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Friday, 17 May, 2002, 13:24 GMT 14:24 UK Japan
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Hiroaki Morishima

Career
DOB:
 30.04.72
Caps:
 65
Goals:
 13

World Cup 2002
Appearances:
 3
Goals:
 1
Bookings:
 0
Sendings off:
 0
Hiroaki Morishima
Club:Cerezo Osaka
Position:Midfielder

When Hidetoshi Nakata is off the field, Morishima becomes Japan's creator.

At 30 this will probably be his last World Cup, but he still has the respect of Troussier and his peers.

A tireless workhorse in midfield and a more than competent provider of goalscoring passes, he occasionally adds his own name to the scoring sheet.

He also has previous World Cup experience, which should hold the younger players around him in good stead.



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