Midfielder, Football player
Who is Yasuhiko Okudera?
Yasuhiko Okudera is a Japanese former footballer who is currently the president of J. League Division 2 club Yokohama FC and was formerly the president of English club Plymouth Argyle. Okudera was the first Japanese footballer to play professionally in Europe, as well as being the first Asian football player to score in the European Cup, while playing for 1. FC Köln in the 1980 semi-final match against Nottingham Forest F.C. and made 32 appearances – scoring nine goals – with the Japanese national team.
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- Mar 12, 1952
- Lived in
- Akita Prefecture
on July 23, 2013
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