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Takayuki Morimoto Player Profile

Takayuki Morimoto Player Profile
Takayuki Morimoto
Date of Birth:7 May 1988 (Age 29)
Place of Birth:Tokyo
Nationality: Japan
Height:183 cm.
Weight:75 Kg.
Squad Number:9
Takayuki Morimoto - Catania (Getty Images)
Morimoto debuted as a professional player before he graduated from junior high school in 2004. He played against Jubilo Iwata when he was 15 years, 10 months and six days old. This is a J-League record and he made another record two months later. He scored when he was 15 years, 11 months and 28 days old.

His potential was highly rated overseas too and he went to Catania in 2006.  

He has good speed and skill. and he became physically strong in Italy. And above all, he has a strong will to score in front of the goal. This WC could be a stage for him to show his ability to the world.

Did You Know?

In 2009. Milan striker Pato mentioned that Morimoto was one of the impressive young players in Serie A.