AC Milan playmaker Keisuke Honda bagged a back heel assist for Japan v New Zealand

Japan could well be one of the surprise teams in the World Cup and their brand of Tiki-Taka football, led by the likes of Shinji Kagawa and Keisuke Honda, has the possibility of pushing them to global stardom.

On Wednesday, the Blue Samurai blitzed New Zealand, going 4-0 up in the space of 17 minutes.

Goals from Shinji Okazaki (2), Shinji Kagawa and Masato Morishige eased Japan to a winning scoreline with the fourth set up by a beautiful Keisuke Honda back heel.

The Japanese maestro has shown glimpses of his talent at AC Milan and this was a special assist…


Keisuke Honda