Japan soccer fans hold up Shinji Okazaki banners as Okazaki is interviewed after playing in his 100th full international for his country. (Photo by YUTAKA/AFLO)
The Leicester City striker takes the supporter’s applause after the game (Photo by YUTAKA/AFLO)
and is congratulated by his teammates.
(Photo by YUTAKA/AFLO)
Okazaki has scored 48 goals in 100 games for his country making him third on the all-time Japan national team goal scoring list. (Photo by Yohei Osada/AFLO)
He received a shirt with the number 100 on the back and a big hug from Japan coach Vahid Halilhodzic. (Photo by Yohei Osada/AFLO)
Okazaki was also made captain for the night in the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 Asian Qualifier Second Round Group E match between Japan and Syria at Saitama Stadium 2002 in Saitama, Japan. (Photo by Yohei Osada/AFLO)
He didn’t get on the score sheet but helped his team to a 5-0 victory over their closest group rivals. (Photo by YUTAKA/AFLO)