Maya Yoshida

Inside Biography

Maya Yoshida is the name of a Japanese Professional footballer is plays for Premier League club Southampton as a center back. Prior to landing to Southampton, he played for VV-Venlo (2010-2012) and Nagoya Grampus (2007-2009). He is a skilled and talented player. He plays from the current team of English Club Southampton F.C wearing jersey No.3 and from the Japan National Football Team as a Defender. There is no record of his Salary however his market value is of worth 4.500.000 Euros.

Early Life And Education Of Maya Yoshida 

Maya Yoshida was born in the year 1988 August 24 at Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan. He was born and brought up in Japan where he finished his schooling. He belongs to Asian ethnicity and holds a Japanese nationality. 

His mother’s name is Akiko Yoshida and has a sibling named Honami Yoshida.

Maya Yoshida's Career

Maya Yoshida started his youth career from Nagoya Grampus in the year 2001. After being promoted in the senior team, he made his professional debut from the same team in the year 2007. From the team, he appeared in 71 matches with 5 goal scores so far. He remained in the club till 2009.

In 2010, Maya Yoshida moved to the club VVV- Venlo where he appeared in 54 matches bagging 5 goals. His career took a boost after he joined with Southampton. He joined with this club in the year 2012. It has been nearly 2 years that he is playing from the club. He has appeared in 40 matches with a goal score from the team till date.

Maya is playing in the National Football Team of Japan since 2010 from 2011 AFC Asian Cup qualifier matches. He also has the experience of playing in under23 Japan National Football Team. He was in this Team from 2008 till 2012. He played in 13 matches from this under 23 team and 35 matches from the first team of Japan National Football Team bagging 2 goals for the nation.

Maya does not have a very good international reputation. However, Maya Yoshida is in the cover of FIFA 2014 next to Lionel Messi. Since the club made the partnership with Electronic Arts Inc., Maya Yoshida is featured on the Japanese cover of the new game. Maya feels proud and is very happy when he found out about this.

Maya Yoshida's Net Worth 

As per some online sources, Yoshida has an annual salary of € 3.2 million with weekly pay of €63,000 which he gets through his current club Southampton. As of 2018, he has an estimated net worth of £6.30 million. Moreover, Yoshida's net worth is a s sumed to be more than $10 million.

Apart from his club contract, he also earns good sum through his endorsement deal with Japanese sports equipment, as well as a sportswear, Mizuno.

Maya Yoshida's Personal Life 

He owns the height of 189 cm and body weight of 78 Kg. There is no other information regarding his personal life which includes his relationship status as well.

The agent of this player is not available. He is a right-footed player. He is energetic and has got the strength to keep him durable in the game. Maya’s biggest plus point in the game is his concentration. His concentration on the match leads him to catch up the pace in the game.

He has got vision and instinct in the game. He is good at pa s sing and shooting. However, he needs to work on his dribbling capability to hold on to the ball. His crossings also need to be improved for better performance in the game.

by sahra, 12 Jun, 2014

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