Wataru Endo was born on February 9, 1993, in Shizuoka, Japan.
He primarily plays as a defensive midfielder but is versatile enough to operate as a central defender.
Endo began his professional career with Shonan Bellmare in the J.League in 2011, showcasing his early talent.
In 2023, he made a significant move to the EPL, where he established himself as a key player.
Wataru Endo made his debut for the Japanese national team in 2012 and has since become a regular fixture in the squad.
His adaptability allows him to contribute both defensively and offensively, making him a valuable asset for both club and country.
Endo captained the Japanese national team during the 2019 Copa America, showcasing his leadership qualities.
He played a crucial role in helping Urawa Red Diamonds win the AFC Champions League in 2017.
Endo joined Belgian Pro League club VfL Wolfsburg on loan in 2019, gaining valuable European experience.
After his loan spell in Europe, Endo returned to the J.League, signing with Yokohama F. Marinos in 2020 before returning to VfB Stuttgart in 2021.