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Hiroki Sakai
CLUB:
Olympique de Marseille
POSITION:
DF
DATE OF BIRTH:
12/4/1990
NATIONALITY:
Japanese
PLACE OF BIRTH:
Nagano, Japan
HEIGHT:
185cm
WEIGHT:
75Kg
FOOT:
Right
WEB SITE:
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INTRODUCTION

Hiroki Sakai is experienced international player, now plays for Marseille.

The 185cm right back uses the dynamic overlap and the high-speed cross that made use of speed and physical as weapons, and is also good at air battle.

He represented the country in several major tournaments, such as 2014 FIFA World Cup and 2012 London Olympic Games, reached semi-final.
Hiroki spent his teenage time at Kashiwa Reysol Academy teams, and promoted to the professional department in 2009.

In 2011, Kashiwa won J League title, just after promotion from division 2. Hiroki was featured as a driving force for Kashiwa in right back, honored best 11 and best young player award at that season.

At that time he started attracting some European clubs. He earned the first cap for the national team at October 2011, also played 4 matches in FIFA Club World Cup and scored in the semi final match against South American champion, Santos FC.

In the summer of 2012, Hiroki moved to Hannover 96, spent 4 seasons with the German club and moved to French giant, Olympic Marseille in July 2016. 

He grabbed the right back position, and has been in regular line up.

CLUB STATISTICS
Season Club Competition Matches Goals
2009 KASHIWA REYSOL

J.League Division1

0

0

2010 KASHIWA REYSOL

J.League Division2

The Emperor's Cup

9

3

1

0

2011 KASHIWA REYSOL

J.League Division1

J.League Yamazaki Nabisco Cup

The Emperor's Cup

FIFA Club World Cup

27

2

2

4

0

0

0

1

2012 KASHIWA REYSOL

J.League Division1

AFC Champions League

15

7

1

2

2012/13 HANNOVER 96

Bundesliga

DFB-Pokal

UEFA Europa League

13

1

2

0

0

0

2013/14 HANNOVER 96

Bundesliga

DFB-Pokal

26

2

1

0

2014/15 HANNOVER 96

Bundesliga

DFB-Pokal

27

2

0

0

2015/16 HANNOVER 96

Bundesliga

DFB-Pokal

26

2

1

0

2016/17 OLMPIC MARSEILLE

Ligue 1

Coupe de la Ligue

Coupe de France

35

2

3

0

0

0

NATIONAL TEAM

38 International "A" Matches


FIFA World Cup 2014

FIFA Confederations Cup 2013

Olympic Football Tournament 2012


TITLES
Club 2010

J.League Division2

2011

J.League Division1

J1 League Best Eleven

J1 League Best Young Player

2012

FUJI XEROX SUPER CUP