Japan - Record International Players

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

  • Last match included: Japan-Singapore, 16 Jun 2015
    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
    Shunsuke NAKAMURA             * 2000-2010       98     24
    Shinji OKAZAKI                * 2008-2015       93     44
    Makoto HASEBE                 * 2006-2015       90      2
    Kazuyoshi MIURA                 1990-2000       89     55
    Yasuyuki KONNO                * 2005-2015       87      2
    Junichi INAMOTO                 2000-2010       82      5
    Alessandro SANTOS               2002-2006       82      7
    Yuto NAGATOMO                 * 2008-2015       81      3
    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
    Keisuke HONDA                 * 2008-2015       73     29
    Tetsuji HASHIRATANI             1988-1995       72      6
    Keiji TAMADA                    2004-2010       72     16
    Shinji KAGAWA                 * 2008-2015       71     20
    Eiji KAWASHIMA                * 2008-2015       71      0
    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
    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
    Maya YOSHIDA                  * 2010-2015       55      4
    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
    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
    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
    Hiroshi KIYOTAKE              * 2011-2015       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
    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
    Masayuki OKANO          	1995-1999	25	2
    Tatsuhiko SETA			1973-1980	25	0
    Satoshi TEZUKA			1980-1988	25	2
    Toshiya FUJITA                  1995-2005       24      3
    Hisashi KUROSAKI        	1989-1997	24	4
    Takeshi OKADA           	1980-1985	24	1
    Ryozo SUZUKI                	1961-1968	24	0
    Gotuku SAKAI                  * 2012-2015       23      0
    Tetsuo SUGAMATA         	1978-1984	23	0
    Toshio MATSUURA			1981-1987	22	6 
    Masako MORISHIGE              * 2013-2015       22      1
    Masashi OGURO                   2005-2008       22      5
    Hiroki SAKAI                  * 2012-2015       22      1
    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                * 2008-2015       44
    Hiromi HARA                     1978-1988       37
    Keisuke HONDA                 * 2008-2015       29
    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
    Shinji KAGAWA                 * 2008-2015       20
    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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