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Yuji Nishida

Facts About Yuji Nishida

Celebrated Name Yuji Nishida
Age 22 Years
Nick Name Yuji
Birth Name Yuji Nishida
Birth Date 2000-01-30
Gender Male
Profession Volleyball Player
Place Of Birth Mie, Japan
Birth Nation Japan
Nationality Japanese
Ethnicity Asian
Religion Christian
Race White
Horoscope Aquarius
Siblings 2
Marital Status Unmarried
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Volleyball career
Net Worth $5 million
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 87 kg (192 lb)
Body Type Athletic
Hair Color Dark brown
Eye Color Dark brown
Current Club Volley Callipo
Position Opposite Spiker
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Yuji Nishida is a versatile Japanese male volleyball player who currently plays for Volley Callipo in the Italian Volleyball League. He is well known for his time with JTEKT Stings, a Japanese volleyball club. He also plays for the Japanese national men's volleyball team. His impressive debut at the young age of 17 soon earned him a position in JTEKT's Starting 6, as well as Japan men's national volleyball team. He made his professional debut on 6th January 2018. He was one of the youngest players on the national team's roster. Yuji was named as a player in the Summer 2020 Olympics and he has also led the team finishing 7th place after 29 years, in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Additionally, Nishida had an official announcement on 9th August 2021 that he would transfer to play in the Italian Volleyball League for the Volley Callipo club in the 2021-2022 season.

Famous For

  • Being a Japanese male volleyball player.
  • For playing for Volley Callipo in the Italian Volleyball League.

Japanese volleyball player, Yuji Nishida

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What Nationality is Yuji Nishida?

Yuji Nishida was born on 30th January 2000 in Mie, Japan. He is of Japanese nationality and he belongs to Asian ethnicity. Likewise, his religion is Christian and his race is white. Yuji's present age is 22 which he celebrated recently on the 30th January of 2022 and as per his birthdate, his zodiac sign is Aquarius. He has not shared any details regarding his parents however we know that he has an older brother and an older sister.

What does Yuji Nishida do for a living?

  • Yuji Nishida conceived his career achieving a huge goal of winning the 29th All Japan Volleyball Tournament in Mie Prefecture in his fourth year of elementary school after which he became the captain and led the team to win the President's Cup of Mie Prefecture Club Volleyball Federation in his sixth year of elementary school.
  • Then he joined the junior high school club team 'NFO Ocean Star' and was selected for the U-14 team in the Hokusei district of Mie Prefecture in March 2013.
  • He was selected for the Mie Prefecture selection team in August of the same year and competed with teams from all over Japan in the Junior Olympic cup held in December.
  • He received the "Japan Young Club Volleyball Federation Award" as an outstanding player in that tournament.
  •  Nishida had a name in Japan's men's national under-19 volleyball team for competing in the 2017 Asian Boys' U19 Volleyball Championship in March 2017 and it was revealed in October 2017 that he received an offer from JTEKT Stings.
  • His V.League debut was on 6th January 2018, in a match against Sakai Blazers. Although they lost the match in straight sets, Nishida played an imposing role with 15 spikes, 10 runs scored, and a high attack decision rate of 66.7%. 
  • Then, he made an appearance against JT Thunders. Nishida scored 26 points, the most on the team, with a high attack decision rate of 56.4% again in a heated match that went to a full set against the powerful JT. The team lost the match by a set count of 2-3.
  • JTEKT finished 6th in the season and advanced to the "Final 6", but did not advance beyond that. They lost to the Panasonic Panthers and finished as runners-up, but Nishida received the Wakawashi Award, which is the Rookie of the Year award.
  • Yuji was called up to the Senior National team for the first time in April of the same year after graduation where he made his senior national team debut on 25th May 2018, in his first Nations League match in Rouen, France.
  • He competed in the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship, jointly hosted by Italy and Bulgaria in September.
  • JTEKT Stings stagnated in 7th place, out of the playoffs in the V.League 2018-2019 season. Yuji scored 570 points, ranking third in total points scored, behind two foreign contributors from other teams. 
  • As well, Nishida was selected to represent Japan for the second year in a row in April 2019 where he played a full game in 12 of 15 matches, and Japan finished 10th with 7 wins and 8 losses. 
  • The 2019 Asian Men's Volleyball Championship in Iran, which started on 13th September in the match against Australia at the semifinals was a loss and a win over Korea in the third-place match.
  • The following October, the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Cup was held in Japan and the opening match was with Italy which was a victory for Japan. Nishida scored 16 points.
  • In the final match against Canada, which ended the fruitful World Cup, Yuji delivered even bigger surprises to Japanese fans. At 8-9, behind by one point, Nishida spiked from the right and went back to serve.
  • Subsequently, he scored a total of 174 points in the tournament, placing him third overall in the best scorer rankings. He scored 29 service aces, the only player among the competitors to have more than 20. He was awarded "Best Server" and "Best Opposite" for his impressive performance.
  • Later he went on to lead his team to their first V.League title as the first game of the regular round against these champions is the last home game of the first leg (November 23).
  • On 29th February, the match took place and the championship has been out of reach since the team was founded. Yuji, who greatly contributed to the achievement of this long-cherished dream, won the titles of "High scorer" and "Serve Effectiveness Rate," which were fixed at the end of the regular round, as well as MVP.
  • He had a name in 2020 Japan's national team roster in February 2020, the team would participate in many competitions in 2020 which were held to prepare for the 2020 Summer Olympics.
  • December 2020, in the Japanese Emperor's Cup, JTEKT Stings finished at the 1st place of the competition by defeating Panasonic Panthers in 3-1 set. He made many scores for his team, 4 points from serving, 30 points from attacking, and 3 points from blocking.
  • For the V.League, JTEKT Stings ended this season at rank 4th with total of 34 matches, 23 wins and 11 losses. Yuji was the 2nd top scorer of this season, the 1st among Japanese players, with 899 points. His block number per set increased from 0.49 last season to 0.61 this season and he is the best scorer from serving.
  • Japan Volleyball Association (JVA) announced on 5th April 2021 that the Japanese national team roster for this season through the official website, competing for all tournaments in 2021, and Nishida was one of the rosters.
  • On 1st-2nd May, JVA hold "Volleyball Japan National Team International Friendly Match-Tokyo Challenge 2021", preparing for the 2020 Summer Olympics which be held in July, Yuji was the starting player of two matches.
  • He had a name in starting player of the red team on 8th in the "2021 Volleyball Men's National Team Red and White Match".
  • He also had the name in the 2021 FIVB Volleyball Men's Nations League Japanese team roster and Japan Volleyball Association announced on 21st June that the Japanese team roster for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Nishida had a name as one of the opposing hitters. he was the best scorer in the match that Japan beat Canada 3-1 set count, made 23 points.
  • In the match against Iran, the Japanese team needed to win to advance to the quarterfinals round, he made 30 points, made him be the best scorer of the match, and led the team to the next round after 29 years.
  • He became the first player of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics to break the 30-point scoring mark in the men's event and was the tenth player.
  • He had an official announcement on 9th August 2021 that he would transfer to play in the Italian Volleyball League for the Volley Callipo club in the 2021-2022 season.
  • His club had a schedule to face with Power Volley Milano on 3rd November, in which he would compete against Yuki Ishikawa, his compatriot which marked the first time that the Japanese player competed against each other in the Italian league.
  • Nishida led the team won over Revenna 3-0 on 14th November in the match against Consar RCM Ravenna and that made him become the top scorer and MVP of the match.
  • In the match against Volley Lube on 22nd November, he injured his left calf at the early of the second set, which took him out of the court. As a result, Yuji was unable to participate in the next game against BluVolley Verona.

Yuji Nishida in the shirt number 11

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Awards and Achievements

Individuals

  • 2018 FIVB Volleyball Men's Nations League 
  • 2018-2019 V.League 1 
  • 2018-2019 V.League 1 
  • 2018-2019 V.League 1 
  • 2019 FIVB Volleyball Men's Nations League
  • 2019 FIVB Volleyball Men's Nations League
  • 2019 Asian Men's Volleyball Championship
  • 2019 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Cup
  • 2019 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Cup 
  • 2019-2020 V.League 1 
  • 2019-2020 V.League 1 
  • 2019-2020 V.League 1  
  • 2019-2020 V.League 1 
  • 2019-2020 V.League 1 
  • 2020-2021 the Japanese Emperor's Cup  
  • 2020-2021 V.League 1 
  • 2020-2021 V.League 1 
  • 2020-2021 V.League 1  
  • 2020-2021 V.League 1 

Club teams

  • 2019-2020 V.League 1
  • 2020-2021 the Japanese Emperor's Cup 

Junior national team

  • 2017 Asian Boys' U19 Volleyball Championship  

National team

  • 2019 Asian Men's Volleyball Championship 

Is Yuji Nishida Dating Anyone?

Yuji Nishida is an unmarried man. There is not much about his private relation and girlfriend as he always maintains a distance in his personal life and media. Since he is still unmarried and single there isn't any chance of him being through a divorce. Concerning Yuji's sexual orientation, he is straight.

What is the Net worth of Yuji Nishida?

Yuji Nishida has a net worth of $5 million as of 2022. He also earns a fine amount of salary which is also in thousands of dollars per year. In February 2021, Nishida had entered a sports sponsorship agreement with Zamst which is a brand of athletic braces and care products. It was announced in October 2021 that he had signed a partnership with CLEVER, a Japanese protein brand. In addition, his major source of income is his volleyball player career.

How tall is Yuji Nishida?

Yuji Nishida is a handsome volleyball player who is 1.96 m tall. He has 87 kg of boy weight with an athletic body build. Yuji has dark brown hair and eyes color. He definitely has emerged as another teen sensation in the scene.

Did You Know?

  • He also plays for the Japanese national men's volleyball team.
  • He was one of the youngest players on the national team's roster.
  • He made his professional debut on January 6, 2018.
  • He was named as a player in the Summer 2020 Olympics.
  • He and Lim Sungjin both began their promising volleyball careers when they were under 19 years old.