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World Cup Japan representative Ritsu Doan "Becoming an ace and a leader"


[NHK] Japan national team Ritsu Doan, who scored two goals at the soccer World Cup Qatar tournament, responded to an NHK interview, saying, "Japan national team A...

In an interview with NHK, Ritsu Doan, who scored two goals at the World Cup Qatar soccer tournament, spoke about his future determination, saying, "I will become the ace of the Japanese national team and become the leader."

Doan scored the equalizing goal in the first match against Germany, and scored a powerful mid-range shot to equalize in the third match against Spain, contributing greatly to Japan's advance to the knockout stages.

Doan, who is in Japan after the tournament, responded to an interview with NHK on the 19th.

In this, Doan said about his first World Cup, "It was a stage that I had been longing for since I was little, but it was twice or three times higher than I expected. I got an adrenaline that I had never had before. I couldn't sleep because I felt it. I understand why everyone wants to participate for many years, and it was a wonderful tournament."

Of the two goals he scored in the tournament, he swung his left foot and scored a powerful mid-range shot against Spain. I was able to reaffirm that what I practiced will come out, and I felt that something good will happen if I take one or two steps without stopping even when it's hard."

And for the future, "I want to become the ace of the Japanese national team and become the leader. I want to wear the number 10 jersey, and I want to be the captain. That's how much I want to carry Japan on my back. It's not easy. I know it's going to be a tough day, but I've come to the resolution that it's okay to go through hard times to see the scenery that I couldn't see this time."

After that, he decided, "First of all, after winning the Asian Cup, I want to participate in the Paris Olympics in the overage frame in two years. Then I will get revenge at the World Cup in four years. I want to get revenge in all competitions in these four years." I told

Source: nhk

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