by date, venue, cap, opponent, score, result and competition
No. Date Venue Cap Opponent Score Result Competition
1 14 November 2012 Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, Muscat, Oman 12  Oman 1–0 2–1 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
2 24 March 2016 Saitama Stadium 2002, Saitama, Japan 33  Afghanistan 2–0 5–0 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
3 7 June 2016 Suita City Football Stadium, Suita, Japan 35  Bosnia and Herzegovina 1–0 1–2 2016 Kirin Cup

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Team Squad". jfa.or.jp. Japan Football Association. Retrieved 15 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Hiroshi Kiyotake". footballtop.com. Retrieved 26 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "Sevilla announce Kiyotake signing". FourFourTwo. 10 June 2016. Retrieved 10 June 2016. 
  4. ^ Hiroshi Kiyotake profile at Soccerway
  5. ^ "Hiroshi Kiyotake > Club matches". Worldfootball.net. Retrieved 8 August 2013. 
  6. ^ Hiroshi Kiyotake profile at Soccerway

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