A profile of the rise of the Japanese teenager...
Name: Ryo Miyaichi
Club: Chukyodai Chuyko High School
Born in Okazaki, near Nagoya, Ryo Miyaichi will be 18 on December 14, 2010. A product of the Japanese High School soccer system, he hit the headlines worldwide for being praised by Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, the manager who has allegedly convinced him to sign for the Gunners.
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