|Full name||Toshiya Fujita|
|Date of birth||October 4, 1971|
|Place of birth||Shimizu-ku, Shizuoka, Japan|
|Height||1.74 m (5 ft 8 1⁄2 in)|
|1987–1989||Shimizu Commercial High School|
|1990–1993||University of Tsukuba|
|2011||JEF United Chiba||4||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
An Attacking midfielder, Fujita played for Júbilo Iwata, Utrecht, Nagoya Grampus, Roasso Kumamoto and JEF United Chiba. He also gained 24 Japan caps between 1995 and 2005. He won five major titles during his time at Júbilo.
He attended and played football at Shimizu Commercial High School and University of Tsukuba before joining Júbilo Iwata in 1994. Playing as a creative midfielder, Fujita has played an integral role in helping to build Júbilo Iwata into one of the most successful franchises in the J1 League.
Although Fujita is not as well known as some of his more illustrious teammates, this probably has more to do with his low-key manner and quiet efficiency rather than a lack of skills. As part of the Júbilo midfield, Fujita had an essential role in providing the transition from defense to attack. In 1999, his contributions to his team were finally recognized as he was made team captain and won the league MVP award.
Fujita joined FC Utrecht, a team of the Eredevisie, on loan in mid-2003. The team was unable to match the performances of the top-tier teams in the Netherlands. As a result, FC Utrecht were unwilling to pay the transfer fee required to keep Fujita and he returned to Japan to once again play for Júbilo Iwata at the end of 2003.
Japan Pro-Footballers Association (JPFA)
Fujita had been managing the Japan Pro-Footballers Association (JPFA) as a chairman for five years with Tetsuro Kiyooka, FIFA players' agent as a chief operating officer and formed the organization as a trade union in 2011 as well as represented the all Japanese footballers and the Japan national football team to protect their rights and status.
|1994||Júbilo Iwata||J1 League||38||7||1||0||4||0||–||43||7|
|2004||Júbilo Iwata||J1 League||29||7||5||1||0||0||4||0||38||8|
|2009||Roasso Kumamoto||J2 League||50||4||1||0||–||–||51||4|
|2011||JEF United Chiba||4||0||1||0||–||–||5||0|
Honors and awards
- J. League Most Valuable Player: 2001
- J. League Best Eleven: 1998, 2001, 2002
- Japanese Footballer of the Year: 2002
- J1 League: 1997, 1999, 2002
- Asian Club Championship: 1999
- Asian Super Cup: 1999
- FIFA Confederations Cup: 2001 (Runner-up)
- AFC Asian Cup: 2004
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- "Fujita joins Utrecht". The Japan Times. 14 August 2003. Retrieved 26 December 2012.
- "Toshiya Fujita" (in Dutch). Voetbal International. Retrieved 2009-09-21.
- "Japanese association JPFA will form a union". FIFPro.
- "Players make cash demand to JFA". The Japan Times.
- "Japan FA chief warns players against boycott". SOCCERWAY.