Takuma Asano, the Japanese sensation, has captivated football fans worldwide with his electrifying performances as a winger and forward. His journey began at Sanfrecce Hiroshima, where he showcased his talent and played a crucial role in securing the J1 League title. Asano’s remarkable skills and goal-scoring ability earned him the coveted J1 League Rookie of the Year award, solidifying his status as a rising star.
In 2016, Asano’s incredible potential attracted the attention of Arsenal, who signed him as a promising young striker. Though he faced work permit challenges, his loan spells at VfB Stuttgart and Hannover 96 provided invaluable experience and highlighted his immense talent. Asano’s relentless determination and knack for finding the back of the net played a vital role in VfB Stuttgart’s promotion to the Bundesliga.
Continuing his football journey, Asano joined Partizan in 2019, becoming the first Japanese player in the club’s history. His debut season was filled with remarkable performances, including crucial goals in the Europa League matches against AZ Alkmaar and Astana. Asano’s exceptional contributions helped Partizan secure a spot in the Europa League Group L.
In 2021, Asano made a move to VfL Bochum, where he continued to shine on the Bundesliga stage. His memorable performances, including a stunning brace against Hoffenheim, showcased his incredible speed, technique, and goal-scoring prowess. Asano’s contributions were pivotal in helping VfL Bochum secure their place in the Bundesliga for the following season.
On the international stage, Asano has proven himself to be a valuable asset for the Japan national team. His crucial goal against Germany in the 2022 World Cup demonstrated his ability to perform under pressure and make a significant impact.
With his skill, versatility, and dedication to the game, Takuma Asano continues to dazzle fans and leave a lasting impression wherever he plays. As a fan, witnessing his performances is an exhilarating experience that never fails to ignite excitement and anticipation for what the future holds for this exceptional talent.
|Current Club||VfL Bochum|
|League Level||First Tier|
|Joined Club||Jul 1, 2021|
|Contract Expiry||Jun 30, 2024|
|Date of Birth||Nov 10, 1994|
|Place of Birth||Komono, Mie|
|Caps/Goals||44 / 8|
|Current Market Value||€4.00m|
|Last Market Value Update||Jun 22, 2023|
|VfL Bochum Rank||2|
|Right Winger Rank||171|
|Year 1994 Rank||169|
|Last 5 Games Score||46|
|Last 15 Games Score||44|
|Score in 2021/2022 Season||40|
|Score in 2022/2023 Season||41|
|Current Price Range||0.0012Ξ – 0.8499Ξ|
|Number of Cards||827 (Limited), 126 (Rare), 11 (Super Rare), 1 (Unique)|
|Previous Clubs||Without Club (Jul 1, 2021, Free), Partizan (May 3, 2021, Free), Arsenal (Aug 2, 2019, €1.00m), Hannover 96 (Jun 30, 2019, End of loan), Arsenal (Jul 1, 2018, Loan to Hannover 96, Loan fee: €1.00m), VfB Stuttgart (Jun 30, 2018, End of loan), Arsenal (Aug 26, 2016, Loan to VfB Stuttgart), Sanf. Hiroshima (Jul 18, 2016, €4.00m), Yokkaichi CT HS (Feb 1, 2013, Free)|