Yoshinori Muto

John Max 19 Jun,2018

Facts of Yoshinori Muto

Birth Name
Yoshinori Muto
Famous Name
Yoshinori Muto
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Caps : 24 Rank : 310 Squad No : 13

Football Player

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Career & Net worth

Net Worth
$2 million
Currently Club
Japan national football team and Newcastle United


Affair with

The Japanese professional footballer, Yoshinori Muto is currently playing as striker or winger for Japan national football team and English club Newcastle United. Previously, he played for the clubs like Mainz 05 and FC Tokyo. 



Talking about his weekly salary, Yoshinori Muto earns around £54,000. If it is calculated per annum then he earns £2,808,000 per year from his current club.

Yoshinori Muto Salary and Net worth

As of 2019, Yoshinori Muto has an estimated net worth over $2 million, mostly earned through his football career. Muto's current weekly wage is reported to be £54,000 and earns £2,808,000 as base salary. As of May 2018, Newcastle United have put down €20 million to complete signing on him.

Apart, he adds the decent sum to his net worth endorsement deal with various brands including Adidas. He uses the shoe model of NEMEZIZ 18+ Energy Mode since May 28, 2018. His current market value is estimated to be around €10 million as of December 2018.

Yoshinori Muto's Personal Life

Yoshinori Muto stands with the height of 5 feet 10 inches and has the weight of 159 Ibs i.e. 72kg.  He is active on Social networking sites that includes Instagram with 39.2K followers. He posts the picture of his mom on the occasion 55th birthday of his mom.

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Happy 55th Birthday mom!!!! I wish you good health for many years to come

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The 25-year footballer seems to be living a single life. Muto has kept his personal life quiet and tide. He seems to be busy developing his football career rather than spending much time on his relationship.

Even being such a prominent player, Yoshinori Muto often keeps his personal life under shade. Moreover, he has n’t shared anything about his personal life on social media so it is hard to find out whether he is already married or dating someone.

Yoshinori Muto Bio and Early Life

Yoshinori Muto was born on 15th July 1992, in Setagaya, Tokyo, Japan. Muto belongs to Asian ethnicity and holds a Japanese nationality.

Muto went to the Faculty of Economics of Keio University where he was kept playing football, for Keio's team and graduated in March 2015.

Yoshinori Muto Professional Career

Yoshinori Muto began his football career as a striker at the youth team of FC Tokyo in 2008, where he remained for two years. Following that, he played for Junior squad of Keio University.

In 2013, Muto was promoted to the main squad of FC Tokyo as a "special Designated Player", an option that allows J League clubs to field university players without a professional contract.

Later Muto signed his first professional contract with the team in 2014 and took number 14 Jersey. During his first season, he scored 13 goals in 33 appearances and became the top debut record in the Japanese first division. He was awarded March’s MVP (player of the Month) in the JLeague in April 2015.

Yoshinori Muto is currently playing for 1.FSV Mainz 05 as a forward. He signed with the team on 1st July 2015, in a deal worth £2.52 million.

Muto scored his first hat-trick in his career against FC Augsburg on 31st October and became the second Japanese footballer behind Naohiro Takahara to scored a hat-trick in the Bundesliga. The game was ended in a 3-3 tie.

PRO Profil GmbH is the agent of Yoshinori Muto.

Yoshinori Muto International Career

Yoshinori Muto made his international debut replacing Yusuke Minagawa, on 5th September 2014, in a friendly match against Suarez's Uruguay, where they lost by 0-2.

He scored his first goal in a 2-2 tie against Venezuela as a substitute. He played all of Japan's matches at the 2015 AFC Asian Cup as a substitute, where they defeat to U.A.E. in the quarter-finals.

In May 2018, Muto was named Japan's squad for the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia along with Keisuke Honda, and Masaaki Higashiguchi. Their 2018 FIFA World Cup first match is against Colombia on 19th June 2018.



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