is a Japanese footballer who plays for Serie A club Milan and the Japan national football team. He plays as an attacking midfielder, but he can equally play as a winger or a deep-lying playmaker. Honda has frequently featured as a right winger in the 2014-2015 Serie A season. He is also known for his free-kicks, dribbling and ability as a dead ball specialist. He has earned over 60 international caps since 2008, playing at the 2010 FIFA World Cup, the 2014 FIFA World Cup and winning the 2011 AFC Asian Cup, where he was also voted Player of the Tournament.