Kaito Yamamoto

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Kaito Yamamoto
Personal information
Full name Kaito Yamamoto
Date of birth (1985-07-10) 10 July 1985 (age 33)
Place of birth Shimizu-ku, Shizuoka, Japan
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
JEF United Chiba
Youth career
1998–2003 Shimizu S-Pulse Youth
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2012 Shimizu S-Pulse 62 (0)
2013–2016 Vissel Kobe 75 (0)
2017– JEF United Chiba 2 (0)
2018Yokohama FC (loan) 7 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 January 2019

Kaito Yamamoto (山本 海人, Yamamoto Kaito, born 10 July 1985 in Shizuoka Prefecture) is a Japanese football player currently playing for J2 League team JEF United Chiba.

Club career[edit]

Having worked his way through the S-Pulse youth system, he signed full professional terms with at the start of the 2004 season. Yamamoto has thus far been a deputy to the omnipresent Yohei Nishibe.

National team career[edit]

In June 2005, Yamamoto was elected Japan U-20 national team for 2005 World Youth Championship. In August 2008, he was elected Japan U-23 national team for 2008 Summer Olympics. But he did not play in the match, as he was the team's reserve goalkeeper behind Shusaku Nishikawa both tournaments.

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

Updated to 6 January 2018.[1][2]

Club Season League Cup1 League Cup2 Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Shimizu S-Pulse 2004 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0
2007 1 0 1 0 2 0 4 0
2008 13 0 1 0 3 0 17 0
2009 20 0 1 0 8 0 29 0
2010 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0
2011 20 0 3 0 2 0 25 0
2012 8 0 2 0 9 0 19 0
Vissel Kobe 2013 18 0 0 0 - - 18 0
2014 28 0 0 0 8 0 36 0
2015 29 0 1 0 8 0 38 0
2016 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
JEF United Chiba 2017 2 0 1 0 - - 3 0
Yokohama FC 2018 - -
Total 139 0 13 0 42 0 194 0

1Includes Emperor's Cup.

2Includes J. League Cup.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nippon Sports Kikaku Publishing inc./日本スポーツ企画出版社, "J1&J2&J3選手名鑑ハンディ版 2018 (NSK MOOK)", 7 February 2018, Japan, ISBN 978-4905411529 (p. 192 out of 289)
  2. ^ 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. 101 out of 289)

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