Shunsuke Nakamura

Celtic hero Shunsuke Nakamura was born in Yokohama on 24 June 1978 (age 42).

Shunsuke Nakamura · Photo: Wikimedia

During his time at Celtic, Nakamura became one of the best Asian players to have ever played in Europe. He was nominated for the 2007 Ballon d’Or, was named Scottish Player of the Year and SFWA Footballer of the Year in 2007, and became the first Japanese player to score in the UEFA Champions League.

His team accomplishments at Celtic include winning the Scottish Premier League in 2006, 2007, and 2008, the Scottish League Cup in 2006 and 2009, and the Scottish Cup in 2007.

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VideoCelts · Oct 6

Watch set-piece expert Shunsuke Nakamura turn to rugby

The Celtic Star · Jul 25

15 Years Since Nakamura Signed For Celtic

Celts Are Here · Jul 20

“The best footballer I have ever played with”- Striker raves about former Celtic team-mate

67HailHail · Jul 19

Scott McDonald reveals Shunsuke Nakamura’s unbelievable dedication to Celtic

Glasgow Live · Jul 14

The Celtic hero Del Piero joined for a Drumchapel 11-a-side game

Celtic FC · Jul 2

Gavin Strachan: I want to experience Paradise magic as a coach

The Celtic Star · Jun 24

Happy 42nd Birthday To Shunsuke Nakamura

Evening Times · Jun 19

Celtic hero Nakamura pretended he couldn’t speak English to avoid some teammates and press interviews

Herald Scotland · Jun 19

Celtic hero Nakamura pretended he couldn’t speak English to avoid some teammates and press interviews

Daily Record · Jun 19

Shunsuke Nakamura’s cunning Celtic plan that tricked the Scottish press

Celtic FC · Apr 22

On this day… Nakamura’s last-gasp title-winning free-kick

Transfer Tavern · Apr 16

‘Favourite goal of all time’ – These Celtic fans drool over strike from 28-goal ex-ace

‘In my top 3 best players’ – Loads of Celtic fans drool over 28-goal ‘genius’

The Celtic Star · Mar 31

Video – Nakamura Scores Another Great Free-Kick 31/03/2007

The Celtic Star · Mar 28

Shunsuke Nakamura’s Magic inspired Current Celtic Star to Make the Grade

Evening Times · Mar 28

Callum McGregor pinpoints moment in Celtic history which inspired him to become Hoops star

Transfer Tavern · Mar 19

‘What a player’ – These Celtic fans fall head over heels for ‘amazing’ clip of ex-player

Transfer Tavern · Mar 19

‘Pure technique’ – Some Celtic fans are all saying the same thing about iconic O** F*** moment

Video – Shunsuke Nakamura hits the target with a rugby ball

Transfer Tavern · Nov 22, 2019

‘In my top 5’, ‘That’s a peach’ – Many Celtic fans recall history-making moment in famous win

67HailHail · Nov 21, 2019

The Naka knack: How Celtic’s dead-ball threat has lived on

Read Celtic · Nov 21, 2019

‘One of the best moments of my life’ – These Celtic fans react to video of iconic Parkhead moment

Daily Record · Nov 21, 2019

Shunsuke Nakamura and the iconic Celtic moment that sparked the most ferocious Fergie hairdryer in history

Read Celtic · Nov 21, 2019

Former Man United ace reveals surprising Parkhead incident that left him “fuming”

The Celtic Star · Nov 19, 2019

Saha Fumes at Man Utd Skipper following Celtic Park Penalty Miss

Celtic Now And Forever · Nov 14, 2019

Celtic’s Shunsuke Nakamura Was Pure Magic (VIDEO)

67HailHail · Oct 28, 2019

Watch: Celtic fan-favourite is at it again with another stunning moment

Daily Record · Oct 27, 2019

Shunsuke Nakamura conjures old Celtic magic as he hits screamer for Yokohama at age of 41

The Celtic Star · Oct 27, 2019

Video: Nakamura is still scoring screamers at the age of 41

Celts Are Here · Oct 27, 2019

Video: Shunsuke Nakamura Scores Wonder Goal at 41

Tribal Football · Aug 31, 2019

Hearts signing Ryo Meshino inspired by ex-Celtic star Nakamura

Daily Record · Aug 31, 2019

Ryo Meshino reveals Shunsuke Nakamura inspiration as Hearts new boy looks to shine in Scotland

67HailHail · Jul 29, 2019

29th July: The day Celtic signed two magicians

Transfer Tavern · Jul 29, 2019

‘One of the top ten players to have played for the club’ – Lots of Celtic fans reminisce over playmaker

The Celtic Star · Jul 29, 2019

‘Same player, same opposition, same result,’ UEFA Celebrates Shunsuke Nakamura

Evening Times · Jul 12, 2019

Ex-Celtic midfielder Shunsuke Nakamura joins new club | Ryan Kent included in Liverpool squad

Daily Mail · Jul 11, 2019

Yokohama FC sign old Bhoy Shunsuke Nakamura to play alongside even older boy Kazuyoshi Miura

Football Scotland · Jul 11, 2019

Former Celtic legend Shunsuke Nakamura signs for new club at 41

Celtic Quick News · Jul 11, 2019

Ex-Celt’s Transfer Move – at 41

Celts Are Here · Jul 11, 2019

41-Year-Old Celtic Icon Signs for New Club

Janefield Street · Jul 1, 2019

One of our own: In defence of Kieran Tierney

Read Celtic · Jun 27, 2019

Vote: Which former Celtic midfielder would you have back in their prime?

67HailHail · Jun 20, 2019

“Snakes and ladders?” – some Celtic fans react as despised figure makes shock return

67HailHail · Jun 19, 2019

Celtic fans won’t be happy as vilified figure makes shock appearance

The Celtic Star · Apr 22, 2019

The day Nakamura won the league at Rugby Park!

Celtic win the league at Rugby Park. Again!

Celts Are Here · Jan 10, 2019

Amazing: 40-Year-Old Former Celtic Hero Lands New Contract with Club Side

Daily Record · Jan 10, 2019

Celtic legend Shunsuke Nakamura signs new deal . at the age of 41

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