Masaru Kato

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Masaru Kato
Personal information
Full name Masaru Kato
Date of birth (1991-05-07) May 7, 1991 (age 24)
Place of birth Fukuoka, Japan
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Albirex Niigata
Number 13
Youth career
2007–2009 Mitsubishi Yowa
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010– Albirex Niigata 12 (0)
2012–2013 Ehime (loan) 61 (11)
National team
2011 Japan U-19 3 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 04:27, 14 December 2014 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 04:25, 31 December 2012 (UTC)

Masaru Kato (加藤 大 Katō Masaru?, born May 7, 1991) is a Japanese footballer who plays as a midfielder.

Career[edit]

Born in Fukuoka, Kato signed for Albirex Niigata in September 2009, joining them from the Mitsubishi Yowa Academy.[1] 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.[2]

He has represented the Japan national team at numerous youth levels.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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. 
  2. ^ "2015MEIJI YASUDA J1 LEAGUE Albirex Niigata". J. League. 20 February 2015. Retrieved 25 February 2015. 

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