|Full name||Masaru Kato|
|Date of birth||May 7, 1991|
|Place of birth||Fukuoka, Japan|
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|2012–2013||→ Ehime FC (loan)||61||(11)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 February 2016.
Born in Fukuoka, Kato signed for Albirex Niigata in September 2009, joining them from the Mitsubishi Yowa Academy. He made his debut on 11 September 2010 in the J. League match against Gamba Osaka at the Big Swan, which Albirex lost 1–2.
He has represented the Japan national team at numerous youth levels.
Updated to 23 February 2016.
|Club performance||League||Cup||League Cup||Total|
|Japan||League||Emperor's Cup||Emperor's Cup||Total|
|2010||Albirex Niigata||J1 League||4||0||2||0||0||0||6||0|
|2012||Ehime FC||J2 League||19||2||0||0||-||19||2|
|2014||Albirex Niigata||J1 League||6||0||0||0||4||0||10||0|
- 加藤 大選手 来季新加入内定のお知らせ (in Japanese). Albirex Niigata. 20 September 2009. Retrieved 31 December 2012.
- "2015MEIJI YASUDA J1 LEAGUE Albirex Niigata". J. League. 20 February 2015. Retrieved 25 February 2015.
- 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. 124 out of 289)
- Masaru Kato profile at Soccerway
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