Kengo Nakamura is a Japanese retired professional footballer who played as a midfielder. A one-club man, Nakamura signed with Kawasaki Frontale in 2003 and helped the then J2 outfit earn promotion back to the top flight in 2004, and became a fixture in the ambitious Frontale side that finished second in the J1 League in 2006, 2008 and 2009. He was named club captain for the first time in 2012, and in the same season lead the league in assists with 13. In 2016, at the age of 36, Nakamura was named both J League MVP and Japanese Footballer of the Year, becoming the oldest recipient of either award. The following season, he was a part of the Kawasaki side that won the J1 League for the first time in the club's history. He would win two more J1 League titles in 2018 and 2020, as well as a domestic double of the Japanese Super and J League Cups in 2019 before retiring at the end of the 2020 season after 17 years and over 500 appearances for the club.
|Twitter:||Kengo Nakamura's Twitter profile|
About Kengo Nakamura
Japanese soccer player best known as a midfielder for Kawasaki Frontale, where he began playing in 2003. He has also represented Japan at tournaments like AFC Asian Cup and FIFA World Cup.
Kengo Nakamura Before Fame
He was born in Kodaira, Tokyo and earned a Bachelor's degree from Chuo University.
Achievement of Kengo Nakamura
He was named to the J-League Team of the Year each year from 2006 to 2010.
Kengo Nakamura Family Life
He married a woman named Kazuo.
Associations of Kengo Nakamura
He played alongside, Shunsuke Nakamura, who happens to share his last name, at the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
Information related to Kengo Nakamura
- J.League MVPs
- Chuo University alumni
- Kawasaki Frontale players
- Japan international footballers