|Full name||Kazuyuki Toda|
|Date of birth||December 30, 1977|
|Place of birth||Machida, Tokyo, Japan|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Playing position||Midfielder, Defender|
|1993–1995||Toin Gakuen High School|
|2003||→ Tottenham Hotspur (loan)||4||(0)|
|2004||→ ADO Den Haag (loan)||16||(0)|
|2008||JEF United Chiba||12||(0)|
|2012||FC Machida Zelvia||2||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Toda was born in Machida on December 30, 1977. After graduating from high school, he joined Shimizu S-Pulse in 1996. He played many matches as left defender. The club won 1999–2000 Asian Cup Winners' Cup. In 2001, he was converted to defensive midfielder as Santos successor. The club won the champions 2001 Emperor's Cup. In 2003, he moved to England and signed with Tottenham Hotspur, but only played four games for the team. In 2004, he moved to Netherlands club ADO Den Haag. In July, he returned to Shimizu S-Pulse. In 2005, he moved to Tokyo Verdy. However the club relegated to J2 League and he moved to Sanfrecce Hiroshima in 2006. The club was relegated to J2 League and his opportunity to play decreased in 2008 and he moved to JEF United Chiba in June 2008. Toward end of his career, he played for Gyeongnam, Thespa Kusatsu, FC Machida Zelvia and Warriors. He retired end of 2013 season.
National team career
In August 1993, Toda was selected Japan U-17 national team for 1993 U-17 World Championship. He played all 4 matches. In June 1997, he was also selected Japan U-20 national team for 1997 World Youth Championship. He played full time in all 5 matches as left defender of three backs defense.
In February 2001, Toda was selected Japan national team for 2001 Confederations Cup. At this tournament, on May 31, he debuted against Canada. He played 4 matches as defensive midfielder and Japan won the 2nd place. After this tournament, he played most matches for Japan until 2002 World Cup. At 2002 World Cup, he played full time in all 4 matches as defensive midfielder with Junichi Inamoto. He played 20 games and scored 1 goal for Japan until 2002.
|ADO Den Haag||2003/04||16||0||0||0||–||–||16||0|
|JEF United Chiba||2008||12||0||1||0||1||0||–||14||0|
|FC Machida Zelvia||2012||2||0||0||0||–||–||2||0|
National team statistics
|Japan national team|
Appearances in major competitions
|1997||1997 FIFA World Youth Championship||U-20||5||0||0||Quarter-finals|
|2001||2001 Confederations Cup||Senior||4||0||0||Runner-up|
|2002||2002 FIFA World Cup||Senior||4||0||0||Round of 16|
National team goals
- Results list Japan's goal tally first.
|21 March 2002||Osaka, Japan||Ukraine||1–0||1–0||Friendly match|
Honors and awards
- "Spurs land Toda". BBC. 24 January 2003. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
- "New stadium evokes memories of 'biggest challenge' for Toda". Tottenham Hotspur. 6 June 2019.
- Japan National Football Team Database
- "Stats Centre: Kazuyuki Toda Facts". Guardian.co.uk. Archived from the original on 11 October 2012. Retrieved 31 December 2010.