30-Year-Old Midfielder 1. FC Nürnberg Germany Bundesliga 2
Hasebe has declared himself recovered and fit after suffering a torn meniscus in January, which required two surgeries, FIFA.com reports.
Hasebe was able to play in FC Nurnberg's final game of the season, while playing 45 minutes for Japan against Cyprus at the end of May. Japan begin their World Cup on Saturday against the Ivory Coast before taking on Greece and Colombia.