Meet the Bundesliga Legends: Yasuhiko Okudera
They each left an indelible mark on the Bundesliga. Nine legends in their own right, now proudly flying the Bundesliga flag across the globe.
And Yasuhiko Okudera is one of the biggest - a pioneer for one of the major lands in the world alongside the Bundesliga. His remarkbly successful first season in Cologne showed Germany what the midfielder could do, before he became a cult hero at Werder Bremen, as well as pulling on the colours of capital club Hertha Berlin.
Get to know the iconic members of the Bundesliga Legends Network below…