Yuji Nishida

Yuji Nishida

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Mie, Japan
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
Birthplace
Mie, Japan

Yuji Nishida is widely known as a volleyball player from Japan. Yuji Nishida players for Volley Callipo in the Italian Volleyball League.

Early life

On January 30, 2000, Yuji Nishida was born in Mie, Japan. He is 22 years old.  Yuji Nishida has not revealed any details about his family background and early life. Watching his sister play volleyball, he built an interest in volleyball. Additionally, he has a sister and a brother who are elder than him, and their name is not known. Likewise, he attended Kaisesi High School according to sources.

Yuji Nishida

Caption: Yuji Nishida with his parents. Source: Instagram

Career

Yuji Nishida won a goal at the 29th All Japan Volleyball Tournament in Mie Prefecture. Thus, it was during his 4th year of elementary school after. Due to this, he got the chance to become the captain and led the team. And, his team won the President’s Cup of Mie Prefecture Club Volleyball Federation. Moving on, he joined team ‘NFO Ocean Star.

Yuji Nishida

Caption: Yuji Nishida with his team. Source: Instagram

In a tournament, he received the “Japan Young Club Volleyball Federation Award” as an outstanding player. Similarly, he had a name in Japan’s men’s national under-19 volleyball team for competing. Thus, it was in the 2017 Asian Boys’ U19 Volleyball Championship, in March 2017. In October 2017, he received an offer from JTEKT Stings. On January 6, 2018, he made his debut in V.League in a match against Sakai Blazers. Later, he was seen making an appearance against JT Thunders.

Thus, JTEKT finished 6th in the season and advanced to the “Final 6. He successfully received the Wakawashi Award, which is the Rookie of the Year award. In April, he was called up to the Senior National team for the first time.  On 25th May 2018, he made his first Nations League match debut in Rouen, France. Hence, in September, he competed in the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship. In the V.League 2018-2019, JTEKT Stings stagnated in 7th place.

More about career

Also, in April 2019, he was selected to represent Japan for the second year in a row. Similarly, he lost against Australia in the 2019 Asian Men’s Volleyball Championship in Iran. Later, they finally got the victory, in October, in the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Cup. Similarly, in the tournament, he was awarded “Best Server” and “Best Opposite” for his impressive performance. To the first V.League,  he went on to lead his team, on November 23. In addition, he significantly contributed to the achievement of this long-cherished dream. Likewise, he won the titles of “High scorer” and Serve Effectiveness Rate.

In February 2020, he had a name on 2020 Japan’s national team roster.  In December 2020, they stood in 1st place, in the Japanese Emperor’s Cup, JTEKT Stings. Fortunately, he was the 2nd top scorer of this season, the 1st among Japanese players, with 899 points. Also, his block number per set increased from 0.49 last season to 0.61 this season. Thus, on April 5, 2021, Japan Volleyball Association (JVA) announced the Japanese national team roster. Thus, it was on the official website, competing for all tournaments in 2021, and he was on one of the rosters.

Career highlight

Volleyball Japan National Team International Friendly Match-Tokyo Challenge 2021″, was half by JVA, on 1st and 2nd May. Additionally, he prepares for the 2020 Summer Olympics which be held in July. On 8th in the “2021 Volleyball Men’s National Team Red and White Match, he had a name in starting of the red team. Thus, in the 2021 FIVB Volleyball Men’s Nations League Japanese team roster too, he has his name. In the match, he was the best scorer in Japan beat Canada 3-1 set count, and made 23 points.

The Japanese team needed to win to advance to the quarterfinals round, in the match against Iran. Therefore, in the match, he made 30 points and was the best score. In the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, he became the first player to break the 30-point scoring mark. On August 9, 2021, he had an official announcement that he would transfer to play in the Italian Volleyball League.

Hence, it was for the Volley Callipo club in the 2021-2022 season. Moreover, on November 3, his club had a schedule to face with Power Volley Milano. Therefore, in the tournament, he becomes the top scorer and MVP of the game. He injured his left calf, in the game against Volley Lube on November 22. As per the sources, Yuji Nishida’s net worth is $5 million.

Personal life

Yuji Nishida has no details regarding his personal life and kept his life away from the media attention. Also, there is no data about his past relationships, hookups, and more.

Body measurement and Social media

Yuji Nishida is good-looking and stands 6 feet 2 inches tall (187 cm/ 1.87 m). Additionally, his body weight is 89 kg (196 lbs). Besides that, there are no details about volleyball players’ body measurements. Yuji has black hair color and black pairs of eyes.

He is active on his Instagram account name @YujiNishida130 with 810k followers. And, in his Facebook account, he has 26k followers. Also, he has his self Titled YouTube channel with 277k followers.

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