|Full name||Kohei Matsushita|
|Date of birth||July 24, 1985|
|Place of birth||Hakusan, Ishikawa, Japan|
|Height||1.77 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)|
|2001–2003||Shizuoka Gakuen High School|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Kohei attended Shizuoka Gakuen High School, with whom he won the All Japan High school Championship and Best 11 award in 2002, and began his career with Júbilo Iwata, playing for the team's U-18, U-19, and U-23 teams. After a loan spell with Ehime FC in 2006, he moved clubs in 2007, and was the key outside player for Ehime for three season.
Kohei decided to move abroad in 2011 and entered the open trial for Atlanta Silverbacks in the North American Soccer League. He became the first Japanese player ever to sign with the club and made his debut for his new team on April 16, 2011 in a game against FC Edmonton. Atlanta announced on November 8, 2011 that Matsushita would return for the 2012 season.
|Club performance||League||Cup||League Cup||Total|
|Japan||League||Emperor's Cup||J.League Cup||Total|
|2004||Jubilo Iwata||J1 League||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2006||Ehime FC||J2 League||32||2||2||0||-||34||2|
|United States||League||Open Cup||League Cup||Total|
Has been mainly playing on the left flank known for his accurate pinpoint crosses. Names former Brazilian National Team Player Cafu as his idol player.
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