Facts About Ao Tanaka
|24 Years Old
|Place Of Birth
|Miyamae-ku, Kawasaki, Japan
|Source of Wealth
|1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Ao Tanaka is a Japanese professional footballer. He is well recognized for playing as a midfielder for Fortuna Dusseldorf, and the Japan national team. He made his J1 League debut in September 2018 against Consadole Sapporo, scoring his first professional goal in just six minutes after he was subbed on. He is the only Kawasaki Frontale player ever, to win the award, the 2019 J.League Rookie of the Year Award. Ao established for himself a good name among the Kawasaki Frontale players, playing a total of more than 2500 minutes across all competitions in the 2020 season. Moreover, he signed a 3-year long contract with the expiration date being 30 June 2025 with Fortuna Dusseldorf.
Ao Tanaka famous for
- Being a Japanese professional footballer.
- For playing as a midfielder for Fortuna Dusseldorf, and the Japan national team.
What nationality is Ao Tanaka?
Ao Tanaka took birth on 10th September 1998 in Miyamae-Ku, Kawasaki, Japan. He is of Japanese nationality and he came from Asian ethnic background. Similarly, his religious belief is in the Christian religion and his race is white. Ao has celebrated his 23rd birthday as of 2021 and as per his birthdate, his star sign is Virgo. He has not shared any details regarding his parents.
Ao Tanaka's football career
- Ao Tanaka started his football career making his J1 League debut in September 2018 against Consadole Sapporo, scoring his first professional goal in just six minutes after he was subbed on.
- He earned more starts with his club, participating in 24 J1 League matches throughout the season, accumulating 31 matches in total during the year, across 5 different competitions.
- Then he was awarded the 2019 J.League Rookie of the Year Award, in his first full professional season as he is the only Kawasaki Frontale player ever, to win this award.
- Ao made his debut for the Japan national football team on 10th December 2019, in a 2-1 win against China, in the 2019 EAFF E-1 Football Championship.
- Tanaka's performances with the Kawasaki Frontale team also helped him earn caps with the Japan under-23 team, including a 2-goal performance that helped the Japan under-23s earn a 3-2 win over the Brazil under-23 team in a friendly match on 14th October 2019.
- Later he joined German 2. on 26th June 2021 Bundesliga side Fortuna Dusseldorf on a year-long loan with an option to buy and was named in the 18-player squad list for the 2020 Olympic Games.
- On 12th October 2021, he played his first match in the AFC qualification tournament for the 2022 FIFA World Cup and scored his first goal with the national team in a match against the Australian national football team.
- Subsequently, he signed a 3-year long contract with the expiration date being 30th June 2025 Fortuna Dusseldorf.
Awards and Achievements
- J1 League: 2017, 2018, 2020
- Emperor's Cup: 2020
- J.League Cup: 2019
- Japanese Super Cup: 2019, 2021
- J.League Rookie of the Year: 2019
- J.League Best XI: 2020
- Fortuna Dusseldorf on 01/07/2022 for 1M €
- Kawasaki Frontale on 30/06/2022 at the end of the loan
- Fortuna Dusseldorf on 01/07/2021 at loan
- Kawasaki Frontale on 01/01/2017 From KF Youth
Who is Ao Tanaka's girlfriend?
Ao Tanaka is an unmarried footballer. He is in a romantic relationship with his beautiful girlfriend Suzuki Airi. She is also a food analyst who loves to taste different food items. Tanaka has not however spoken very daringly and openly about his relationship, but he definitely shows his affection whenever the two are together. Reflecting on his sexual orientation, he is straight.
How much is Ao Tanaka's net worth?
Ao Tanaka has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million as of 2022. He has also a fine amount of salary which is around thousands of dollars per year. In his short professional time also, he has established himself an identity already and he's also superbly ambitious and continues to work even harder to reach his set objectives. In addition, his major source of income is his football career.
How tall is Ao Tanaka?
Ao Tanaka stands at an ideal height of 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) with a balanced body weight of 69 kg. He has dark brown hair and eye color. Additionally, his body build type is athletic.
Trivias About Ao Tanaka You Need To Know.
- He started every match of the Japanese squad on the tournament.
- He played his first match in the AFC qualification tournament for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, at 12th October 2021.
- He plays as a midfielder for Fortuna Dusseldorf, and the Japan national team.
- He estabilished for himself a good name among the Kawasaki Frontale players.
- His shirt number is 4.