2017 Japan Player Limited Jersey Home Kagawa #10
100% Authentic 2017 Japan National team player limited home jersey. Borussia Dortmund play maker, Kagawa’s name and his number 10 are printed on the front and back. Made in China, Adidas Japan licensed adizero player issue jersey. This design is the reissue model of 1998 version with flames on the both sleeves. Samurai Blue players are going to wear this jersey only at the Kirin Cup international friendly match against Syria on June 7th, 2017, which is held in Tokyo Stadium.
Shinji Kagawa singed Cerezo Osaka at the age of 17. He secured a regular position in 2007 and contributed the team’s promotion to J1 with becoming the top score for the 2009 season. After the 2010 World cup, Japanese play maker moved to Borussia Dortmund. His outstanding performance helped his side win the twice Bundesliga titles in a low.
After the 2012 DFB Cup final against Bayern Munich, it was unveiled that Kagawa was going to join Manchester United next season. Shinji became the first Asian player to achieve a hat-trick in the Premier League. But He was struggling to be picked up as a starting 11 and spent disappointed season ahead of 2014 World Cup.
Japan coach Alberto Zaccheroni named Shinji Kagawa for 2014 World Cup Japan National team squad. He was one of the key players along with Keisuke Honda, Yuto Nagatomo, Shinji Okazaki and Makoto Hasebe. But Samurai Blue was eliminated from the 2014 World Cup at the group stage with only one point from three games. Kagawa wasn’t able to inspire Japan to the victory.
After the biggest disappointment at the tournament in Brazil, Shinji Kagawa returned to his former club, Borussia Dortmund ahead of 2014-2015 season. On his second debut match against Freiburg, the former Manchester United midfielder set up an assist and scored a goal for Dortmund.
In January 2015, AFC Asian Cup was held in Australia. Kagawa was named man of the match in the group stage game against Jordan. Samurai Blue qualified to the Quarter finals. However, Reigning champions Japan were knocked out of the tournament at round 16 by United Arab Emirates. Keisuke Honda and Shinji Kagawa missed spot kicks in a penalty shootout after 1-1 draw game.
Shinji has been the core of the national side for years. But he doesn’t have enough chances to play at his club team, Borussia Dortmund in 2016-2017 season. Japan coach Vahid Halilhodzic decided he leave Kagawa out of the lineup for the 2018 World Cup qualifier against Saudi Arabia. He is in a difficult situation at the club and the Japan national team.
Condition : Brand New with Tag
Material : Polyester 100%
Color : Blue
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