2006 Japan Player Jersey Home Ono #18
100% Authentic 2006 Japan National team home Player Issue jersey. Ono’s name and his number 18 are printed on the back. JFA badge and adidas logo are embroidered on the chest with “JAPAN vs BRAZIL JUN.22.2006” FIFA World Cup Germany match day printed. 3 lines on the shoulders are thin rubber printing. This is Formotion jersey. It is the same type of jersey players worn by players. Made in Japan, Adidas Japan licensed shirt.
Shinji Ono was one of the best Japanese young talented footballers called gold generation during 2000’s. He started his professional career for Urawa Red Diamonds in the J-League in 1998 and got a starter position soon after that. Ono was called up for a member of Japan National team squad for 1998 FIFA World Cup in France. Manager Takeshi Okada brought him on in the 79th minute at the final group stage game against Jamaica for Hiroshi Nanami. But he wasn’t able to help Japan win the last match.
Shinji joined Under 20 team in the following year and led the team to clinch a silver medal at the 1999 FIFA World Youth Championship in Nigeria.
After spending 3 seasons in Japan, he transferred to Feyenoord Rotterdam of the Dutch Eredivisie in 2001 and became the first Japanese player to win the UEFA CUP trophy. Feyenoord defeated the final match 3–2 to Borussia Dortmund in 2002.
Then Japan coach Philippe Troussier called up Shinji Ono in his squad for 2002 FIFA World Cup final, held in Japan and Korea. The Shizuoka born midfielder played every matches for his country and contributed to the first achievement to qualify for the round 16.
Ono also took part in the Japan National team for 2006 FIFA World Cup under the former Brazilian legend Zico. Samurai Blue was placed in the group F with Australia, Croatia and the Japan coach’s native country Brazil in this competition. The team failed to advance to the round 16 with losing 2 matches against Australia and Brazil and 1 draw with Croatia. Hidetoshi Nakata, Japanese superstar, announced his retirement from his professional career shortly after the final match in the group league. For Shinji, 2006 was the last World Cup, too.
After the tournament, Ono returned to his former club Urawa Red Diamonds. Then he moved to several clubs such as VfL Bochum, Shimizu S-Pulse, Western Sydney Wanderers and Consadole Sapporo.
Condition : Brand New with Tag
Material : Polyester 100%
Color : Blue
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