Keiji Tamada

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Keiji Tamada
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Keiji Tamada escaping a defender (right)
Personal information
Full name Keiji Tamada[1]
Date of birth (1980-04-11) 11 April 1980 (age 38)
Place of birth Urayasu, Chiba, Japan
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Forward
Youth career
1996–1998 Narashino High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2005 Kashiwa Reysol 109 (30)
2006–2014 Nagoya Grampus 233 (66)
2015–2016 Cerezo Osaka 59 (13)
2017–2018 Nagoya Grampus 52 (9)
National team
2004–2010[2] Japan 72 (16)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 7 December 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 29 June 2010 (UTC)

Keiji Tamada (玉田 圭司, Tamada Keiji, born 11 April 1980 in Urayasu, Chiba Prefecture, Japan) is a Japanese football player, who last played for Nagoya Grampus.

Career[edit]

Club career[edit]

Tamada joined Kashiwa Reysol from Narashino High School in 1999. His debut was the game against Avispa Fukuoka on 13 March 1999. Kashiwa Reysol won the J. League Cup tile that year. He was not a key player from the start. His prominence grew gradually, especially in the latter half of the 2002 season. He was selected to the Japan national team in 2004. He transferred to Nagoya Grampus taking the opportunity of Kashiwa Reysol's relegation to J2 in 2006.[3] He took an active part in the 2008 season and Nagoya participated in the AFC Champions League for the first time. He enumerated two goals in AFC Champions League 2009 for Nagoya Grampus and contributed to the team's semifinal advancement. Nagoya Grampus won the J. League Championship in 2010. He will be playing for Cerezo Osaka this 2015 season.

On 29 December 2016, Tamada re-joined Nagoya Grampus,[4] signing another one-year contract with Nagoya Grampus on 20 December 2017.[5] On 6 December 2018, Tamada was released by Nagoya Grampus.[6]

National Team career[edit]

Tamada made his field debut as a member of the Japan national team against Singapore in 2006 FIFA World Cup qualifiers on 31 March 2004.[2] He scored 3 goals in the 2004 AFC Asian Cup, and this contributed to the Japan national team's top place finish. He was a member of the Japanese team at the 2006 FIFA World Cup.[2] He scored a goal against Brazil in the first round of that World Cup.[2] He scored 2 goals in 2010 World Cup qualifying matches helping Japan reach the 2010 FIFA World Cup. He participated in 2 games at the 2010 FIFA World Cup.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of match played 1 December 2018.[7][8]
Club Season League Emperor's Cup J. League Cup AFC Other1 Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Kashiwa Reysol 1999 J1 League 5 0 0 0 1 0 - - 6 0
2000 5 0 0 0 1 0 - - 6 0
2001 2 0 1 0 0 0 - - 3 0
2002 13 3 1 0 2 0 - - 16 3
2003 28 11 2 1 5 0 - - 35 12
2004 28 10 1 0 0 0 - 2 0 31 10
2005 28 6 0 0 0 0 - - 28 6
Total 109 30 5 1 9 0 - 2 0 125 31
Nagoya Grampus 2006 J1 League 26 6 2 0 1 0 - - 29 6
2007 14 5 2 0 4 2 - - 20 7
2008 31 4 1 0 2 0 - - 34 4
2009 27 8 4 1 1 0 9 2 - 41 11
2010 29 13 2 1 1 0 - - 32 14
2011 33 14 3 0 - 3 0 1 0 40 14
2012 25 5 3 1 - 7 2 - 35 8
2013 31 9 1 0 6 2 - - 38 11
2014 17 2 2 2 4 1 - - 24 5
Total 233 66 20 5 19 5 19 4 1 0 291 80
Cerezo Osaka 2015 J2 League 33 10 0 0 2 1 31 10
2016 24 3 2 1 0 0 24 3
Total 57 13 2 1 2 1 61 15
Nagoya Grampus 2017 J2 League 28 6 1 0 2 0 31 6
2018 J1 League 24 3 1 0 3 0 28 3
Total 52 9 2 0 3 0 2 0 59 9
Career total 430 118 29 7 31 5 19 4 7 0 516 134

1Includes J. League Promotion/Relegation Series and Japanese Super Cup.

International[edit]

[9]

As of 29 June 2010

Honors[edit]

Teams[edit]

Kashiwa Reysol
Nagoya Grampus
Japan National Team

Individual[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FIFA World Cup South Africa 2010: List of Players" (PDF). FIFA. 4 June 2010. p. 16. Retrieved 20 April 2014.
  2. ^ a b c d e "TAMADA Keiji". Japan National Football Team Database. Archived from the original on 16 January 2014.
  3. ^ "Japan striker Tamada joins Nagoya". The Japan Times. 20 January 2006. Retrieved 26 December 2012.
  4. ^ "玉田 圭司選手、移籍加入のお知らせ". nagoya-grampus.jp (in Japanese). Nagoya Grampus. 29 December 2016. Retrieved 3 January 2017.
  5. ^ "2018シーズン契約更新選手のお知らせ(1)". nagoya-grampus.jp (in Japanese). Nagoya Grampus. 15 December 2017. Retrieved 20 December 2017.
  6. ^ "玉田 圭司選手、契約満了のお知らせ". nagoya-grampus.jp (in Japanese). Nagoya Grampus. 6 December 2018. Retrieved 7 December 2018.
  7. ^ Nippon Sports Kikaku Publishing inc./日本スポーツ企画出版社, "2017 J1&J2&J3選手名鑑 (NSK MOOK)", 8 February 2017, Japan, ISBN 978-4905411420 (p. 155 out of 289)
  8. ^ Nippon Sports Kikaku Publishing inc./日本スポーツ企画出版社, "J1&J2&J3選手名鑑 2014 (NSK MOOK)", 14 February 2014, Japan, ISBN 978-4905411109 (p. 93 out of 290)
  9. ^ "Tamada, Keiji". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 5 June 2012.

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