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Yuto Nagatomo

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Yuto Nagatomo (長友 佑都, Nagatomo Yūto, born 12 September 1986) is a Japan national team footballer (122 caps) 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 Japan 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yuto Nagatomo has received more than 1,300,442 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia. Yuto Nagatomo is the 2,412th most popular soccer player (up from 2,640th in 2019), the 1,170th most popular biography from Japan (down from 1,114th in 2019) and the 211th most popular Japanese Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Yuto Nagatomo ranks 2,412 out of 16,880Before him are Hugo Almeida, Dinko Dermendzhiev, Armand Penverne, Jozef Móder, Albert Brülls, and Jorginho Putinatti. After him are Alcindo, Victor Mees, Mehmed Baždarević, Roberto Figueroa, Alberigo Evani, and Mihailo Petrović.

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Among people born in 1986, Yuto Nagatomo ranks 71Before him are Carlos Bacca, Kim Hyun-joong, Oliver Sykes, Renaud Lavillenie, Dane DeHaan, and Jamie Bell. After him are João Moutinho, Måns Zelmerlöw, Lea Michele, Agnez Mo, Fernando Gago, and Ciprian Tătărușanu.

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Among people born in Japan, Yuto Nagatomo ranks 1,170 out of 6,048Before him are LiSA (1987), Ryo Kawasaki (1947), Akira Yamaoka (1968), Toshiyuki Morikawa (1967), Kaori Momoi (1951), and Junko Takeuchi (1972). After him are Hirotugu Akaike (1927), Yasushi Akashi (1931), Yoshio Kikugawa (1944), Akira Endo (1933), Masakazu Katsura (1962), and Tite Kubo (1977).


Among soccer players born in Japan, Yuto Nagatomo ranks 211Before him are Hisao Sekiguchi (1954), Takumi Minamino (1995), Yoshiichi Watanabe (1954), Ikuo Matsumoto (1941), Takayuki Kuwata (1941), and Yoshinori Shigematsu (1930). After him are Yoshio Kikugawa (1944), Hitoshi Sasaki (1891), Shu Kamo (1939), Shoko Hamada (1950), Sanae Mishima (1957), and Chiaki Yamada (1966).

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