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Shinji Kagawa

1989 - Today

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Shinji Kagawa (Japanese: 香川 真司 Kagawa Shinji [kaꜜɡawa ɕiꜜndʑi]; born 17 March 1989) is a Japanese professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Belgian First Division A club Sint-Truiden and the Japan national team. He is widely regarded as one of the best Japanese players of all time. Kagawa began his professional career in his homeland with Cerezo Osaka before joining Borussia Dortmund in 2010. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shinji Kagawa has received more than 3,258,483 page views. His biography is available in 69 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 70 in 2019). Shinji Kagawa is the 1,309th most popular soccer player (up from 1,506th in 2019), the 946th most popular biography from Japan (up from 952nd in 2019) and the 154th most popular Japanese Soccer Player.

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  • 69

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  • 4.17

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Among SOCCER PLAYERS

Among soccer players, Shinji Kagawa ranks 1,309 out of 16,880Before him are Essam El Hadary, Joaquín, Maxi López, Wynton Rufer, Marcelino Martínez, and Ramón de la Fuente Leal. After him are Fahrudin Jusufi, Pierino Prati, David Seaman, José Costa, Blagoje Marjanović, and Štefan Čambal.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1989, Shinji Kagawa ranks 25Before him are Ivan Perišić, Valtteri Bottas, César Azpilicueta, Simon Kjær, Axel Witsel, and Isaiah Thomas. After him are Nina Dobrev, Lee Jong-suk, Daniel Ricciardo, Jules Bianchi, Brie Larson, and Ander Herrera.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Shinji Kagawa ranks 946 out of 6,048Before him are Uesugi Harunori (1751), Unkei (1151), Kanō Motonobu (1476), Katsukawa Shunshō (1726), Megumi Hayashibara (1967), and Sekiryo Kaneda (1901). After him are Kenji Kawai (1957), Peter Shirayanagi (1928), Sion Sono (1961), Koichi Tanaka (1959), Shigesato Itoi (1948), and Misuzu Kaneko (1903).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Japan

Among soccer players born in Japan, Shinji Kagawa ranks 154Before him are Minoru Kobata (1946), Shigeo Yaegashi (1933), Shigemi Ishii (1951), Yasuhiko Okudera (1952), Hiroshi Katayama (1940), and Mitsuo Kamata (1937). After him are Megumi Torigoe (1950), Mitsuo Watanabe (1953), Isao Iwabuchi (1933), Hidemaro Watanabe (1924), Nobuo Kawakami (1947), and Goro Yamada (1894).

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