Yuto Nagatomo

Birth Day September 12th, 1986
Birth Place Saijo, Ehime, Japan
Age 35 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Virgo

About Yuto Nagatomo (Japanese football player)

Yuto Nagatomo is a Japanese professional football player who plays for the Japanese club FC Tokyo and the Japan national team as a full-back. He started his professional career at FC Tokyo in 2007. Since then he has played for Cesena (loan), Inter Milan, Galatasaray, and Marseille. Currently, he is playing for the Japanese club FC Tokyo.


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). 

On the international level, Nagatomo has represented Japan at various age levels. He has represented Japan at U23 and the senior level. He made his senior international team debut for Japan on 24 May 2008. He has represented Japan at one edition of the Olympic Games (in 2008), three consecutive FIFA World Cups (in 2010, 2014, and 2018), three consecutive Asian Cups (in 2011, 2015, and 2019), one Confederations Cup (in 2013) and Copa America (in 2019). He was part of both the squad that won the Asian Cup in 2011 and the one that finished as runners-up in the same competition in 2019. Since his debut, currently, with 136 caps (as well as four goals), he is Japan’s second-most capped player of all time, behind only Yasuhito Endō.  


Early life and family

Yuto Nagatomo was born on 12 September 1986. His birthplace is Saijo, Ehime, Japan. He holds Japanese nationality and is of Asian descent. Likewise, as per his birth date, his zodiac sign is Virgo. He was raised by his mother, Rie Nagatomo with his brother, Minoru Nagatomo. He attended the Higashi Fukuoka High School where he started playing football. Later on, he joined Meiji University and played college football.

Married life: Yuto Nagatomo's wife and children


Looking at his personal life, Nagatomo is a married guy. He got married to his beautiful girlfriend, Airi Taira in 2017. Airi Taira is a popular Japanese actress. Before marriage, the couple had maintained a long-distance relationship for several years as Taira was based in Japan. Nagatomo proposed to her on the San Siro pitch in February 2016 and they registered their marriage in January 2017. Today, the couple is blessed with three sons and are living their life happily together. 

Market value: Yuto Nagatomo's net worth and salary

Nagatomo is a very successful footballer and his major source of earnings is from his football career. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. His market value is around €700 Th. As of 2022, his net worth and salary are not revealed yet. However, it can be predicted that he has quite impressive earnings playing in Italy’s and Turkey’s top clubs. Any updates on his net worth and salary will be updated here soon.

Body measurements: Yuto Nagatomo's height and weight

Nagatomo stands at a height of 1.70m i.e. 5 feet and 7 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 68kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is black. His sexual orientation is straight. Overall, he has got a healthy and balanced body.

Awards and Achievements

Honors

  • Won the 2009 J.League Cup with FC Tokyo.
  • Won the 2010-11 Coppa Italia with Inter Milan. 
  • Won the 2017-18, 2018-19 Super Lig with Galatasaray.
  • Won the 2018-19 Turkiye Kupasi with Galatasaray.
  • Won the 2019 Super Kupa with Galatasaray.
  • Won the 2011 AFC Asian Cup with Japan.

Awards

  • Won the 2013 AFC Asian International Player of the Year.

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