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Full NameTakumi Minamino
First NameTakumi
Last NameMinamino
ProfessionProfessional Footballer
Birth CityIzumisano
Birth CountryJapan
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual Orientationstraight
Marital StatusRelation
Relation WithYurina Yanagi
Height175 cm
Networth$6 M
Insta Profile
Date of Birth16,1995

Takumi Minamino is a football player by profession. 

He currently plays for the French Ligue 1 club AS Monaco since June 28, 2022, and for the national team of Japan since 2015

He serves his club and the national team of Japan in the position of attacking midfielder or winger.

He was born two days after The Great Hanshin earthquake, in which 6,434 people lost their lives. 


The information about his father and mother is still under review.

Who is the girlfriend of Takumi Minamino?

Takumi has a beautiful girlfriend named Yurina Yanagi. She was born in Japan. They have been in a relationship for over one year. 

However, they are not yet married. She is a professional model and actress. She works with big brands to model for them. 

She has also played in various films. She has over 130k followers on Instagram.

Takumi Minamino girlfriend Yurina Yanagi
Takumi Minamino girlfriend Yurina Yanagi. Source: Instagram

Professional Journey

Takumi started playing football with the youth team of Cerezo Osaka at the age of 12

He was tracked by Red Bull Salzburg for more than a year before signing him in the club on January 7, 2015

He played with this club for four years. He played in different championships and tournaments with the team. 

He performed brilliantly for the club. On December 2019, English Premier League club Liverpool signed Takumi after activating his $8.6 million release clause. 

He became the first Japanese football player to play for the club. On February 1, 2021, he was loaned to Southampton

He played with the team for one Premier League season. Then again, he returned to Liverpool on November 20, 2021. 

On June 28, 2022, he signed a four-year contract with AS Monaco. 

Takumi made his debut for the national team Japan on October 13, 2015, in a friendly match with Iran.

In 2016 he got selected for the Japanese national team for the 2016 Summer Olympics.

Will Takumi take his place in FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar?

The national team of Japan got their place in FIFA World Cup 2022 by becoming the runners-up of AFC third-round Group B. 

Twenty-six men or players will be playing in the FIFA World Cup 2022 from their respective national team.

When the manager of the Japan national team announced 26 players, Takumi Minamino was also included in the list. 

So he will be playing in the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar

He will be serving the national team of Japan in FIFA World Cup 2022 by playing the position of midfielder.

Takumi Minamino will play his first FIFA World Cup with Japan.
Takumi Minamino will play his first FIFA World Cup with Japan. Source: Instagram

Playing in the Premier League club was his dream

In an interview, Takumi said that it was his dream to play in Europe. It was a big challenge for Japanese players to play in Europe. 

He worked hard to make his dream come true. He honed skills that drew Liverpool towards him. 

The manager of Liverpool saw his skills and signed a contract with Takumi. He was very happy to play in Europe with his dream team. 

He said that he was ready to face any challenges for his dream and for the team.

Net worth

The net worth of Takumi is $6.2 million. Currently, he has a market value of $12.9 million. 

While signing a contract with Monaco FC for four years, he received $15.5 million.


  1. Takumi is 27 years old. He was born on January 16, 1995, in Izumisano, Japan.

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Updated On Fri Nov 18 2022 Published On Fri Nov 18 2022 By Sumit

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