Japan - Record International Players

  • Appearances for Japan National Team
  • Goalscoring for Japan National Team

  • Last match included: Japan-Bosnia & Herzegovina, 7 Jun 2016
    NB: note that the Japan FA decided to recognise a number of Olympic matches in 2015
        in spite of an earlier ruling by FIFA to the contrary
    

    Appearances for Japan National Team

      
    Name                            First/Last     Caps  Goals
    
    Yasuhito ENDO                 * 2002-2015      152     15
    Masami IHARA                    1988-1999      122      5
    Yoshikatsu KAWAGUCHI          * 1997-2008      116      0
    Yuji NAKAZAWA                   1999-2010      110     17
    Shinji OKAZAKI                * 2008-2016      102     49
    Makoto HASEBE                 * 2006-2016       99      2
    Shunsuke NAKAMURA             * 2000-2010       98     24
    Yuto NAGATOMO                 * 2008-2016       90      3
    Kazuyoshi MIURA                 1990-2000       89     55
    Yasuyuki KONNO                * 2005-2015       87      2
    Junichi INAMOTO                 2000-2010       82      5
    Alessandro SANTOS               2002-2006       82      7
    Keisuke HONDA                 * 2008-2016       80     35
    Shinji KAGAWA                 * 2008-2016       80     27
    Yuichi KOMANO                 * 2005-2013       78      1
    Satoshi TSUNAMI                 1980-1995       78      2
    Hidetoshi NAKATA                1997-2006       77     11
    Seigo NARAZAKI                  1998-2010       77      0
    Kunishige KAMAMOTO              1964-1977       76     75
    Hiromi HARA                     1978-1988       75     37
    Atsuto UCHIDA                 * 2008-2015       74      2
    Tetsuji HASHIRATANI             1988-1995       72      6
    Eiji KAWASHIMA                * 2008-2016       72      0
    Keiji TAMADA                    2004-2010       72     16
    Tsuneyasu MIYAMOTO              2000-2006       71      3
    Yoshikazu NAGAI                 1971-1979       69      9
    Kengo NAKAMURA                * 2006-2013       68      6
    Hiroshi NANAMI                  1995-2001       67      9
    Nobuo FUJISHIMA                 1971-1979       65      7
    Hideki MAEDA                    1975-1984       65    11
    Maya YOSHIDA                  * 2010-2016       65      9
    Takashi FUKUNISHI               1999-2006       64      7
    Akira KAJI                      2003-2008       64      2
    Hiroaki MORISHIMA               1995-2002       64     12
    Hiroshi OCHIAI                  1974-1980       63      9
    Aritatsu OGI                    1963-1976       62     11
    Hisashi KATO                    1978-1987       61      6
    Yoshito OKUBO                 * 2003-2014       60      6
    Mitsuhisa TAGUCHI               1975-1984       59      0
    Takumi HORIIKE                  1986-1995       58      2
    Nobutoshi KANEDA                1977-1984       58      5
    Tsuyoshi KITAZAWA               1991-1999       58      3
    Teruki MIYAMOTO                 1961-1971       58     19
    Naoki SOMA                      1995-1999       58      4
    Motohiro YAMAGUCHI              1995-1998       58      4
    Atsushi YANAGISAWA              1998-2006       58     17
    Koji NAKATA                     2000-2007       57      2
    Naohiro TAKAHARA                2000-2008       57     23
    Takaji MORI                     1966-1976       56      2
    Shinji ONO                      1998-2008       56      6 
    Ryuichi SUGIYAMA                1961-1971       56     15
    Mitsuo OGASAWARA                2002-2010       55      7
    Takayuki SUZUKI                 2001-2005       55     11
    Kazushi KIMURA                  1979-1986       54     26
    Yuki ABE                        2005-2011       53      3
    Masashi NAKAYAMA                1990-2003       53     21
    Akihiro NISHIMURA               1980-1988       49      2
    Yoshitada YAMAGUCHI             1964-1973       49      0
    Kenzo YOKOYAMA                  1964-1974       49      0
    Kozo ARAI                       1970-1977       47      4
    Daishiro YOSHIMURA              1970-1976       46      7
    Mahahiro FUKUDA                 1990-1995       45      9
    Shigeo YAEGASHI                 1956-1968       45     11
    Yutaka AKITA                    1995-2003       44      4
    Kuniya DAINI                    1972-1976       44      0
    Toshihiro HATTORI               1996-2003       44      2
    Mitsuo KAMATA                   1958-1969       44      3
    Masakatsu MIYAMOTO              1958-1971       44      1
    Takuya TAKAGI                   1992-1997       44     27
    Marcus Tulio TANAKA             2006-2010       43      8
    Eijun KIYOKUMO                  1974-1980       42      0
    Nobuo KAWAKAMI                  1970-1977       41      0
    Naoki MATSUDA                   2000-2005       40      1
    Shigetetsu MATSUNAGA            1988-1995       40      0
    Keisuke TSUBOI                  2003-2007       40      0
    Masashi WATANABE                1958-1969       39     12
    Hiroshi KATAYAMA                1961-1971       38      0
    Seichiro MAKI                 * 2005-2009       38      8
    Ryuzo MORIOKA                   1999-2003       38      0
    Akira NARAHASHI                 1994-2003       38      0
    Hiroyuki USUI                   1974-1984       38     15
    Hiroshi KIYOTAKE              * 2011-2016       36      3
    Michihiro OZAWA                 1956-1964       36      0
    Shoji JO                        1995-2001       35      7
    Hajime MORIYASU                 1992-1996       35      1
    Mitsunori YOSHIDA               1989-1993       35      2
    Tatsuhiko KUBO                  1998-2006       33     11
    Ryoichi MAEDA                 * 2007-2013       33     10
    Masako MORISHIGE              * 2013-2016       33      2
    Atsuyoshi FURUTA                1971-1978       32      0
    Takafumi MIZUNUMA               1984-1989       32      7
    Yasuhiko OKUDERA                1972-1987       32      9
    Ruy RAMOS                       1990-1995       32      1
    Kazuo SAITO                     1976-1984       32      0
    Makoto TANAKA                   2004-2006       32      0
    Daisuke MATSUI                * 2003-2011       31      1
    Hisato SATO                     2006-2010       31      4
    Masafumi YOKOYAMA               1979-1984       31     10
    Ryuzo HIRAKI                    1954-1962       30      1
    Hajime HOSOGAI                * 2010-2014       30      1
    Norio OMURA                     1995-1998       30      4
    Hiroshige YANAGIMOTO            1995-1997       30      0
    Koichi HASHIRATANI              1981-1986       29      3
    Yasuto HONDA                    1995-1997       29      1
    Keizo IMAI                      1974-1980       29      0
    Akinori NISHIZAWA               1997-2002       29     10
    Shinichi MORISHITA              1985-1991       28      0
    Masashi MOTOYAMA                2000-2006       28      0
    Keita SUZUKI                    2006-2008       28      0
    Mitsuo WATANABE                 1974-1979       28      4
    Kenta HASEGAWA                  1989-1995       27      4
    Teruyoshi ITO                   1997-2001       27      0
    Toshinobu KATSUYA               1985-1993       27      0
    Gotuku SAKAI                  * 2012-2016       27      0
    Hiroki SAKAI                  * 2012-2016       27      1
    Mitsunori FUJIGUCHI             1972-1978       26      2
    Saburo KAWABUCHI                1958-1965       26      8
    Tomokazu MYOJIN                 2000-2002       26      3
    Daisuke OKU                     1998-2004       26      2
    Atsuhiro MIURA                  1999-2005       25      1
    Shusaku NISHIKAWA             * 2009-2016       25      0
    Masayuki OKANO                  1995-1999       25      2
    Tatsuhiko SETA                  1973-1980       25      0
    Satoshi TEZUKA                  1980-1988       25      2
    Hotaru YAMAGUCHI              * 2013-2016       25      1
    Toshiya FUJITA                  1995-2005       24      3
    Hisashi KUROSAKI                1989-1997       24      4
    Takeshi OKADA                   1980-1985       24      1
    Ryozo SUZUKI                    1961-1968       24      0
    Tetsuo SUGAMATA                 1978-1984       23      0
    Tomoaki MAKINO                * 2010-2016       22      2
    Toshio MATSUURA                 1981-1987       22      6 
    Masashi OGURO                   2005-2008       22      5
    Masahiko INOHA                * 2011-2014       21      1
    Masaaki YOKOTAMI                1974-1977       21      0
    Yuzo KURIHARA                 * 2006-2013       20      3
    Wagner LOPES                    1997-1999       20      5
    Satoshi MIYAUCHI                1984-1987       20      0
    Masanao SASAKI                  1988-1991       20      0
    TODA Kazuyuki                   2001-2002       20      1
    Masaaki YOKOTANI                1974-1977       20      0
    
    *  still active
    
    

    Goalscoring for Japan National Team

    
    Name                           First/Last        Goals
    
    Kunishige KAMAMOTO              1964-1977       75
    Kazuyoshi MIURA                 1990-2000       55
    Shinji OKAZAKI                * 2008-2016       49
    Hiromi HARA                     1978-1988       37
    Keisuke HONDA                 * 2008-2016       35
    Shinji KAGAWA                 * 2008-2016       27
    Takuya TAKAGI                   1992-1997       27
    Kazushi KIMURA                  1979-1986       26
    Shunsuke NAKAMURA             * 2000-2010       24
    Naohiro TAKAHARA                2000-2008       23
    Masashi NAKAYAMA                1990-2003       21
    Teruki MIYAMOTO                 1961-1971       19
    Yuji NAKAZAWA                   1999-2010       17
    Atsushi YANAGISAWA              1998-2006       17
    Keiji TAMADA                  * 2004-2010       16
    Yasuhito ENDO                 * 2002-2015       15
    Ryuichi SUGIYAMA                1961-1971       15
    Hiroyuki USUI                   1974-1984       15
    Hiroaki MORISHIMA               1995-2002       12
    Masashi WATANABE                1958-1969       12
    Tatsuhiko KUBO                  1998-2006       11
    Hideki MAEDA                    1975-1984       11
    Hidetoshi NAKATA                1997-2006       11 
    Aritatsu OGI                    1963-1976       11
    Takayuki SUZUKI                 2001-2005       11
    Shigeo YAEGASHI                 1956-1968       11
    Ryoichi MAEDA                 * 2007-2013       10
    Akinori NISHIZAWA               1997-2002       10
    Masafumi YOKOYAMA               1979-1984       10
    
    *  still active
    
    

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