Shinji Okazaki

1986 - Today

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Shinji Okazaki (岡崎 慎司, Okazaki Shinji, born 16 April 1986) is a Japanese professional footballer who plays as a forward or attacking midfielder for Spanish club Cartagena and the Japan national team. Internationally, he is currently the top active Japan national team goalscorer and third all-time in team history with 50 goals. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shinji Okazaki has received more than 1,956,094 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 62 in 2019). Shinji Okazaki is the 2,136th most popular soccer player (down from 1,899th in 2019), the 1,045th most popular biography from Japan (down from 870th in 2019) and the 234th most popular Japanese Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Shinji Okazaki ranks 2,136 out of 16,923Before him are Ikuo Takahara, Sebastian Giovinco, Valeri Karpin, Rubén Sosa, Antonio Juliano, and Christian Piot. After him are Carlos Bacca, Abderrahmane Mahjoub, Luuk de Jong, Pedro Troglio, Fernandinho, and Marco Asensio.

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Among people born in 1986, Shinji Okazaki ranks 52Before him are Vincent Kompany, Richard Madden, Romain Grosjean, Marie Avgeropoulos, Ruby Rose, and Emmy Rossum. After him are Carlos Bacca, Fernando Gago, Scott Eastwood, Armie Hammer, Kasper Schmeichel, and Gaël Monfils.

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Among people born in Japan, Shinji Okazaki ranks 1,045 out of 5,560Before him are Momoe Yamaguchi (1959), Susumu Hirasawa (1954), Tetsuo Sugamata (1957), Nobuo Fujishima (1950), Nobuko Jashima (1959), and Ikuo Takahara (1957). After him are Sion Sono (1961), Takeshi Urata (1947), Hiro Mashima (1977), Hirotugu Akaike (1927), Hiroshi Ochiai (1946), and Chiaki Mukai (1952).


Among soccer players born in Japan, Shinji Okazaki ranks 234Before him are Kazuo Saito (1951), Ikuo Matsumoto (1941), Tetsuo Sugamata (1957), Nobuo Fujishima (1950), Nobuko Jashima (1959), and Ikuo Takahara (1957). After him are Hiroshi Ochiai (1946), Hiroyuki Usui (1953), Takeshi Okada (1956), Masako Yoshida (1957), Mitsunori Fujiguchi (1949), and Kazumi Tsubota (1956).

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