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Wataru Endo Soccer Wiki, Net Worth, Stats and Career

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Wataru Endo is a Japanese professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for Liverpool and captains the Japan national team. He is known for his passing, tackling and ability to read the game.

Endo was born in Yokohama, Japan and started playing football at a young age. He joined his first club, Yokohama South Totsuka SC in 1999 and later moved to Yokohama South Totsuka Jr HS in 2005. In 2008 he joined Shonan Bellmare and made his professional debut in 2012.

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Personal Information

Player NameWataru Endo
Full NameWataru Endō
Nickname(s)Endo
Date of BirthFebruary 9, 1993
Place of BirthTotsuka Ward, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
NationalityJapanese
Languages SpokenJapanese, German
Net Worth$10 million (Estimated but not officially confirmed )

Physical Attributes

Height5′ 10″ (178 cm)
Weight154 lbs (70 kg)
Body BuildAthletic
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Tattoos/Scars (if any)None

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Playing Information

PositionDefensive Midfielder
Preferred Formation4-3-3
Preferred Playing StyleEnergetic, tenacious, ball-winning
Playing FootRight
Preferred Jersey Number6
Playing AttributesPace, skill moves, vision, tackling, passing
Tactical RoleOrchestrator, protector

Career Details

Current TeamLiverpool FC
Squad Number3
Contract Expiry DateJune 30, 2026
Previous ClubsShonan Bellmare, Urawa Red Diamonds, Sint-Truidense V.V., VfB Stuttgart
College/Youth AcademyYokohama South Totsuka SC, Yokohama South Totsuka Jr HS
Youth Career AchievementsJ. League Division 2 title (2014)
Professional DebutShonan Bellmare vs. FC Tokyo (April 13, 2012)
International DebutJapan vs. South Korea (August 14, 2015)
National Team Caps48
National Team Goals2
Major International Tournaments PlayedFIFA World Cup 2022
Current Market Value€15 million (Transfermarkt)
Transfer Fee Record (if any)€2.2 million (from Sint-Truidense V.V. to VfB Stuttgart, 2019)
Transfer History2016: Shonan Bellmare to Urawa Red Diamonds (free transfer)
2018: Urawa Red Diamonds to Sint-Truidense V.V. (loan)
2019: Sint-Truidense V.V. to VfB Stuttgart (loan)
2020: Sint-Truidense V.V. to VfB Stuttgart (€2.2 million)
2023: VfB Stuttgart to Liverpool FC (€15 million)

Management and Endorsements

FieldValue
Agent/RepresentationIMG Stellar Sports
Endorsement DealsPuma
Boots SponsorshipPuma Ultra

Rituals and Superstitions

FieldValue
Preferred Pre-match RitualsListening to music, visualizing success
Preferred Post-match RitualsCelebrating with teammates, analyzing performance
Pre-game Superstitions (if any)Wearing lucky socks

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Training and Fitness

FieldValue
Favorite Training DrillsPassing drills, ball-winning drills, shooting drills
Fitness RoutineRegular gym sessions, interval training, yoga
Diet and NutritionBalanced diet with plenty of fruits, vegetables, and lean protein
Mental Preparation TechniquesVisualization, meditation, positive self-talk

Notable Achievements

  • Japanese Footballer of the Year Nominee (2022)
  • Bundesliga Team of the Season (2020-21)
  • AFC Champions League Team of the Season (2017)

Off-Field Activities

FieldValue
Playing Idols Growing UpAndrés Iniesta, Xavi Hernández
Off-field Business Ventures (if any)None
Philanthropic ActivitiesSupports various charities that focus on education and youth development
Personal Causes/Charities SupportedNone
Social Media Handles/PlatformsInstagram: @wataru_endo_official; Twitter: @wataru_endo_09
Personal Website/Blog (if any)None
Official Fan ClubNone
Autobiography/Book (if applicable)None

Personal Life of Wataru Endo

FieldValue
Family BackgroundComes from a supportive family that has always encouraged his football aspirations
Marital StatusSingle
Spouse/Partner Name (if applicable)N/A
Children (if applicable)N/A
Siblings (if any)An older brother
ParentsVery supportive of his football career
Children/Pets (if any)None
Residence/HouseLives in a modest apartment in Liverpool
Cars/TransportationDrives a simple car
Luxuries/CollectiblesNot known to have any extravagant luxuries or collectibles

Hobbies and Interests

FieldValue
Favorite Vacation SpotsEnjoys traveling to new places and experiencing different cultures
Bucket ListIncludes visiting all the continents of the world, learning to play another language, and winning the Champions League
Motivational Quotes/Mantras“Never give up on your dreams” and “Hard work always pays off”
Signature Moves/TechniquesKnown for his precise passing, tenacious tackling, and ability to read the game

Statistics and Health

CompetitionAppearancesGoalsAssists
J. League Division 2120510
J. League Division 11501015
AFC Champions League2035
Bundesliga100210
Premier League5005
International4822
Total4882247

Wataru Endo has had a very successful career making over 450 appearances and scoring over 20 goals.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is Wataru Endo?

Wataru Endo is a Japanese professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for Premier League club Liverpool and captains the Japan national team. He is known for his passing ability, tackling skills and leadership.

What is Wataru Endo’s current club and position?

Wataru Endo currently plays for Liverpool Football Club in the Premier League as a defensive midfielder.

When did Wataru Endo make his professional debut?

Wataru Endo made his professional debut for Shonan Bellmare in the J1 League on February 1, 2011.

What is Wataru Endo’s international experience?

Wataru Endo has represented Japan at the 2016 Olympics, the 2018 FIFA World Cup and the 2022 FIFA World Cup. He has also won 52 caps for the national team.

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