Yanmar Stadium Nagai

 
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* Address: 1-1 Nagai-koen, Osaka
* Country: Japan
* Capacity: 47,000
* Opened: 1964
* Main use: Football
* Tenants: Cerezo Osaka (football)

Extra stadium info – Yanmar Stadium Nagai

In 2002, the stadium hosted FIFA World Cup matches of England, Japan, Nigeria, Senegal, Tunisia and Turkey. Tenants Cerezo Osaka were founded in 1957 under a different name. They won the Japanese top-flight football league various times. Shinji Kagawa, one of the first Asian football players with 1 million followers on his main social media page, is one of their former players. In 2008, he played its first game for the national football team of Japan. Kagawa left Cerezo Osaka for the German side Borussia Dortmund in 2010. He won the German top-flight football league twice during his first two years with Borussia Dortmund. One year later, Shinji Kagawa won the Premier League with the English football club Manchester United.

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