A Japanese Professional football player who plays as an attacking midfielder and also as a centre-forward or a deep-lying play-maker for Serie A club Milan and the Japan national football team too.Early Life (Childhood)
He was born in Settsu, Osaka Prefecture, Japan.When he was just teenager he played for Gamba Osaka from 1999 to 2001. He joined Seiry High School where he completed his high school.Interesting Facts
He belongs to bloodline of athletes because his older brother was also a footballer and including Honda's great-uncle Daisaburo was also a canoeist who represented Japan in the 1964 Tokyo Olympics.Personal Life
He is a married to his girlfriend Misako Honda. They were married in 2008. His spouse Misako is a kindergarten teacher. Couple are the parents of an adorable son.Achievement
In 2014 FIFA World Cup he was the only one player to score goal in the 16th minute of the opening match with Ivory Coast with which he became the first Japanese football player to score goals in two World Cups sequentially.Rumor
During the game between Valencia vs. AC Milan, he was badly criticized for his corner kick as "The Worst Corner Kick Ever".