Takehiro Tomiyasu Height, Age, Net Worth

Quick Info Takehiro Tomiyasu :

NameTakehiro Tomiyasu
Date of BirthNovember 5, 1998
Age (2024)26 Years
HomeTownFukuoka, Fukuoka,
Height6ft 2in
ProfessionJapanese professional footballer
Current TeamArsenal F.C. (#18 / Defender), Japan national football team (#16 / Defender), Japan
Net Worth6-7 Million USD

Who is Takehiro Tomiyasu ?

Takehiro Tomiyasu, born on November 5, 1998, is a Japanese professional footballer renowned for his versatility and defensive process. He currently plies his trade as a defender for the Premier League giants, Arsenal, as well as representing the Japan national team. Though predominantly a full-back, Tomiyasu showcases his adaptability by seamlessly transitioning into the role of a center-back when required.

Takehiro Tomiyasu
Takehiro Tomiyasu

Tomiyasu’s football journey commenced at Avispa Fukuoka, where his talent quickly caught the eye of scouts. Despite early aspirations to join FC Barcelona’s youth academy, he found his home at Avispa Fukuoka. Starting as a midfielder before eventually settling into a center-back role, Tomiyasu’s dedication and skill earned him recognition, including being named in the Best Eleven during the JFA Premier Cup.

His impressive performances at Avispa Fukuoka led to overseas opportunities, first with Belgian club Sint-Truiden and later with Italian side Bologna. Tomiyasu’s tenure in Europe saw him mature as a player, earning accolades such as Sint-Truiden’s Player of the Year and becoming a mainstay in Bologna’s defense.

In 2021, Tomiyasu made a significant move to Arsenal, marking his entry into the prestigious Premier League. Despite limited appearances in his debut season, Tomiyasu’s potential and impact were evident, hinting at a promising future with the Gunners.

Facts about Takehiro Tomiyasu :

  • Takehiro Tomiyasu is a Japanese professional footballer who plays as a defender for Premier League club Arsenal and the Japan national team.
  • Primarily a full-back, he can also be deployed as a centre-back.
  • Born in Fukuoka, Japan, Tomiyasu was scouted at a young age and impressed at a Barcelona Soccer Camp trial.
  • Despite initial interest, a move to Barcelona’s academy fell through.
  • Tomiyasu began his professional career at Avispa Fukuoka in Japan.
Takehiro Tomiyasu
Takehiro Tomiyasu
  • He initially played in midfield before switching to center-back.
  • Tomiyasu captained Avispa Fukuoka’s youth system and impressed at the JFA Premier Cup.
  • In 2018, he made his move abroad to Belgian club Sint-Truidense.
  • After recovering from injury, Tomiyasu became a regular starter for Sint-Truidense.
  • He won the club’s Player of the Year award in his second season there.
  • In 2019, Tomiyasu was signed by Italian Serie A side Bologna.
  • He quickly established himself as a starter at right back for Bologna.
  • Tomiyasu scored his first goal for Bologna in July 2020 with his left foot.
  • Injuries limited his playing time towards the end of the 2019-20 season.
  • Ahead of the 2020-21 season, Tomiyasu began playing more as a center-back.
  • Struggles in the center-back position led to criticism from the Italian media.
  • Tomiyasu returned to form after switching back to right back later in the season.
  • He scored two goals in Serie A during the 2020-21 season.
  • In August 2021, Tomiyasu joined Premier League club Arsenal.
  • He has established himself as a key player for Arsenal’s defense.

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