Ryoichi Maeda is a professional Japanese footballer, who plays as a striker for FC Tokyo of the J. League Division 1. He also played for Japan U-20 at the 2001 FIFA World Youth Championship in Argentina.Early Life (Childhood)
Maeda was born in Kobe, Japan but spent most of his childhood in the United States. He was chosen as one of the designated players during High school. He appeared as a professional player on 3 May 2000 in a league match against Kawasaki Frontale.Interesting Facts
Maeda failed to be picked up to the squad for the finals in Greece. His first professional goal was on 28 August 2001 in a J. League Cup game against JEF United.Personal Life
Ryoichi likes to keep his personal life profile low. So there are not many information about, if is he is single or married or dating anyone.Achievement
He has been awarded as Asian Young Footballer of the Year in 2000. In 2009 he was the J. League Top Scorer with twenty goals.