Masaaki Higashiguchi

Masaaki Higashiguchi
Personal information
Full name Masaaki Higashiguchi
Date of birth (1986-05-12) 12 May 1986
Place of birth Takatsuki, Osaka, Japan
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Gamba Osaka
Number 1
Youth career
1999–2001 Gamba Osaka
2002–2004 Rakunan High School
2005–2006 Fukui University of Technology
2007–2008 Niigata University of Management
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2013 Albirex Niigata 84 (0)
2014– Gamba Osaka 102 (0)
National team
2015– Japan 1 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 6 November 2016.

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 9 August 2015

Masaaki Higashiguchi (東口 順昭 Higashiguchi Masaaki, born 12 May 1986) is a Japanese footballer who currently plays for Gamba Osaka.

International career

On 23 July 2015, Japan's coach Vahid Halilhodžić called him for the upcoming 2015 EAFF East Asian Cup.[1] He debuted against China, in the last match of the tournament.

Club career statistics

As of 6 November 2016[2]
Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Other1 Total
Club Season League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Japan League Emperor's Cup League Cup Asia Total
Niigata University of Management 2008 -10---10
Total -10---10
Albirex Niigata 2009J1 000010--10
2010 2502050--320
2011 1400000--140
2012 2400040--280
2013 2100000--210
Total 84020100--960
Gamba Osaka 2014J1 34060100--500
2015 340401012040550
2016 34000105010410
Total 1020100120170501460
Career total 1860130220170502430

1 includesJ. League Championship and Japanese Super Cup appearances.


Gamba Osaka


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