Takumi Minamino

Takumi Minamino
南野 拓実

Minamino with FC Red Bull Salzburg in 2016
Personal information
Full name Takumi Minamino
Date of birth (1995-01-16) 16 January 1995
Place of birth Izumisano, Osaka, Japan
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Red Bull Salzburg
Number 18
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2015 Cerezo Osaka 64 (7)
2015– Red Bull Salzburg 57 (17)
National team
2011 Japan U17 4 (1)
2012– Japan U20 8 (5)
2015– Japan 1 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 01 December 2016.

Takumi Minamino (南野 拓実, born 16 January 1995) is a Japanese football player who plays as a forward for Austrian club FC Red Bull Salzburg.

Club career

Minamino made 62 J. League Division 1 appearances for Cerezo Osaka, playing alongside Diego Forlán, but the team were relegated in his final season. FC Red Bull Salzburg tracked him for a year and a half before signing him on 7 January 2015, on a contract running until 2018 with the option of a further year.[1]

He made his European debut on 26 February, playing the first half of a 13 home defeat (25 aggregate) to Villarreal in the second leg of the last 32 of the UEFA Europa League before being replaced by Felipe Pires.[2]

International career

He made his debut for Japan national football team in a friendly against Iran on 13 October 2015, coming as a substitute in 83rd minute.[3]

Career statistics


Last update: 30 November 2016

Club performance League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Japan J. League Division 1 Emperor's Cup League Cup Asia Total
2012Cerezo OsakaJ. League 1302100--51
Total 62742105728316
Austria Austrian Football Bundesliga Austrian Cup Europe Total
Total 52178300616721
Career total 1142412510513315037



Red Bull Salzburg


Japan U-23



  1. "TAKUMI MINAMINO INTERVIEW". Red Bull. 7 January 2015. Retrieved 3 April 2015.
  2. "Villarreal progress as Vietto vanquishes Salzburg". UEFA. 26 February 2015. Retrieved 3 April 2015.
  3. "Striker Minamino earns first call-up under Halilhodzic". japantimes. Retrieved 1 February 2016.
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