VIDEO: Shinji Kagawa’s silky skills and audacious chip vs Australia

by Sam Peoples

Shinji Kagawa has become the first Manchester United player to qualify for the 2014 Brazil World Cup after Japan secured a point against Australia in a 1-1 draw.

Alongside Keisuke Honda, the 24-year-old playmaker gave the Australian defence a headache at times with one particular moment of link-up play between the pair almost leading to a brilliant goal.

Kagawa makes the pass-and-move look so easy. We saw flashes of his brilliance at times across the season with his assist for Valencia’s goal at West Ham, where he glided past defenders before selling one short with a simple dummy, standing out in my mind.

And Kagawa was certainly unlucky not to get on the score sheet after his audacious chip clipped the top of the crossbar.

It is a great start to the summer for Kagawa who now has the Confederations Cup to look forward at the end of June where Japan will be competing.

If he can continue the good vein of form and help Japan get as far as possible in the Confederations Cup before joining up with United on their pre-season tour of Asia, Kagawa is certain to be in peak physical and mental condition going into the new season.

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10 comments

samuel.o.samuel 06/20/2013 - 07:23

I wnt moyes 2 wrk wt kagawa ds season, i somuch luv kagawa up kagawa! Up kagawa!! Up moyes!!! Up u9td 4eva nd eva nd u9td we stand improvement ds season.

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samuel.o.samuel 06/20/2013 - 07:15

I tink dey shud have bein allow rooney move out, so dt kagawa wil prove himslf 2 u9td. Rooney shud go wia eva he wish 2 move, u9td stil b u9td no shaking.

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samuel.o.samuel 06/20/2013 - 07:09

Kagawa is goin 2 b man of d match nxt season, bt can u9td gv him more chance 2 prove hmslf.

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musa lawal gayam 06/06/2013 - 07:35

kagawa is my first player in united and i hope we will see his impact next seasion

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Bakari mohammed 06/04/2013 - 17:43

I hope kagawa shines for united next season

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Boyswizz 06/04/2013 - 17:03

U ar my favourite in utd and i totally beliv in you@ kagawa

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stuart 06/04/2013 - 16:42

Hope we see more of him at Man Utd next season i like him.

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chelula 06/04/2013 - 16:04

Like u most ma kagawa,keep working hard ma lovely player…..

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issachar 06/04/2013 - 15:23

kagawa my man! he is loved in africa, expecially in nigeria.

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johnny kenny 06/04/2013 - 14:49

Kagawa will be our messi of england next season watch out!!

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