; born 17 August 1977) is a retired French professional footballer who played as a forward, and the current second assistant manager of the Belgium national team.
The origins of Japanese horror can be traced to horror and ghost story classics of the Edo period and the Meiji period, which were known as kaidan.
Elements of several of these popular folktales have been worked into the stories of modern films, especially in the traditional nature of the Japanese ghost.
Began his professional career at age 18, with J1 League side Bellmare Hiratsuka (now Shonan Bellmare). Scored 16 goals in 85 matches before moving to Italy following impressive performances in the 1998 World Cup.
Became only the second Japanese player to play in Italy when he signed for Serie A side Perugia in 1998. Move to Roma the following season for €21.691 million.
Named the Asian Football Confederation Player of the Year award in 19.