Yuto Nagatomo

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Yuto Nagatomo (長友 佑都, Nagatomo Yūto, born 12 September 1986) is a Japanese professional footballer who plays as a full-back for Japanese club FC Tokyo and the Japan national team.A graduate from the Meiji University, Nagatomo started his professional career with FC Tokyo in 2007, quickly establishing himself as a first choice both within the team and the Japanese national team. He would go on to play in Europe for over a decade, first joining Cesena in 2010, and then enjoying stints with Inter Milan (where he played for seven years, making more than 200 total appearances and even captaining the team for a brief period of time), Galatasaray and Olympique Marseille. He would then go back to his boyhood club FC Tokyo in September 2021.During his club career, he won a J.League Cup in 2009 (with Tokyo), a Coppa Italia in 2011 (with Inter Milan), two back-to-back Turkish titles in 2018 and 2019, both a Turkish Cup and a Turkish Super Cup in 2019 (all with Galatasaray). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yuto Nagatomo has received more than 1,026,733 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 62 in 2019). Yuto Nagatomo is the 2,642nd most popular soccer player (down from 2,489th in 2019), the 1,116th most popular biography from Japan (down from 950th in 2019) and the 255th most popular Japanese Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Yuto Nagatomo ranks 2,642 out of 16,923Before him are Winston Bogarde, Joe Cole, Marquinhos, Klas Ingesson, Sergi Roberto, and Niginho. After him are Gordon Strachan, Miroslav Đukić, Thorgan Hazard, Nicolás Burdisso, Cosmin Contra, and Constantin Stanciu.

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Among people born in 1986, Yuto Nagatomo ranks 73Before him are Gemma Arterton, Jamie Bell, Marta, Penn Badgley, Dane DeHaan, and Ignazio Abate. After him are Lucas Biglia, Holland Roden, João Moutinho, Yoann Gourcuff, Dinara Safina, and Fredy Guarín.

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Among people born in Japan, Yuto Nagatomo ranks 1,116 out of 5,560Before him are Shoichi Sakata (1911), Gackt (1973), Yoshitomo Nara (1959), Kozo Tashima (1957), Hideo Nakata (1961), and Haruma Miura (1990). After him are Maho Shimizu (1960), Masatoshi Shima (1943), Hironobu Kageyama (1961), Masahiro Hasemi (1945), Ukyo Katayama (1963), and Hyde (1969).


Among soccer players born in Japan, Yuto Nagatomo ranks 255Before him are Naoji Ito (1959), Kazuo Imanishi (1941), Sayuri Yamaguchi (1966), Toru Yoshikawa (1961), Toshio Matsuura (1955), and Kozo Tashima (1957). After him are Maho Shimizu (1960), Mitsugu Nomura (1956), Masae Suzuki (1957), Masaru Uchiyama (1957), Yoshinori Ishigami (1957), and Takumi Minamino (1995).

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