Shinji Kagawa Biography

( 1989 - )

Facts of Shinji Kagawa

Date of Birth: 1989, March 17
Age: 29 years old
Birth Nation: Japan
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Birth Sign:: Acer
Birth Name Shinji Kagawa
Famous Name Shinji Kagawa
Nationality Japanese
Ethnicity White
Salary $9 million
Net Worth $25 million
Girlfriend Ameri Ichinose
Currently Married N/A

Shinji Kagawa is a professional Japanese footballer who plays for German Club Borussia Dortmund. He also plays in the Japan National Team. He is an attacking midfielder. He started his football career with Cerezo Osaka. He also played for Manchester United. He is a huge nightmare for his opponents.

Shinji Kagawa's Early Life and Career

He was born on 17 March 1989 in Tarumi-ku, Kobe, Hyogo, Prefecture. He is Japanese by his nationality. His ethnicity is Asian. His horoscope is Pisces.

At the age of five, Shinji Kagawa started playing football. He played for Marino football club from 1994 to 1999 and Kobe NK Football Club from 1999 to 2001. He also played for FC Miyagi Barcelona in Sendai from 2001 to 2005. He was the first Japanese footballer who agreed in a professional contract before graduating from high school.

Professional Career of Kagawa

Kagawa started his professional career with Cerezo Osaka. He played from 2006 to 2010. He made 55 goals in 125 appearances while playing with Cerezo Osaka. In summer of 2010, he was picked by Borussia Dortmund. In 49 appearances, he managed to score 21 goals for his team. He also played for Manchester United from 2012 to 2014. He scored 6 goals as a midfielder while playing for Manchester United.

On 31 August 2014, he returned to Borussia Dortmund and agreed for a contract until 30 June 2018. He made his senior Intl. debut on 24 May 2008. He was also honored with Asian International Footballer of the Year in 2012. 

He was included in the 23 man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia and played against Colombia in the opening game. He scored a goal from the spot kick in the 6th minute after a foul from Carlos Sanchez.

Personal Life and Kagawa

Shinji Kagawa is technically gifted and has great control of his game. He is a versatile attacking midfielder and has a great composure on a football. His passing and dribbling skills are really worth to watch for the upcoming players.

As of 2015, he was not involved in any affair. He does not have a girlfriend. He neither received any limelight for his hooks up or breakups. Currently, he is in an intimate relationship with Ameri Ichinose who is a Japanese porn star. Recently there was a rumor that he had celebrated his marriage with his girlfriend Ameri Ichinose already.

He celebrated marriage in presence of family. His close relatives and friends were also invited to the wedding event. However, they did not officially announce the news.

In 2014, he dated Margaret Natsuki, who is a TV presenter and model in Japan. They met during the interview in which Margaret was interviewing him. Earlier in 2012, he dated a pornstar named Ameri Ichinose.

He is the single child of his parents.

He does not have any siblings. His favorite brand is FIFA. He also endorsed for Adidas and Audi. 

Shinji Kagawa is one of the recognizable faces of the football world. He has praiseworthy career earnings. As of 2016, his salary is $9 million. His estimated net worth is around $25 million. He collected huge fan following from his terrific performance. His fans are from around the globe that follows him on Twitter and Instagram. He also uploads his post and status on Facebook.

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