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Japan's Keisuke Honda plans on redeeming himself at World Cup

After lackluster campaign with AC Milan, striker looks to world's biggest stage

10ThingstoSeeSports - Japan's Keisuke Honda, right, fights for the ball with Cyprus' Giorgos Merkis during a friendly soccer match in Saitama, north of Tokyo, Tuesday, May 27, 2014. Japan will play against Ivory Coast, Greece and Colombia in Group C of the World Cup 2014 in Brazil
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10ThingstoSeeSports - Japan's Keisuke Honda, right, fights for the ball with Cyprus' Giorgos Merkis during a friendly soccer match in Saitama, north of Tokyo, Tuesday, May 27, 2014. Japan will play against Ivory Coast, Greece and Colombia in Group C of the World Cup 2014 in Brazil. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)

SOCCERLY.COM: Japanese star Keisuke Honda is a little disappointed and embarrassed when it comes to his 2013/14 soccer season with AC Milan and he’s planning on redeeming himself at the World Cup in Brazil. He said nobody’s ever sure of being selected for their homeland and he wants to make the most of this chance he’s been given because he’s not sure he’ll get another one.

The 27-year-old forward told the Japanese press, “Nobody is guaranteed of playing in the next World Cup. For myself, I’ve been working to make this World Cup a turning point. I’m going in with a feeling that ‘There is no next chance.’” ... read more at Soccerly.com

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