Kaoru Mitoma Bio, Net Worth, Family, Age, Facts, Height, Career

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Kaoru Mitoma

Facts About Kaoru Mitoma

Celebrated Name Kaoru Mitoma
Age 25 Years
Nick Name Mitoma
Birth Name Kaoru Mitoma
Birth Date 1997-05-20
Gender Male
Profession Football Player
Nationality Japanese
Birth Nation Japan
Place Of Birth Kanagawa, Japan
Career Start 2015
Marital Status Single
Height 5 ft. 10 inches
Weight 73kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth $1.5 million
Salary £1,040,000 per year.
Current Club Brighton & Hobe Albion
Position Winger
Ethnicity Asian
Religion Christian
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Kaoru Mitoma is a talented Japanese professional footballer who is well recognized for playing as a winger for Premier League club Brighton & Hove Albion and the Japan national team. He was selected to represent Japan at the 2017 and 2019 Universiade tournaments, as well as the 2018 Asian Games and the 2019 Toulon Tournament with the under-23 national team during his time at Tsukuba. Kaoru scored his first two international goals in a 2-0 World Cup qualification win against Australia on 24th March 2022. He has also gained a lovely fan base on his social media as he has earned more than 138K followers on his Instagram account.

Kaoru Mitoma Famous For

  • Being a Japanese professional footballer.
  • For playing as a winger for Premier League club Brighton & Hove Albion and the Japan national team.

Where is Kaoru Mitoma from?

Kaoru Mitoma was born on 20th May 1997 in Kanagawa, Japan. He is Japanese by nationality and Asian by ethnicity. Similarly, his religion is Christian and his race is white. Mitoma recently celebrated his 25th birthday in 2022 and as per his birthdate, his zodiac sign is Pisces. He has not shared any details regarding his family members.

Talking about Kaoru's education, he attended the University of Tsukuba.

Kaoru Mitoma Football Career

  • Kaoru Mitoma kicks off his career by joining the Frontale academy at the U10 level after which he was selected to represent Japan at the 2017 and 2019 Universiade tournaments, as well as the 2018 Asian Games and the 2019 Toulon Tournament with the under-23 national team during his time at Tsukuba.
  • He was named to the all-league XI in his final three seasons while majoring in physical education and he appeared in the 2016 and 2017 Emperor's Cup tournaments making an upstart run to the round of 16 in the latter edition.

Kawasaki Frontale

  • Mitoma agreed on a professional contract with Kawasaki Frontale senior team starting in 2020 in July 2018 and made his official pro debut on the opening matchday of the 2020 J1 League.
  • Then he quickly established himself after the league resumed following the COVID-19 outbreak, becoming the first rookie to reach double digits in goals in the first division since Yoshinori Muto.

Brighton & Hove Albion

  • Kaoru joined Premier League side Brighton & Hove Albion on a four-year deal, joining Union SG on loan for the first year on 10th August 2021.

R. Union St-Gilloise (loan)

  • Mitoma also scored his first goal for Union SG on 16th October, where he scored a hat-trick in a 4-2 home victory over Seraing.

International career

  • Kaoru Mitoma was called up to the Japan senior squad for the first time in November 2021 for the 2022 World Cup qualifier against Oman.
  • On 16th November, he made his debut, coming on as a substitute in the 1-0 away win over Oman, and scored his first two international goals in a 2–0 World Cup qualification win against Australia on 24th March 2022.
  • His double offers him his First "A" international titularisation at the following game, five days later, against Vietnam.

Awards and Achievements

Kawasaki Frontale

  • J1 League: 2020
  • Emperor's Cup: 2020
  • Japanese Super Cup: 2021

Individual

  • J.League Best XI: 2020

Transfer News

  • Brighton & Hove Albion on 30/06/2022 at the end of the loan
  • Royale Union Saint-Gilloise on 11/08/2021 at loan
  • Kawasaki Frontale on 01/02/2020 for free
  • Tsukuba Univ. on 31/01/2020 at the end of the loan
  • Kawasaki Frontale on 10/08/2018 at loan
  • Tsukuba Univ. on 01/04/2016 From KF Youth for free

Is Kaoru Mitoma in a relationship?

Kaoru Mitoma is an unmarried footballer. There is not much about his personal relation and girlfriend as he always maintains a distance in his private life and media. He has remained tight-lipped about his private life in public. So we can assume that he is not dating anyone as of now. Concerning his sexual orientation, he is straight.

How much is Kaoru Mitoma worth?

Kaoru Mitoma has a net worth of $1.5 million as of 2022. He also earns a handsome amount of salary which is around £1,040,000 per year. Mitoma has accomplished heights in his career that normally take an individual a lifetime to achieve. His current value is €2.50m which is also his highest market value as of 6th January 2022. In addition, his major source of income is his football career and he is sincere in his work.

How tall is Kaoru Mitoma?

Kaoru Mitoma is 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) and his body weighs around 71 kg. He has black hair and dark brown eyes color. Moreover, his body build type is athletic.

Did You Know?

  • Born in Oita, he grew up in the Kawasaki area.
  • With his impressive performances, he was offered a promotion from the U18s to the senior team coached by Yahiro Kazama but he chose instead the University of Tsukuba.
  • During his time at Tsukuba, he was selected to represent Japan at the 2017 and 2019 Universiade tournaments, as well as the 2018 Asian Games and the 2019 Toulon Tournament with the U23 national team.