Hidetoshi Nakata

Nakata in 2012
Nakata training with Japan at the 2006 World Cup
Nakata (middle) at a fashion event in Tokyo, November 2016

Japanese former professional footballer who played as a midfielder.

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Shonan Bellmare

Japanese professional football club based in Hiratsuka, in the west of Kanagawa Prefecture, part of the Greater Tokyo Area.

Hidetoshi Nakata, who won the Asian Cup Winners' Cup trophy in 1996

Hidetoshi Nakata joined the team in 1995 and they also successfully recruited Brazilian-born Wagner Lopes and influential Korean international Hong Myung-bo.

A.C. Perugia Calcio

Professional football club based in Perugia, Umbria, Italy, that competes in the.

The progress of Perugia in the Italian football league structure since the first season of a unified Serie A (1929–30).
Perugia in 1933–34
Perugia in 1974–75

The next six seasons saw Perugia hold their own in Serie A with foreign imports including the Japanese international Hidetoshi Nakata in 1998.

Edwin van der Sar

Dutch football executive and former professional player who is currently the chief executive of AFC Ajax, with whom he began his senior playing career in the early 1990s; he is considered to be a member of the club's golden generation and was part of the Ajax team that won the UEFA Champions League in 1995.

Van der Sar at the 2015 Web Summit, Dublin
Van der Sar at Fulham.
Van der Sar in action for Manchester United.
Van der Sar playing for Manchester United during the 2010–11 season
Van der Sar at Euro 2008.
Van der Sar in training with the Netherlands prior to Euro 2008.
Van der Sar speaking at the 2015 Web Summit

The following season was less successful, however, as Juventus suffered a first-round exit in both the Coppa Italia and the Champions League, while Van der Sar committed several errors, including a high-profile one in a league fixture at home against eventual Serie A champions Roma, on 6 May 2001, when he spilled Hidetoshi Nakata's shot, allowing Vincenzo Montella to tie the game 2–2; Juventus eventually finished two points behind the league champions.

Order of the Star of Italian Solidarity

Contains information from the corresponding article in the Italian Wikipedia

Insignia of a Grand Officer of the Star of Italian Solidarity
Mario Biaggi
Charlene, Princess of Monaco
Grace Kelly
Solomon Passy
Frank Sinatra

Hidetoshi Nakata

Al-Talaba SC

Iraqi sports club based in Al-Rusafa, Baghdad.

In the final, Al-Talaba faced Bellmare Hiratsuka in Kanagawa where they were beaten 2–1 after the winning goal was scored in the 81st minute by Hidetoshi Nakata.

1995 FIFA World Youth Championship

The 10th edition of the FIFA World Youth Championship.

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2001 FIFA Confederations Cup

The fifth FIFA Confederations Cup and the third to be organised by FIFA.

2001 FIFA Confederations Cup participating teams

🇯🇵 Hidetoshi Nakata

FIFA (video game series)

Series of association football video games developed and released annually by Electronic Arts under the EA Sports label.

EA Sports FIFA logo (2020-2023)

Cover athlete: Dennis Bergkamp (World), Kasey Keller (USA), Fabien Barthez (France), Hidetoshi Nakata (Japan); Olaf Thon (Germany); Rui Costa (Portugal); Christian Vieri (Italy); Ahn Jung-hwan (South Korea); Fernando Morientes (Spain); Jason Kreis (USA beta)

Captain Tsubasa

Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Yōichi Takahashi since 1981.

Cover of the first tankōbon volume, featuring Tsubasa Oozora
Author Yōichi Takahashi was inspired to write Captain Tsubasa after watching the 1978 FIFA World Cup.

Captain Tsubasa has inspired prominent footballers such as Hidetoshi Nakata, Alessandro Del Piero, Fernando Torres, Zinedine Zidane, Lionel Messi, Alexis Sánchez and Andrés Iniesta to play football and choose it as a career.

Luís Figo

Portuguese retired professional footballer who played as a winger for Sporting CP, Barcelona, Real Madrid and Inter Milan.

Figo in 2017
Figo's 2000 Ballon d'Or. He received the award for his displays throughout the year for Barcelona and then Madrid.
Luís Figo in 2009. He spent four seasons at Inter from 2005 to 2009.
Figo's number 7 Inter jersey next to Ronaldo (number 10) and Zamorano (one plus eight) in the San Siro museum
Figo as captain of Portugal in 2005
Figo playing against Mexico at the 2006 World Cup
Figo on stage at the Web Summit in November 2016
Luís Figo in Madrid

In a global Nike advertising campaign in the run-up to the 2002 World Cup in Korea and Japan, Figo starred in a "Secret Tournament" commercial (branded by Nike as "Scorpion KO") directed by Terry Gilliam, appearing alongside football players such as Thierry Henry, Ronaldinho, Francesco Totti, Roberto Carlos and Japanese star Hidetoshi Nakata, with former player Eric Cantona the tournament "referee".