Endo in 2019
|Full name||Wataru Endo|
|Date of birth||9 February 1993|
|Place of birth||Totsuka-ku, Yokohama, Japan|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Playing position(s)||Defensive midfielder|
|2016–2018||Urawa Red Diamonds||75||(5)|
|2019–2020||→VfB Stuttgart (loan)||21||(1)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 November 2020|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17 November 2020
Wataru Endo (遠藤 航, Endoh Wataru, born 9 February 1993) is a Japanese professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for German club VfB Stuttgart. Until 2019, he played for Sint-Truiden, whom he joined after beginning his professional career with Shonan Bellmare.
On 13 August 2019, Endo was loaned out to Stuttgart until the end of the season. In April 2020, Stuttgart took advantage of a contract option and signed Endo permanently. On 26 November 2020, Endo extended his contract with VfB Stuttgart until June 2024.
On 23 July 2015, Japan's coach Vahid Halilhodžić called him for the upcoming 2015 EAFF East Asian Cup. He was named in Japan's squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, although he did not play in any of the matches.
- As of match played on 3 October 2020.
|Shonan Bellmare||2010||J.League Division 1||6||1||0||0||1||0||—||7||1|
|Urawa Red Diamonds||2016||J1 League||29||0||1||0||3||0||6||0||39||0|
|Sint-Truiden||2018-19||Belgium First Division||26||2||2||0||0||0||—||28||2|
|VfB Stuttgart (on loan)||2019-20||2 Bundesliga||21||1||1||0||0||0||—||22||1|
- As of 14 November 2019
- As of match played 10 October 2019. Japan score listed first, score column indicates score after each Endo goal.
|1||10 October 2019||Saitama Stadium 2002, Saitama, Japan||21||Mongolia||5–0||6–0||2022 FIFA World Cup qualification|
- Shonan Bellmare
- Urawa Red Diamonds
- Japan U-23
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- W. Endo at Soccerway.com
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- "World Cup 2018: All the confirmed squads for this summer's finals in Russia".
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- Japan National Football Team Database(in Japanese)
- "Wataru Endo". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 10 October 2019.
- Wataru Endo – FIFA competition record
- Wataru Endo at National-Football-Teams.com
- Wataru Endo at J.League (in Japanese)
- Profile at Urawa Reds
- Wataru Endo at Soccerway
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