|Full name||Kentaro Takada|
|Date of birth||April 13, 1983|
|Place of birth||Hokuto, Hokkaidō, Japan|
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|2002–2005||Hokkaido University of Education|
|2010–2014||Minnesota United FC||79||(4)|
|2015–2016||Saint Louis FC||20||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of April 6, 2017|
Takada attended Hokkaido Sapporo Daiichi High School and Hokkaido University of Education. He was Hokkaido University's Rookie of the Year in 2002, participated in the national college tournament in 2003 and 2004, and received the Hokkaido College League MVP award after 2005 season.
He was signed by the NSC Minnesota Stars of the USSF Division 2 Professional League in 2010 after impressing during pre-season trials and, after a brief delay during which he had to return to Japan to sort out visa problems, made his debut for the team on May 29, 2010 in a game against AC St. Louis. He scored his first professional goal on September 24, 2010 in Minnesota's last regular season game of the 2010 season, a 3-1 win over FC Tampa Bay.
On January 15, 2015 it was announced that Takada had signed with USL expansion side Saint Louis FC. He made his first appearance with the team during a match against the Wilmington Hammerheads at World Wide Technology Soccer Park on May 9, 2015.
On December 23, 2015, Saint Louis FC announced a number of players would be returning for the 2016 season, including Takada.
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