Yuya Osako was born on 18th May 1990, in Kaseda, Kagoshima, Japan. He belongs to Asian ethnicity and holds a Japanese nationality.
Back in 2017, Osako's market value was estimated at £4.95 million. Currently, his market value is calculated at £4.05 million as of 5th June 2018. He is the ambassador of Asics. Talking about his weekly salary, he earns around €40K. If it is calculated per annum then he earns €2,080,000 per year from his current club.
Examing his professional playing career, Osako's net worth combined with his assets as well as endorsement is assumed to be around $1 million.
Following his youth career, Yuya Osako played for Bansei SSS, Kagoshima Ikueikan Junior High School, and Kagoshima Josei High School.
On 1st January 2009, Osako was transferred to Kashima Antlers on a free transfer. Along with his team, he was awarded 2009 J. League Division 1, 2010 Emperor's Cup, 2011, 2012 J. League Cup, 2009, 2010 Japanese Super Cup and 2012, 2013 Suruga Bank Championship. He left the club in 2013 after scoring 40 goals in 139 appearances.
Osako was signed by TSV 1860 München on 6th January 2014, in a deal worth £450K. He netted 6 goals in 15 games before leaving the club. He moved to 1.FC Koln on 1st July 2014, with the transfer fee of £1.44 million. For the club, he scored 6 goals in 15 games.
Recently, on 1st July 2018, Osako was transferred to Werder Bremen in a deal worth £4.05 million. He has been honored with 2011 J.League Cup MVP and 2012 J.League Cup Top Scorer as well.
At the age of 22, Osako made his international debut with the Japan U20 team where he played seven games scoring 1 goal. Following that, he played 3 games for U21 and 5 for U22 netting 2 goals.
Osako earned his first senior cap with the coach, Alberto Zaccheroni on 21st July 2013, in a 3-3 draw against China at the East Asian Football Championship.
He scored his first goal on 25th July 2013, against Australia during the 2013 EAFF East Asian Cup. He has been capped26 times for his national team scoring 7 goals. He is the member of the Japan national team that won 2013 EAFF East Asian Cup.
Osako was called up for the for the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia along with Masaaki Higashiguchi, Kosuke Nakamura, and Tomoaki Makino. On 19th June 2018, they have been scheduled for the opening match against Colombia.
Currently 28, Osako stands 1.82m i.e. 5 feet 9 inches tall in his height and weighs around 70kg. He was married to Japanese fashion model Asami Miwa in 2014. Currently, Osako has not shared about his personal relationship. She attended at Otsuma Women's University.