Makoto Hasebe, the winner of the 2004 J. League Cup New Hero Award is set to make his 3rd FIFA World Cup appearance.
Makoto Hasebe was born on January 18, 1984, in Fujieda, Shizuoka, Japan. He briefly played with
Fujieda Higashi High School from 1991-2001.
Then after his high school graduation in 2002, Makoto commenced his senior career journey with the Urawa Red Diamonds.
As of 2018, Makoto Hasebe's net worth is under review, however, he is estimated to be enjoying the net worth of $3.8 million.
The jersey number 20 of Eintracht Frankfurt, Hasebe currently enjoys the annual salary of $1.38 million currently. Back in 2015, his salary was reported to be $800,000.
Makoto is the UNICEF Ambassador for Japan.
— Eintracht Frankfurt (@Eintracht) November 30, 2015
Currently, Makoto has kept his endorsement and property details undercover. As of June 5, 2018, Makoto Hasebe's market value is reported to be $1.19 million.
In 2002 after his graduation, Makoto Hasebe joined J1 League side Urawa Red Diamonds and in the 2003 season, Hasebe became a regular of their senior team. Soon his incredible game earned Hasebe the honor of 2004 J. League Cup New Hero Award.
With the Red Diamonds, Makoto won 2003 J. League Cup, 2006 J. League Division 1, 2006 Japanese Super Cup, and Emperor's Cup (2005, 2006) while playing till 2007 alongside the record of 12 goals in 149 appearances.
Well, in October 2007, the news of Makoto's signing with Serie A side A.C. Siena came in, but he penned a contract with VfL Wolfsburg in 2008 and later extended the contract to play for the club till 2012.
The first ever Japanese to play for the club, Makoto left Wolfsburg in 2013 contributing 5 goals in 135 appearances.
Makoto Hasebe sealed down the 3-year contract with 1. FC Nurnberg on September 2, 2013, but after playing 14 games without a score, he released the contract. Then on July 1, 2014, Hasebe joined Bundesliga club Eintracht Frankfurt.
— Eintracht Frankfurt (@Eintracht) July 14, 2015
With the team, Hasebe lifted the 2017–18 DFB-Pokal title, being the 5th for the club. His records stand 2 goals in 100 appearances with Frankfurt. His contract extension dues till 2019.
Hasbe made his International debut with the senior team on February 11, 2006, in a friendly match against the USA at AT&T Park and in 2008, he became friends with attacking midfielder Shinji Kagawa along with their victory in 2008 Kirin Cup.
Though he couldn't represent his nation in the 2006 FIFA World Cup, Makoto Hasebe later became the on-field captain for Japan National Team in the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
He also appeared for the National Team in the 2014 FIFA World Cup and now is set for his 3rd FIFA World Cup appearance. Hasebe has scored 2 International goals to date.
Makoto Hasebe stands 5ft 11 inches in height and weighs 72 kg. The Japanese National Team captain is married to his wife Arisa Sato, a Japanese model, and weathercaster. The couple walked down the aisle on July 9, 2016, after years of dating.
The couple reportedly started dating in 2013.
— unleashthegeek (@unleashthegeek) July 9, 2016
The couple is yet to share children and the married life with strong love and affection.