Keisuke Honda

“You are the dream” — Keisuke Honda lifts Cambodia’s soccer team’s spirits after loss

Japanese Internet users commend their national soccer star for words of encouragement during a bitter moment.

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Japanese netizens dismayed at abysmal win rate of Pepsi Japan’s rock-paper-scissors promotion

Not surprising considering the chances of winning is less than one percent.

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Keisuke Honda apologises for English mistake at press conference 【Video】

The Japanese soccer star shows how a tiny error in grammar and pronunciation can become an embarrassing moment for English learners.

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Soccer star Keisuke Honda encourages kids not to play video games to become pros

While an eager audience of children hung onto his every word, his pep talk appears to have ruffled Japanese net users for an amusing reason.

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Keisuke Honda’s award-winning fragrance leaves some wondering if his head is still in the game

It’s safe to say that the current main sports in Japan are baseball and soccer. The older of the two, Japanese baseball, can be defined by its players’ almost militaristic commitment to the game developed through the harsh training they undergo as youths.

However, with soccer, it’s not uncommon to see players with shaggy long hair or even dye jobs, and along with that a new attitude to playing professional sports in Japan. As a result, the nation may be witnessing its first true sports celebrity in Keisuke Honda: AC Milan and Japanese National Team forward and now an award-winning perfumer.

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