Yasuo Suzuki (鈴木 保男 Suzuki Yasuo, April 30, 1913 – ?) was a Japanese football player. He played for Japan national team.
Suzuki was born in Kanagawa Prefecture on April 30, 1913. He played for Waseda WMW was consisted of his alma mater Waseda University players and graduates. At this club, he played many Japan national team players Motoo Tatsuhara, Tadao Horie and so on.
National team career
In May 1934, when Suzuki was a Waseda University student, he was selected Japan national team for 1934 Far Eastern Championship Games in Manila. At this competition, on May 15, he debuted against Philippines. In 1936, he was selected Japan for 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin. Japan completed a come-from-behind victory first match against Sweden. The first victory in Olympics for the Japan and the historic victory over one of the powerhouses became later known as "Miracle of Berlin" (ベルリンの奇跡) in Japan. In 2016, this team was selected Japan Football Hall of Fame. He did not play in against Sweden. However, he played next match against Italy instead of Tadao Horie fractured his right arm. He played 2 games for Japan until 1936.
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