Masaaki Higashiguchi

Rob 13 Jun,2018

Facts of Masaaki Higashiguchi

Birth Name
Masaaki Higashiguchi
Famous Name
Masaaki Higashiguchi
Birth Date
Currently Married


Career & Net worth

Currently Club
National Team of apan and Gamba Osaka


Currently Married

An international soccer player Masaaki Higashiguchi currently plays as a goalkeeper for the National football team of Japan and Japanese professional football club Gamba Osaka.

Previously he played for Albirex Niigata. Higashiguchi's annual salary is €364K and earns around €7,000 on a weekly basis.

Masaaki Higashiguchi's Early Life

Masaaki Higashiguchi was born on 12th May 1986, in Takatsuki, Osaka, Japan. He was born in Japan which grants him a Japenese nationality. From his young age, he was passionate about football. Hence, leading him to a footballing career. 

Net Worth of Masaaki Higashiguchi

Back in 2017, Higashiguchi's market value was estimated at €1.35 million. Currently, his market value is reported to be €1.25 million as of 5th January 2018. He is the ambassador of Puma. So, he should earn around $90,000 per annum.  

Higashiguchi's annual salary for his current club, Osaka is estimated to be around €364,000 with a weekly wage of €7K. Even if his net worth is not given, it should not be less than thousands of dollars.

Masaaki Higashiguchi's Career

At the age of 13, Masaaki Higashiguchi began his football career as a youth player at Gamba Osaka. He played for around two-years with the youth academy. Following this, he played for the youth team of Rakunan High School, Fukui University of Technology, and the Niigata University of Management.

Senior Career

Higashiguchi was transferred to the main team of Albirex Niigata from youth team of Niigata University of Management on 1st January 2009. He left the club in 2013, after making 84 appearances.

Higashiguchi is currently playing for Gamba Osaka since 2014. He moved to the club on 1st January 2014, while his market value was estimated at €1 million. In his first season with the team, he played a total of 50 games. He has so far played 146 games but has gone scoreless.

Masaaki Higashiguchi is the member of the team that won 2014 J. League Division 1, Emperor's Cup (2014, 2015), 2014 J.League Cup, and 2015 Japanese Super Cup.

National Career

Japan's coach Vahid Halilhodzic invited him for the 2015 EAFF East Asian Cup on 23rd July 2015. He earned his first international cap with the coach Vahid Halilhodzic on 9th August 2015, in a 1-1 draw against China at the 2015 EAFF East Asian Cup. He has been capped four times for National Team of Japan.

The Japanese playmaker set to star at this summer's World Cup in Russia alongside Naomichi Ueda, Wataru Endo, and Gaku Shibasaki. On May 2018, he was named in Japan’s preliminary team for the FIFA World Cup 2018.

Personal Life

Currently, 32 Higashiguchi stands at the height of 1.84m, i.e., 6 feet and weighs around 78 kg. He is active on Social networking sites that includes Instagram with 33.1K followers, where he often posts snaps with his niece.

As of now, Higashiguchi's name has not been linked with any lady as well as there is no news and rumors of his past and present relationships.


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So far, Higashiguchi hasn't posted any picture of a girl on his social networking who might be his girlfriend. As per our record, Higashiguchi is possibly single and unmarried.


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