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Takuma Asano

Facts About Takuma Asano

Celebrated Name Takuma Asano
Age 28 Years Old
Nick Name Asano
Birth Name Takuma Asano
Birth Date 1994-11-10
Gender Male
Profession Football Player
Nationality Japanese
Birth Nation Japan
Place Of Birth Komono, Japan
Horoscope Scorpio
Ethnicity White
Religion Christianity
School Yokkaichi Chuo Technical High School
Career Start 2010
Awards 2015 J.League Rookie of the Year.
Brothers Yuya
Height 5 ft. 8 inches
Weight 71kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth $5 Million
Salary £1 Million
Current Club VfL Bochum 1848
Position Winger/Forward
Jersey Number 11
Links Twitter Instagram

Takuma Asano is a Japanese professional football player. He currently plays for Bundesliga club VfL Bochum and the Japan national team. His playing position is a forward.

Takuma Asano has previously played for Sanfrecce Hiroshima, Arsenal, VfB Stuttgart (loan), Hannover 96 (loan), and Partizan. 

On the international level, Takuma Asano 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 2 August 2015. He was part of Japan’s U23 squad that won a gold medal at the 2016 AFC U-23 Championship in Qatar. He also represented Japan at the 2016 Summer Olympics. In November 2022, he was named to Japan’s squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Since his debut, he has obtained over 35 caps for Japan.

Famous For

  • Being a Japanese professional football player.
  • For playing as a forward for Bundesliga club VfL Bochum.


Early Life and Family

Takuma Asano was born on 10 November 1994. His birthplace is Komono, Japan. He holds Japanese nationality and is of Asian descent. He belongs to the white ethnicity. Likewise, his religion is Christianity and as per his birth date, his zodiac sign is Scorpio. Detail about his parents has been kept secret and has not been disclosed yet. He grew up alongside his five brothers and one sister. His younger brother, Yuya is also a professional footballer currently playing for J1 League side Sanfrecce Hiroshima. His education, he attended Yokkaichi Chuo Technical High School. 

Takuma Asano Club Career

  • Takuma Asano played football for Yokkaichi Chuo Technical.

Sanfrecce Hiroshima

  • In January 2013, at the age of 18, Takuma Asano joined Sanfrecce Hiroshima for a free transfer. In his debut season, he made 6 appearances for the club in all the competitions as he went on to win the J1 League that season. 
  • During his 2013-14 season, Takuma Asano made 20 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 1 assist in all the competitions as Sanfrecce Hiroshima won the Japanese Super Cup that season. 
  • During his 2014-15 season, Takuma Asano made 44 appearances for the club, scoring 17 goals and providing 7 assists in all the competitions.
  • During his 2015-16 season, Takuma Asano helped Sanfrecce Hiroshima to lift the league title for a second time where he made 23 appearances for the club, scoring 9 goals and providing 5 assists in all the competitions as due to his performances, he was named the J1 League Rookie of the Year.

Arsenal

  • On 3 July 2016, Takuma Asano was signed by Arsenal for a transfer fee of €4 million. 
  • Manager Arsene Wenger described him as "a talented young striker and very much one for the future". However, Takuma Asano was refused a work permit to play in the Premier League.

VfB Stuttgart (loan)

  • On 26 August 2016, Takuma Asano was loaned out to VfB Stuttgart until the end of the 2016-17 season with an option for a further year. He made his debut for the club on 9 September 2016 in a 2-1 home loss against 1. FC Heidenheim. On 30 October 2016, he scored his first goal for the club in a 3-1 win against Karlsruher SC. During that season, he made 27 appearances for the club, scoring 4 goals and providing 4 assists in all the competitions as he helped the team win the 2. Bundesliga and take promotion to the top flight.
  • On 22 June 2017, the loan deal with Stuttgart was extended for another season where Takuma Asano made 20 appearances for the club, scoring 2 goals and providing 2 assists in all the competitions. 

Hannover 96 (loan)

  • On 23 May 2018, Takuma Asano was sent on a season-long loan to Bundesliga side Hannover 96 where he made 15 appearances for the club, scoring once and providing 1 assist in all the competitions.

Partizan

  • On 1 August 2019, Takuma Asano completed his move to Serbian club Partizan on a three-year contract for €1 million and was given the number 11 shirt, while becoming the first Japanese player in club history.
  • On 8 August 2019, Takuma Asano scored on his debut for the club in a 3-1 home win over Turkish club Yeni Malatyaspor in the first leg of the Europa League third qualifying round. In his first season, he made 37 appearances for the club, scoring 9 goals and providing 5 assists in all the competitions.
  • During his 2020-21 season, Takuma Asano made 40 appearances for the club, scoring 21 goals and providing 10 assists in all the competitions.

VfL Bochum 1848

  • On 23 June 2021, Takuma Asano signed for VfL Bochum 1848 as a free agent and made his debut for the club on 7 August 2021 in a 2-1 win against Wuppertaler SV in the first round of DFB-Pokal. On 22 January 2022, he scored his first goal for the club in a 2-2 draw against 1. FC Köln. In his first season, he made 31 appearances for the club, scoring 3 goals and providing 4 assists in all the competitions.

International Career

  • Takuma Asano has represented Japan at various age levels. 
  • Takuma Asano has represented Japan at U23 and the senior level. 
  • Takuma Asano made his senior international team debut for Japan on 2 August 2015 in a 2-1 loss against North Korea in the 2015 EAFF East Asian Cup. 
  • On 3 June 2016, Takuma Asano scored his first senior international goal for Japan in a 7-2 win against Bulgaria at the 2016 Kirin Cup. 
  • At the youth level, Takuma Asano won a gold medal at the 2016 AFC U-23 Championship, scoring a brace against South Korea to give his side a 3-2 win in the final. 
  • Takuma Asano also represented Japan at the 2016 Summer Olympics, netting two goals in the tournament, as the team exited in the group stage.
  • In November 2022, Takuma Asano was named to Japan’s squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. 
  • Since his debut, Takuma Asano has obtained over 35 caps for Japan.

Is Takuma Asano dating?

Looking at his personal life, Takuma Asano is not married. At present, he is assumed to be single as there is no news or rumors about his dating anyone. Also, he has not given any clue about his relationship or dating life. He spends a lot of time in the training grounds with the players rather than dating women. It seems he is building his career rather than being in a love relationship. Any updates on his love life will be updated here soon. 

Takuma Asano Net Worth and Salary

Takuma Asano is a very successful footballer and his major source of earnings is from his football career. He is a Japanese professional football player who currently plays for Bundesliga club VfL Bochum. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. In July 2016, he was signed by Arsenal for a transfer fee of €4 million. In August 2019, he completed his move to Serbian club Partizan on a three-year contract for €1 million. As of 2022, his net worth is believed to be $5 million and he received £1 million as a yearly salary from his current club. In addition, his market value is around €3 million. As of now, he is satisfied with his earnings and is living a luxurious lifestyle.

Takuma Asano Body Measurements   

Takuma Asano stands at a height of 1.73m i.e. 5 feet and 8 inches tall. He has a body weight of 71kg. Moreover, he has an athletic body build. He has a well-maintained body but the measurements like biceps size, hip size, waist size, shoe size, etc. are missing at the moment. His eye color and hair color are brown. His sexual orientation is straight.  

Takuma Asano’s Transfer History

  • Takuma Asano played football for Yokkaichi Chuo Technical.
  • In January 2013, at the age of 18, Takuma Asano joined Sanfrecce Hiroshima for a free transfer.
  • In July 2016, Takuma Asano was signed by Arsenal for a transfer fee of €4 million. 
  • In August 2016, Takuma Asano was loaned out to VfB Stuttgart until the end of the 2016-17 season with an option for a further year.
  • In June 2017, the loan deal with Stuttgart was extended for another season.
  • In May 2018, Takuma Asano was sent on a season-long loan to Bundesliga side Hannover 96
  • In August 2019, Takuma Asano completed his move to Serbian club Partizan on a three-year contract for €1 million.
  • In June 2021, Takuma Asano signed for VfL Bochum 1848 as a free agent.

Awards and Achievements

Honors

  • Won the 2013, 2015 J1 League with Sanfrecce Hiroshima.
  • Won the 2013, 2014, 2016 Japanese Super Cup with Sanfrecce Hiroshima.
  • Won the 2016-17 2. Bundesliga with VfB Stuttgart. 
  • Won the 2016 AFC U-23 Championship with Japan. 

Awards 

  • Won the 2015 J.League Rookie of the Year. 

Trivias About Takuma Asano You Need To Know.

  • Manager Arsene Wenger described him as "a talented young striker and very much one for the future".
  • His younger brother, Yuya is also a professional footballer currently playing for J1 League side Sanfrecce Hiroshima.
  • Takuma Asano was part of Japan’s squad that won a gold medal at the 2016 AFC U-23 Championship in Qatar.
  • Takuma Asano wears shirt number 11 for VfL Bochum 1848.
  • 2015 J.League Rookie of the Year.

Frequently Asked Questions About Takuma Asano.

Where was Takuma Asano born?

Takuma Asano was born in Komono, Japan.

What is the color of Takuma Asano's eye?

Takuma Asano eye color is Brown.

What is the color of Takuma Asano's hair?

Takuma Asano hair color is Brown.

What is the net worth of Takuma Asano?

The net worth of Takuma Asano is $5 Million.

What is the salary of Takuma Asano?

The salary of Takuma Asano is £1 Million.