Famous People in Japan

Nanami Hiroshi

Date of Birth 28 November 1972
Place of Birth Shizuoka

Nanami Hiroshi is a very good soccer player. He has an unbelievable left kick. His number is 10.

He was born in Fujieda, Shizuoka on November 28, in 1972. He entered Shimizu Shogyo High School which has famous a soccer team. He won a lot of competitions. He graduated from Juntendo University , and he joined the professional soccer team, Jubiro Iwata in 1995. Those days, Jubiro Iwata was a new team in J-league, but now it is the strongest team in Asia.

In 1995, he participated in the world games as a representative of Japan for the first time. In 1998, you probably know his great performance in the France World Cup.

Last year, he moved to A.C.VENEZIA(Serie-A) to find what was lacking in his play. He got a lot of good things. First, he became more strong physically and mentally. He doesn't fall down easily. Second, he learned how to handle physical strength.

He always kicks the soccer ball with left foot. He has a great confidence in his free kick. We have watched a lot of unbelievable passes and shoots. He is a very talented soccer player.

In spite of his good play, he did not have a lot of chances in Serie-A because of changing supervision. He was not satisfied with his play in 1999.

In 2000 he returned to Japan to save Jubilo Iwata. He will show us great soccer in the future.


Reported by: Keisuke Suzuki
Data verified by: Norihisa Tubakihara
Date of Report: Descember 2000
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