We’ll be looking at some of the World Cup Asian men taking center stage over the next month!
Japan’s Keisuke Honda scored the only goal for Japan in the against the Ivory Coast.
Samurai Blue saw their lead evaporate as Wilfried Bony and Gervinho both scored to get the African team off to a fine start.
Japan faces what looks like a must win against Greece on Thursday in Natal.
Honda has earned over 50 international caps since 2008, playing at the 2010 FIFA World Cup and winning the 2011 AFC Asian Cup, where he was also voted Player of the Tournament.