Most appearances by a Japanese player in the European Champion Clubs’ Cup/UEFA Champions League (including qualifying)
32:
Shinji Kagawa (Dortmund, Manchester United)
31: Atsuto Uchida (Schalke)
19: Shunsuke Nakamura (Celtic)
11: Keisuke Honda (CSKA Moskva)
11: Shinji Ono (Feyenoord)
10: Yuto Nagatomo (Internazionale)
7: Junichi Inamoto (Arsenal, Galatasaray)
6: Makoto Hasebe (Wolfsburg)
6: Yuya Kubo (Young Boys)
6: Shinji Okazaki (Leicester)
6: Takayuki Suzuki (Genk)

Top-scoring Japanese players in the European Champion Clubs’ Cup/UEFA Champions League (including qualifying)
4: Shinji Kagawa (Dortmund, Manchester United)
3: Keisuke Honda (CSKA Moskva)
2: Yuya Kubo (Young Boys)
2: Shunsuke Nakamura (Celtic)
2: Shinji Ono (Feyenoord)
1: Mike Havenaar (Den Haag)
1: Junichi Inamoto (Arsenal, Galatasaray)
1: Daigo Kobayashi (Stabæk)
1: Takumi Minamino (Salzburg)
1: Shinji Okazaki (Leicester)
1: Atomu Tanaka (HJK Helsinki)
1: Atsuto Uchida (Schalke)


Atsuto Uchida playing for Schalke©Getty Images

Most appearances by Japanese players in UEFA club competition*
52: Shinji Kagawa (Dortmund, Manchester United)
40: Atsuto Uchida (Schalke)
33: Hidetoshi Nakata (Perugia, Roma, Parma, Bolton)
32: Shinji Ono (Feyenoord)
31: Takayuki Seto (Astra Giurgiu)
25: Yuto Nagatomo (Internazionale)
24: Yuya Kubo (Young Boys, Gent)
22: Hidetoshi Wakui (Nõmme Kalju)
22: Shinji Okazaki (Stuttgart, Mainz, Leicester)
21: Keisuke Honda (CSKA Moskva)

Keisuke Honda in action for CSKA


Keisuke Honda in action for CSKA©Getty Images

Top-scoring Japanese players in UEFA club competition*
11:
Shinji Kagawa (Dortmund, Manchester United)
5: Keisuke Honda (CSKA Moskva)
5: Junichi Inamoto (Arsenal, Fulham, Galatasaray)
5: Shinji Ono (Feyenoord)
5: Hidetoshi Wakui (Nõmme Kalju)
4: Hidetoshi Nakata (Perugia, Roma, Parma, Bolton)
4: Yuya Kubo (Young Boys)
4: Shinji Okazaki (Stuttgart, Mainz, Leicester)
3: Atomu Tanaka (HJK Helsinki)
2: Takumi Minamino (Salzburg)
2: Yuto Nagatomo (Internazionale)
2: Shunsuke Nakamura (Celtic)
2: Yuya Osako (Köln)
2: Takayuki Seto (Astra Giurgiu)
2: Naohiro Takahara (Hamburg, Eintracht)


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First Japanese player to win a UEFA trophy
Shinji Ono (Feyenoord 3-2 Borussia Dortmund, 2002 UEFA Cup)

*UEFA club competitions means European Champion Clubs’ Cup/UEFA Champions League, UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League, European/South American Cup, UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup, UEFA Super Cup and UEFA Intertoto Cup


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