Minamino with FC Red Bull Salzburg in 2018
|Full name||Takumi Minamino|
|Date of birth||16 January 1995|
|Place of birth||Izumisano, Japan|
|Height||1.74 m (5 ft 8 1⁄2 in)|
|Red Bull Salzburg|
|2015–||Red Bull Salzburg||127||(40)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 25 August 2019|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15 October 2019
Minamino made 62 J1 League appearances for Cerezo Osaka, playing alongside Diego Forlán, but the team were relegated in his final season. FC Red Bull Salzburg tracked him for a year and a half before signing him on 7 January 2015, on a contract running until 2018 with the option of a further year.
He made his European debut on 26 February, playing the first half of a 1–3 home defeat (2–5 aggregate) to Villarreal in the second leg of the last 32 of the UEFA Europa League before being replaced by Felipe Pires.
During the 2017-18 season Salzburg had their best ever European campaign. They finished top of their Europa League group, for a record fourth time, before beating Real Sociedad and Borussia Dortmund thus making their first ever appearance in the UEFA Europa League semi-final. On 3 May 2018, he played in the Europa League semi-finals as Olympique de Marseille played out a 1–2 away loss but a 3–2 aggregate win to secure a place in the 2018 UEFA Europa League Final On November 8, 2018, Minamino had his first-half Hat-trick in a 5–2 victory over Rosenborg in a 2018–19 UEFA Europa League Group B match.
National team career
In December 2018, Minamino was one of 23 Japanese selected in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup. In January 2019, he made his Asian Cup debut against Turkmenistan, providing an assist. In the semi final, Minamino was Japan's star as he assisted twice and won his team a penalty, which was converted by Yuya Osako. He scored his first ever Asian Cup goal in the final against Qatar, but ended up losing 3-1. Minamino made a total of 6 appearances in the tournament.
Last update: 02 October 2019
|Club performance||League||Cup||League Cup||Continental||Total|
|2012||Cerezo Osaka||J1 League||3||0||2||1||0||0||-||-||5||1|
National team statistics
As of 15 October 2019.
|Japan national team|
- Scores and results list Japan's goal tally first.
|1.||11 September 2018||Panasonic Stadium Suita, Suita, Japan||Costa Rica||2–0||3–0||Friendly|
|2.||12 October 2018||Denka Big Swan Stadium, Niigata, Japan||Panama||1–0||3–0|
|3.||16 October 2018||Saitama Stadium 2002, Saitama, Japan||Uruguay||1–0||4–3|
|5.||1 February 2019||Zayed Sports City Stadium, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates||Qatar||1–2||1–3||2019 AFC Asian Cup Final|
|6.||5 September 2019||Kashima Soccer Stadium, Kashima, Japan||Paraguay||2–0||2–0||Friendly|
|7.||10 September 2019||Thuwunna Stadium, Yangon, Myanmar||Myanmar||2–0||2–0||2022 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|8.||10 October 2019||Saitama Stadium 2002, Saitama, Japan||Mongolia||1–0||6–0|
|9.||15 October 2019||Central Republican Stadium, Dushanbe, Tajikistan||Tajikistan||1–0||3–0|
- Red Bull Salzburg
- Austrian Bundesliga: 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18, 2018–19
- Austrian Cup: 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17, 2018–19
- Japan U-23
- "TAKUMI MINAMINO INTERVIEW". Red Bull. 7 January 2015. Retrieved 3 April 2015.
- "Villarreal progress as Vietto vanquishes Salzburg". UEFA. 26 February 2015. Retrieved 3 April 2015.
- "FC Red Bull Salzburg 2–1 Marseille". BBC Sport. 3 May 2018. Retrieved 3 May 2018.
- "100 PER CENT RECORD KEPT WITH BIG AWAY WIN". redbullsalzburg.at. 8 November 2018. Retrieved 8 November 2018.
- "Rosenborg-Salzburg 2019 History | UEFA Europa League".
- "Striker Minamino earns first call-up under Halilhodzic". The Japan Times Online. October 2015. Retrieved 1 February 2016.
- "SAMURAI BLUE (Japan National Team) Squad, Schedule - AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 (1/5-2/1)". jfa.jp. 13 December 2018. Retrieved 1 February 2019.
- Japan National Football Team Database(in Japanese)
- "Minamino, Takumi". National Football Teams. Retrieved 19 September 2018.