MCF / Forward / Okazaki

Shinji Okazaki

A fast, hard-working, dynamic and experienced forward, with a vast career in Germany and England. With UK outfit, Leicester he achieved the historic feat of winning the Premier League (2015/16), being named the best Asian player in 2016. A Japanese international having scored 50 goals, he has a contract with Málaga CF until the end of 2019/20.

MCF / Career and statistics

TeamCountryComp.PMin.Assists
MÁLAGA CF LaLiga SmartBank 0

MCF / Achievements

Season Team Honours
2016/17 Leicester City FC Community Shield runner-up
2016 Leicester City FC AFC International Footballer of the Year
2015/16 Leicester City FC Premier League winner
2012/13 VfB Stuttgart DFB Pokal runner-up
2010/11 Japan AFC Asian Cup winner
2009 Shimizu S-Pulse IFFHS World's Top Goal Scorer of the Year / J-League Best XI
2008 Shimizu S-Pulse J-League (Cup) runner-up

Date of birth:
16/04/1986

Place of birth:
Takarazuka, Hyogo (Japón)

Nationality:

Height:
1'74 m.

Weight:
70 kg.

Number:
23

Position:
Forward (Attacking Midfielder)

Dominant leg:
Right

International:

International with Japan (119 times, 50 goals)

International with Japan U-23 (14 times, 1 goal)

MCF / Social networks

Career:

2002-04: Takigawa Daini High School -Academy- (JAP); 2005-10: Shimizu S-Pulse (JAP); 2011-13: VfB Stuttgart (GER); 2013-15: FSV Mainz 05 (GER); 2015-19: Leicester City FC (ENG); 2019-Present: Málaga CF