Takumi Minamino- All about the professional soccer player of the Japanese national team


Takumi Minamino is a professional football player. He has been a member of French Ligue 1 club AS Monaco since June 28, 2022, and of the Japan national team since 2015. He plays attacking midfielder or winger for his club and Japan national team. He was born two days after the Great Hanshin Earthquake, which killed 6,434 people.

Quick Facts

First and last nameTakumi Minamino
First nameTakumi
Last nameminamino
ProfessionProfessional football player
Country of birthJapan
gender identityMale
Sexual orientationStraight ahead
Marital statusRelation
In a relationship withYurina Yanagi
Net value6000000
Height175 cm
Net value$6 million
Date of birth16.1995

Takumi Minamino’s girlfriend

Takumi is dating a beautiful woman named Yurina Yanagi. Her hometown is Japan. They have been together for over a year. However, they are not married. She works professionally as a model and actor. She is a model for well-known companies. She has also appeared in a number of movies. She has almost 130,000 followers on Instagram.

Professional journey

Takumi started playing football with Cerezo Osaka’s youth team when he was 12 years old. Red Bull Salzburg pursued him for over a year before signing him on January 7, 2015. He was a member of this club for four years. He participated with the team in several competitions and tournaments. He delivered an outstanding performance for the club. Takumi was signed by Liverpool in December 2019 after his $8.6 million release clause was triggered.

He was the first Japanese player to play for the club. He was loaned to Southampton on 1 February 2021. He was part of the squad for one Premier League season. Then, on November 20, 2021, he returned to Liverpool. He signed a four-year contract with AS Monaco on June 28, 2022. Takumi made his national team debut on October 13, 2015 in a friendly against Iran. He was selected for the Japan national team for the 2016 2016 Summer Olympics.

Will Takumi replace him at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar?

The Japan national team qualified for the 2022 FIFA World Cup by finishing second in the AFC third round Group B. Twenty-six men or players from their separate national teams will compete in the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Takumi Minamino was selected from the list of 26 players revealed by Japan national team management. As a result, he will participate in the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. He will play midfield for the Japanese national team in the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Takumi Minamino

His ambition was to play for a Premier League team.

Takumi said in an interview that playing in Europe was his desire. It was a great difficulty for Japanese players to compete in Europe. He worked tirelessly to achieve his goal. He polished talents that caught Liverpool’s attention. Takumi signed a deal with Liverpool when management saw his abilities. He was overjoyed to play in Europe with his ideal team. He said he was willing to take on any hurdles for the sake of his ambition and the team.

Net value

Takumi has a net worth of $6.2 million. He is now worth $12.9 million on the market. He was paid $15.5 million when he signed a four-year contract with Monaco FC.


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