Teruki Miyamoto

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Teruki Miyamoto
宮本 輝紀
Personal information
Full name Teruki Miyamoto
Date of birth (1940-12-26)December 26, 1940
Place of birth Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Japan
Date of death February 2, 2000(2000-02-02) (aged 59)
Place of death Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Youth career
1956–1958 Sanyo High School
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1959–1976 Nippon Steel 138 (68)
Total 138 (68)
National team
1961–1971 Japan 58 (19)
Teams managed
1976–1979 Nippon Steel
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Teruki Miyamoto (宮本 輝紀, Miyamoto Teruki, December 26, 1940 – February 2, 2000) was a Japanese football player and manager. He played for Japan national team.

Club career[edit]

Miyamoto was born in Hiroshima on December 26, 1940. After graduating from high school, he joined Yawata Steel (later Nippon Steel) in 1959. The club won 1964 Emperor's Cup. In 1965, Yawata Steel joined new league Japan Soccer League. In 1967, he was selected Japanese Footballer of the Year awards. He retired in 1976. He played 138 games and scored 68 goals in the league. He was selected Best Eleven for 6 years in a row (1966-1971).

National team career[edit]

In June 1961, Miyamoto was selected Japan national team for 1962 World Cup qualification. At this qualification, on June 11, he debuted against South Korea. He was selected Japan for 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo and 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City. He played all matches at both Olympics and Japan won the bronze medal 1968 Olympics. In 2018, this team was selected Japan Football Hall of Fame. He also played at 1962, 1966 and 1970 Asian Games. At 1972 Summer Olympics qualification in 1971, Japan's failure to qualify for 1972 Summer Olympics. This qualification was his last game for Japan. He played 58 games and scored 19 goals for Japan until 1971.[1]

Coaching career[edit]

In 1976, when Miyamoto played for Nippon Steel, he became a playing manager. He managed until 1979.

On February 2, 2000, Miyamoto died of heart failure in Kitakyushu at the age of 59. In 2006, he was selected Japan Football Hall of Fame.

National team statistics[edit]

[1]

Japan national team
Year Apps Goals
1961 5 3
1962 7 1
1963 5 2
1964 2 0
1965 4 1
1966 5 3
1967 5 5
1968 4 0
1969 3 2
1970 12 1
1971 6 1
Total 58 19

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