Takumi Minamino

Takumi Minamino

Takumi Minamino
Quick Facts About Takumi Minamino
Celebrated Name Takumi Minamino
Age 29 years old
Nick Name 'the Scouse Samurai'
Birth Name Takumi Minamino
Birth Date 1995-01-16
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality Japanese
Place of Birth Izumisano, Osaka Prefecture
Horoscope Capricorn
Ethnicity Kinki ethnic group
Religion Shinto
Race Asian
Brother Kenta Minamino
High School Osaka-Kokoku High School
Girlfriend Yurina Yanagi
Sexualorientation straight
Marital Status Unmarried
Salary 3.9 million euros per year
Net Worth 6 million Euros
Height 5 ft 9 inches
Weight 67 Kg
Body Build/Type Athletic
Hair Color Black
Hair Style Curly
Eye Color Dark Brown
Active Years 2007-Present
Coach Jurgen Klopp
Current Team Liverpool
Team Played Cerezo Osaka, Red Bull Salzburg, Liverpool, Southampton
Position Attacking midfielder / Winger
Jersey Name Minamino
Jersey Number 18
  • Takumi Minamino is an a Japanese professional footballer. He is playing as an attacking midfielder or winger for Premier League club Southampton in a loan from Liverpool. The Young super talent is a  part of the Japan National Football team Making his international debut in a friendly match against Iran on 13 October 2015. 
  • He came into the spotlight after scoring a brilliant goal against Liverpool in the Champions League group match on October 3, 2019. 
  • It was from that match the Liverpool coach, Jurgen Klopp had become so interested in buying the talented man in his squad. After 2 months in December 2019, Liverpool agreed on the deal to sign Minamino from Salzburg and he was transferred to Liverpool in January 2020 after activating his £7.25 million release clause.
  • He is the first Japanese player to play for the club thus making another headline.

Takumi Minamino Japan Football Association

Takumi Minamino Biography

  • Takumi Minamino was born in the land of the rising sun, Japan. The rising star breathed his first breath 26 years ago in Izumisano, Osaka Prefecture and the year was 1995 January 16. People born on January 16 fall under the Zodiac sign of Capricorn, the Sea-Goat. Takumi Minamino is the 2184th most popular Capricorn. He holds Japanese nationality and belongs to Asian ethnicity. His parents raised him to adopt Shinto religious doctrines.
  • His family origin's from the Kinki ethnic group of Japan located in the Kansai Japanese region. The Kinki ethnic group occupies 11% of the national land area of Japan. He hails from a middle-class background family. His parents were like most citizens in the Japanese social hierarchy with little financial education. He grew up with his elder brother named Kenta Minamino.
  • He attended Osaka-Kokoku High School. A little Takumi was interested in playing ball than school and study. He began playing football at age 3 with his dad and big brother. Growing up, Minamino described himself as an "active child"

Takumi Minamino Girlfriend

  • Takumi has dated a number of gorgeous ladies. His latest romance partner surfaced on social media sites is Yurina Yanagi. Yurina Yanagi is a Japanese model & actress and was born in Osaka on Apr 19th, 1994. She is 8 months elder than Minamino. She started her acting career by winning the special award of the 'Smart Boys&Girlfriend' program in 2013. Yurina has been Minamino's girlfriend for almost one year. Minamino, who is also from Osaka, has dated her since last summer when he was still playing in Salzburg Redbull.
  • It's reported that Minamino was introduced by Yurina's sister Iroha and her sister's husband, Itadoko Yutaro. Yurina's office had confirmed the news in January and said in the statement, "work is still the priority for both Yurina and Minamino. Thanks for everyone's blessing."
  • Previously his name was connected with the beautiful girl named Reina back in 2014 when he was playing for J.League Division 1 in his native country. He started the relationship with Reina after breaking the relationship with his ex-girlfriend which goes by the name "Shiori". 

Takumi Minamino Salary & Net Worth

  •  In January 2020 the winger signed a contract with Liverpool that nets him a whopping salary of 3.9 million euros per year. This means the average man in the UK needs to work for at least 9.16 years to earn the same as "The Scouse Samurai" earns in only 1 month. 
  • This 25 years old Japanese international is worth 6 million Euros on the net. If any club decides to buy him, then he will cost about 12.5 million Euros. Liverpool paid up 8.5 million Euros for his services. 
  • The word phrase "Simple Living High Thinking" best suits this football star. He is a multi-millionaire rich guy but he chooses to live a simple life. We cannot see him buying an expensive house and driving a luxurious car.

Takumi Minamino Height, Weight & Body Size

  • The Asian guy stands at the height of 5 ft 9 inches. His height somehow suits the players of Liverpool because most Asians usually are way too much shorter than Westerners. But Takumi is a lucky guy to have 5 ft 9 inches in height. 
  •  He has a balanced bodyweight of 67 Kg. Like most football players, he has got an Athletic build body. We cannot see the tattoo material in his body parts. 
  • The yellow-skinned man has pair of Dark brown eyes. His curly black hairstyle best suits him providing a unique appearance to other players. 

Facts About Takumi Minamino

  • #1He was born two days after "The Great Henshin Earthquake" in Japan.
  • #2The meaning of Takumi is "Exploring and Fruiting by Himself"
  • #3His elder brother also played football competitively.
  • #4At the soccer school, Takumi met his best friend Sei Muroya.
  • #5He was able to watch the World Cup 2002 held in Japan.
  • #6His team played against Manchester United in 2013.
  • #7His football idol was Brazilian legend striker Ronaldo.
  • #8In October 2013, Minamino signed a sponsorship with Adidas.
  • #9He held the Guinness World Records for high fives in a minute.
  • #10He speaks German fluently.