Makoto returned to his homeland to hold official retirement

Japan’s “Leader Captain Legend” Makoto Hasebe, regarded as the best defensive midfielder in Asian history, returned to his homeland to hold an official retirement press conference.

As reported by various Japanese media outlets, including Sportianex, Nikkan Sports, and Junichi Sports, Hasebe held an official press conference in downtown Tokyo on the 24th and shared his thoughts on ending his career.

Takimoto, who coached Hasebe in junior high school, said, “He was strict with himself. His passion for soccer was great. He had a lot of trust in the other members of the team. He tried to make the team stronger than the individual, 안전놀이터 and that kind of thinking and behavior attracted everyone. His leadership took over the team, not mine. He was a natural leader who would sacrifice himself for the team,” he recalls.

Hasebe said, “I am grateful to have so many media representatives here. My 22-23 year career is over. I want to talk honestly about how I feel,” he said.

“Physically, I want to kick the ball right now, and my body is sore. But I have no regrets. I was able to finish my career with great satisfaction. I was able to decide when to retire on my own. I believe I have done it,” she confessed.

Hasebe is especially grateful to his family.

“My grandparents who raised me with love, my sister and brother who always supported me, and my daughter and son are my treasures. I am also grateful to my father, who taught me soccer strictly, and my mother, who has had the greatest influence on shaping me as a person.”

Not forgetting his wife. “She has put too much pressure on me. From now on, I will support her dreams. I will cherish the time I spend with my family,” he added.

Hasebe vowed to nurture her coaching dreams. She will start by coaching the Frankfurt U-21 team, the team she retired from.

Hasebe played his last match as an active player against Leipzig on April 18. He made a celebratory appearance for about three minutes. 슬롯사이트 순위 The home crowd of about 60,000 people greeted him with applause.

‘Hasebe played at the age of 40 years and 121 days,’ Sporzeniec said. He is the ninth oldest player in the Bundesliga. He has made 384 appearances. He is tied with Poland’s Robert Lewandowski for second place among foreigners.

“I have done what I had to do until the end,” Hasebe said. I’m proud of that,” Hasebe said.

Hasebe made his debut for Urawa Reds of the Japanese J-League in 2002. He moved to Europe in 2008 when he signed with Wolfsburg. He spent time at Nurnberg before joining Frankfurt in 2014.

The Eintracht Frankfurt club said:

“Hasebe arrived in 2014. He won the DFB Cup and the UEFA Europa League. He also qualified for the Champions League. He has already collected several trophies in Japan, including the J-League title and the AFC Champions League. He is the third most capped player of all time in the Bundesliga with 383 appearances. He is a member of the Bundesliga Legends Network.

Hasebe has also served as captain of the Japan national team. He captained Japan to the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, 2014 World Cup in Brazil, and 2018 World Cup in Russia. He was a member of the 2011 Asian Cup winning team.

Eintracht Frankfurt head coach Markus Kreusch said: “Hasebe was an exemplary player. He has always been a great role model for many players, and his professional attitude and lifestyle have allowed him to still play at a high level at the age of 40,” said Eintracht Frankfurt president Markus Kroesch.

“I respect his decision, he has left a great legacy. 에볼루션 바카라사이트 We are happy that he will be able to stay at the club and pass on his experience to the younger players.”

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