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Shinji Kagawa Biography

Updated On 16 Jun, 2022 Published On 13 Jul, 2017
Shinji Kagawa

Facts of Shinji Kagawa

Date of Birth :
Age : 33 years old
Family Name : Kagawa
Birth Country : Japan
Birth Sign : Pisces
Height : 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Shinji Kagawa
Birth Place/City Kobe, Hyogo province
Profession Footballer
Ethnicity White Ethnicity
Nationality Japanese
Working For Manchester United F.C.
Salary 4.94 million
Weight in KG 64 kg
Famous for Football player
Girlfriend Ameri Ichinose
Online Presence Facebook,Twitter,Wikipedia

Relationship short Statistics of Shinji Kagawa

What is Shinji Kagawa marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Relationship
How many children does Shinji Kagawa have ? (name): 0 Children
Is Shinji Kagawa having any relationship affair ?: Yes1 affair
Is Shinji Kagawa Gay ? No

Shinji Kagawa is a professional footballer from Japan who plays for the German club, Borussia Dortmund, and the Japan national team. He is known for his vision technique, movement, and deft passing. He holds the records for most appearances and goals by a Japanese player in UEFA club competitions. Kagawa was named Asian Football Confederation International Player of the Year on 29 November 2012. He is successful in making his senior international debut and won over 80 caps. Shinji is also the first player in Japan to sign a professional contract before graduating from high school. He is also a top scorer of J.League Division2.

Shinji Kagawa's Wiki/Bio – Birth, Age, Parents

Shinji Kagawa was born on March 17, 1989, in Kobe, Hyōgo, Japan. His lifelong dream had been to play football at the professional level. At the age of five, he made his debut for the Marino FC team in the year 1994.

Shinji Kagawa's old photo. SOURCE: Shinji Kagawa's Instagram

Between 1994 and 1999, he remained a member of the Marino FC organization. It is said that Kagawa always had a football on him and that he even insisted on bringing it to school because he was so dedicated to the sport. His enthusiasm for the game was legendary.

Shinji Kagawa is posing for the photo. SOURCE: Shinji Kagawa's Instagram

Shinji was a member of the Kobe NK FC from 1999 until 2001 and played for the team. He started playing for FC Miyagi Barcelona in 2001 and stayed with them until 2005. He was with them the entire time.

Shinji fantasized about playing for the legendary Spanish football club known as FC Barcelona. His obsession with the game kept him going through the strenuous practices he had to go through.

What is Shinji Kagawa's annual salary, and how much is he worth currently?

Shinji Kagawa is a professional soccer player, who has a net worth of approximately $25 million as of the year 2022. His annual compensation is approximately $9 million. Patrice Evra is also a popular ex-football player from Manchester United. 

Shinji Kagawa is sponsored by Adidas and Audi, which brings in a significant amount of money for him, but the specifics of the sponsorships are kept confidential.

Shinji Kagawa is cycling. SOURCE: Shinji Kagawa's Instagram

Borussia Dortmund paid him an annual salary of $7.8 million in 2012, making him one of the highest-paid players on the squad at the time. At this time, Shinji and his family are enjoying a life of great comfort and luxury. Marouane Fellaini is also a popular ex-football player from Manchester United. 

In addition, he is the proud owner of a magnificent car collection that is valued at over one million dollars and includes the following vehicles: an Audi, a Mercedes-Benz, a Ferrari, a Lamborghini, a Chevrolet, and a BMW.

Who is Shinji Kagawa Girlfriend? 

Margaret Natsuki is the person that Shinji Kagawa is currently seeing in a romantic capacity. She was a TV presenter in Canada and Japan before becoming a fashion model in both countries.

Shinji Kagawa is holding bundesliga trophy. SOURCE: Shinji Kagawa's Instagram

The first time that the two of them crossed paths was when Natsuki interviewed the footballer back when he was still playing for Dortmund.

It was said that Kagawa was romantically involved with the Ameri Ichinose, who is a star in the adult entertainment industry in Japan; however, he neither confirmed nor denied the rumors. Ichinose is also known by the aliases Ayaka Misora and Erika Kurisu, both of which she has used in the past.

How active is Shinji Kagawa on various social networking sites?

Shinji Kagawa maintains an active presence on a number of social networking sites, including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. On his official Facebook page, he has a following of more than 1.6M followers.

Shinji Kagawa with his car. SOURCE: Shinji Kagawa's Instagram

Shinji Kagawa's Instagram account has somewhere in the neighborhood of 1.6 million followers. On its official Twitter account for Shinji, there are 1.65 million followers.

Shinji Kagawa Football Career On Cerezo Osaka

At the age of sixteen, Shinji Kagawa relocated to Cerezo Osaka in 2006. Shinji is the first footballer in Japanese history to sign a professional contract before completing his education.

Shinji Kagawa is posing for the photo. SOURCE: Shinji Kagawa's Instagram

The midfielder made his first appearance for Cerezo in the J. League Division 2 in 2007, and in 2009, he was the top scorer in the J. League Division 2, which helped the team get back into the J. League Division 1.

Shinji Kagawa Football Career On Borussia Dortmund

As a result of Shinji Kagawa's achievements, while playing for Cerezo Osaka, the German club Borussia Dortmund paid a transfer fee of 350,000 Euros to acquire his services in 2010.

Shinji Kagawa celebrating after scoring goal. SOURCE: Shinji Kagawa's Instagram

In a very short time, Kagawa emerged as a fan favorite among Dortmund supporters. Kagawa led the team to the Bundesliga champions in his first season with Dortmund. In his second season at Dortmund, Kagawa won both the Bundesliga and the DFB-Pokal titles for a second time.

Shinji Kagawa Football Career On On Manchester United

Shinji Kagawa became the first Japanese player to sign with the Premier League club Manchester United in June 2012, when the club paid an initial transfer fee of 12 million pounds to acquire his services. Manchester United is located in the United Kingdom.

In August 2012, Kagawa played his first game in the Premier League against Everton. On March 2, 2013, during Manchester United's home game against Norwich City, which they won 4-0, Kagawa made history by becoming the first Asian player to score a hat trick in the Premier League.

Shinji Kagawa played for Manchester united SOURCE: Shinji Kagawa's Instagram

Kagawa made history in his first season with Manchester United by becoming the first Japanese player to win the Premier League title. This achievement came during the 2012–13 campaign. Additionally, in 2013, he was awarded the FA Community Shield for his work with Manchester United.

Shinji Kagawa Back To Formar Club Borussia Dortmund

Kagawa returned to his former club, Borussia Dortmund, in August 2014 for an undisclosed fee of around 6.5 million pounds.

In 2017, he extended his contract at the club until 2020.

Shinji Kagawa's Height

At this time, Shinji Kagawa has a height of 5 feet 9 inches and an unknown weight. Shinji Kagawa's shoe size 4 (US) & dress size 8 (US).

Shinji Kagawa celebrating after scoring goal. SOURCE: Shinji Kagawa's Instagram

There is currently no information available regarding Shinji Kagawa's full body measurements. Both of their eyes are dark brown, and their hair is brown. The color of Shinji Kagawa's eyes is black, and the color of his hair is brown.

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Shinji Kagawa Affairs

  1. Affair with Margaret Natsuki

    Margaret a.k.a Maggy is a TV presenter mostly popular in her country Japan. After her move to England, she does not host any TV shows.However, she continues her modeling career and is featured in fashion magazines, art publications printed mostly in Japan. Maggy met Kagawa while conducting his interview in Dortmund. They just hit it off in their first meeting and eventually started dating.

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