April 29: Soccer Pro Takada Guest Speaker at ILC’s Japanese Language Table

| April 27, 2015


Webster University’s International Languages & Cultures welcomes professional soccer player and Saint Louis Football Club midfielder Kentaro Takada for a special Japanese Language Table event on Wednesday, April 29, from 3:30-4:30 p.m. in Webster Hall, room 135.

Takada will visit Webster’s home campus to speak on cultural differences in between Japan and U.S., the value of sports and how to stay motivated through tough times. Takada, who enjoys meeting and talking with students about their passion and dreams, will award a Saint Louis Football Club Arch scarf to attendees who ask Takada a great question in Japanese or share a great sports story from their own lives.

“He is a very humble, hardworking, strong willed, friendly and passionate person said International Languages & Cultures teaching assistant Aori Inoue Rodriguez.

Takada, who currently plays for the United Soccer League, made history in the 2011 season as being the first player to score in the new North American Soccer League in a 2-1 victory over the Atlanta Silverbacks on April 9, 2011.

Japanese refreshments will also provided.


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