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Shinji Kagawa

Born: March 17, 1989 (age 29)

Height: 5'8" (173cm)

Hometown: Kobe, Japan
Nationality: Japan Japanese

Position: Midfielder
Team: Borussia Dortmund (no. 10)
Manchester United's Shinji Kagawa celebrates scoring his third goal against Norwich on March 2, 2013
© PA Photos
Career History
Senior2012-2014Manchester United
2014-Borussia Dortmund
International2008-Japan
Sports Mole has 634 articles about Shinji Kagawa. Articles 1 to 40:
Belgium's players celebrate beating USA in the last 16 of the 2014 World Cup
Result: Belgium beat Japan through last-gasp Nacer Chadli winner
Nacer Chadli scores with the final kick of the game to complete a remarkable Belgium comeback in their 3-2 win over Japan in the last 16 of the World Cup.
Jul 2, 21:00
Eden Hazard in action during the international friendly between Belgium and Portugal on June 2, 2018
Live Commentary: Belgium 3-2 Japan - as it happened
Relive Belgium's 3-2 comeback win over Japan in a thrilling World Cup last-16 clash, with Sports Mole's minute-by-minute updates from the Rostov Arena.
Jul 2, 18:00
Eden Hazard in action for Belgium on June 2, 2018
Team News: Romelu Lukaku, Eden Hazard return for Belgium
Belgium recall key players Romelu Lukaku, Eden Hazard and Vincent Kompany for their last-16 meeting with Japan.
Jul 2, 17:47
The Japan team line up before their friendly game with Switzerland on June 8, 2018
Team News: Shinji Okazaki named in Japan XI
Leicester City forward Shinji Okazaki returns to the Japan XI for Thursday's 2018 World Cup clash Group H clash with Poland.
Jun 28, 14:09
Japan manager Akira Nishino on May 30, 2018
Live Commentary: Japan 0-1 Poland - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage as Japan qualify for the last 16 of the World Cup, despite losing to Poland in Thursday's Group H clash in Volgograd.
Jun 28, 14:00
Senegal manager Aliou Cisse on May 31, 2018
Live Commentary: Japan 2-2 Senegal - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage as Japan and Senegal boost their hopes of qualification for the World Cup last 16 with a 2-2 draw in Yekaterinburg.
Jun 24, 15:00
Japan manager Akira Nishino on May 30, 2018
Akira Nishino: 'Too early for Japan to celebrate'
Akira Nishino congratulates his Japan players on their 2-1 win against Colombia, but warns that there is still more work to be done.
Jun 19, 16:20
Colombia manager Jose Pekerman on March 27, 2018
Jose Pekerman bemoans early Carlos Sanchez dismissal
Jose Pekerman concedes that Colombia found it "very hard to recover possession" after being made to play with 10 men against Japan for more than 87 minutes.
Jun 19, 16:09
Japan players celebrate during their World Cup warm-up match against Paraguay on June 12, 2018
Result: Japan punish 10-man Colombia in Saransk to make winning start
Japan pull off a surprise result by beating Colombia 2-1 at the Mordovia Arena in Saransk, aided by a red card shown to Carlos Sanchez less than three minutes in.
Jun 19, 14:53
James Rodriguez in action for Colombia on May 26, 2018
Team News: James Rodriguez misses out for Colombia
James Rodriguez misses out on a place in the starting lineup as Colombia face Japan in the World Cup.
Jun 19, 12:08
Colombia manager Jose Pekerman on March 27, 2018
Live Commentary: Colombia 1-2 Japan - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Japan's 2-1 win against Colombia, as the Samurai Blue made their one-man advantage count in Saransk.
Jun 19, 12:00
The Japan team line up before their friendly game with Switzerland on June 8, 2018
World Cup preview: Japan
Ahead of this summer's World Cup in Russia, Sports Mole previews the chances of Japan as they prepare for their sixth consecutive tournament.
Jun 13, 17:00
Takashi Inui celebrates scoring during the international friendly between Japan and Paraguay on June 12, 2018
Result: Takashi Inui nets brace as Japan beat Paraguay
Real Betis forward Takashi Inui scores twice as Japan record a 4-2 win over Paraguay in Tuesday's international friendly.
Jun 12, 15:56
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Everton to rival West Ham United for Shinji Kagawa?
Everton and West Ham United are said to be vying for the services of Borussia Dortmund winger Shinji Kagawa.
Apr 11, 17:24
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
West Ham United 'targeting Borussia Dortmund star Shinji Kagawa'
West Ham United reportedly plot a summer bid for former Manchester United midfielder Shinji Kagawa.
Apr 10, 12:06
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Michy Batshuayi scores brace in Borussia Dortmund win
Michy Batshuayi scores twice and has another disallowed as Borussia Dortmund record a 3-2 win over FC Koln in the Bundesliga.
Feb 2, 21:45
Borussia Dortmund midfielder Christian Pulisic reacts to a missed chance during his side's Champions League Group H clash with Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley on September 13, 2017
Result: Shinji Kagawa rescues point for Borussia Dortmund at Hertha Berlin
Borussia Dortmund miss out on the chance to go second in the Bundesliga by drawing 1-1 at Hertha Berlin.
Jan 19, 21:26
James Rodriguez in action for Bayern Munich on November 4, 2017
Result: Bayern Munich overcome Borussia Dortmund to progress in DFB-Pokal
Bayern Munich reach the fourth round of the DFB-Pokal thanks to Wednesday's 2-1 win over holders Borussia Dortmund in the third round at the Allianz Arena.
Dec 20, 21:45
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in action during the Champions League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Borussia Dortmund on September 13, 2017
Result: Borussia Dortmund get back to winning ways at Mainz 05
Borussia Dortmund clinch their first win in nine Bundesliga games as Peter Stoger's charges run out 2-0 victors at Mainz 05 on Tuesday night.
Dec 12, 21:22
Raphael Varane in action for Real Madrid on October 17, 2017
Result: Lucas Vazquez nets late winner for Real Madrid
Lucas Vazquez scores the winner as Real Madrid record a 3-2 victory over Borussia Dortmund in their final Champions League group match.
Dec 6, 21:39
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Europa League group game between Arsenal and Red Star Belgrade on November 2, 2017
Arsene Wenger: 'Ivan Gazidis not involved in Arsenal signings'
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger insists that Gunners chief executive Ivan Gazidis is not involved in the transfers of players to the Emirates.
Nov 29, 15:33
Manchester United winger Henrikh Mkhitaryan in action during his side's FA Cup fifth round clash with Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park on February 19, 2017
Henrikh Mkhitaryan set for Manchester United exit?
Borussia Dortmund have been linked with a move for former midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan, who faces an uncertain future at Manchester United.
Nov 25, 15:13
Mauricio Pochettino encourages his players during the Champions League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Borussia Dortmund on September 13, 2017
Live Commentary: Borussia Dortmund 1-2 Tottenham Hotspur - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage as Tottenham Hotspur come from behind to earn a 2-1 win over Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League.
Nov 21, 18:45
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Premier League game between Everton and Arsenal on October 22, 2017
Arsenal in talks with chief Borussia Dortmund scout Sven Mislintat?
Arsenal are reportedly in talks with Borussia Dortmund chief scout Sven Mislintat over a possible move to North London.
Nov 16, 19:36
Javier Hernandez in action for West Ham United on August 1, 2017
David Moyes: 'No special treatment for Javier Hernandez'
New West Ham United manager David Moyes insists that former Manchester United forward Javier Hernandez will not be afforded special treatment.
Nov 12, 16:08
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Bayern Munich move four points clear with victory over Borussia Dortmund
Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich earn Klassiker bragging rights and move further clear at the summit thanks to a 3-1 win over Borussia Dortmund.
Nov 4, 19:24
Generic image of a locker room
Shinji Kagawa signs up to Juan Mata's Common Goal initiative
Borussia Dortmund midfielder Shinji Kagawa joins the likes of Mats Hummels and Giorgio Chiellini in signing up to Juan Mata's Common Goal initiative.
Oct 27, 22:02
Peter Bosz watches on during the Champions League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Borussia Dortmund on September 13, 2017
Result: APOEL hold Borussia Dortmund to draw
APOEL claim a 1-1 draw against Borussia Dortmund in Tuesday night's Champions League clash at the GSP Stadium.
Oct 17, 21:39
AS Monaco's Kylian Mbappe in action during the Champions League match against Manchester City on February 21, 2017
Result: Kylian Mbappe fires AS Monaco towards semi-finals with brace in Dortmund
AS Monaco edge out Borussia Dortmund 3-2 in a thrilling first leg to their Champions League quarter-final tie at the Westfalenstadion.
Apr 12, 19:39
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Borussia Dortmund name six substitutes after Marc Bartra injury
Borussia Dortmund only name six substitutes for their Champions League fixture with AS Monaco after the injury to Marc Bartra in yesterday's bomb attack.
Apr 12, 16:55
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Live Commentary: Borussia Dortmund 2-3 AS Monaco - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of AS Monaco's 3-2 win over Borussia Dortmund, as the French side took a big step towards the semi-finals.
Apr 12, 16:45
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Borussia Dortmund claim easy win over PSV Eindhoven
Borussia Dortmund claim a comprehensive 4-1 win over PSV Eindhoven in Saturday's club friendly at the Estadio Municipal de La Linea de la Concepcion.
Jan 7, 17:17
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Live Commentary: Borussia Dortmund 4-1 PSV Eindhoven - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's text coverage of Borussia Dortmund's 4-1 friendly win over PSV Eindhoven in La Linea de la Concepcion.
Jan 7, 14:09
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Bayern Munich beat Borussia Dortmund to German Super Cup
Carlo Ancelotti begins his Bayern Munich reign with a trophy as his side beat Borussia Dortmund 2-0 in the German Super Cup.
Aug 14, 21:24
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Manchester United lose to Borussia Dortmund in Shanghai
Gonzalo Castro scores twice as Borussia Dortmund record a 4-1 win over Manchester United in Friday's pre-season clash in Shanghai.
Jul 22, 15:05
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Henrikh Mkhitaryan starts for Manchester United against former club
Henrikh Mkhitaryan is named in the Manchester United lineup to take on former club Borussia Dortmund in a pre-season friendly.
Jul 22, 12:08
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Result: Pep Guardiola departs Bayern Munich on a high by beating Borussia Dortmund to DFB-Pokal
Pep Guardiola leaves Bayern Munich on a high after his side emerged triumphant in the DFB-Pokal final, beating Borussia Dortmund 4-3 on penalties.
May 21, 21:55
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Team News: Roberto Firmino leads Liverpool attack against Borussia Dortmund
Liverpool draft in Roberto Firmino to lead their attack against Borussia Dortmund.
Apr 14, 18:56
Generic image of a locker room
Video: Borussia Dortmund pay tribute to supporter who died in stadium
The Westfalenstadion stands in unison to pay an emotional tribute to a spectator who died during Borussia Dortmund's meeting with Mainz 05 on Sunday afternoon.
Mar 13, 20:46
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Rio Ferdinand: 'Manchester United were not good enough'
Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand says that the club's current crop of players are "not good enough" following their 2-0 Europa League defeat to Liverpool.
Mar 10, 23:15

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