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Place of birth  Tokyo, Japan
Name  Paris Nakajima-Farran
Siblings  Issey Nakajima-Farran
2007–2009  Naestved BK
Weight  69 kg

Years  Team
Height  1.73 m
2004–2007  Yokohama F. Marinos
Role  Footballer
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Full name  English: Paris Yui Nakajima-Farran Kanji: 中島勇生
Date of birth  (1989-08-11) 11 August 1989 (age 26)

Playing position  Defender, Midfielder

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Paris Yui Nakajima-Farran (中島 勇生, Nakajima Yūi, born 11 August 1989) is a Canadian former professional footballer.



Paris was born in Tokyo to a Zimbabwean father and Japanese mother. At the age of four, he moved to England with his family, and returned to Japan ten years later to play football with the youth team of the J-League club Yokohama F. Marinos. His brother Issey is also a professional footballer. Paris has Canadian and British citizenship, and is a graduate of Yokohama International School, where he played alongside Mike Havenaar.

Club career

Paris played for the Yokohama F. Marinos youth team from 2004 until 2007. He went professional in 2007 at the age of 17, after signing a two-year contract with Danish 1st Division team Næstved Boldklub. In September 2009, Paris joined his brother at AC Horsens on a 1-year deal. In July 2011, he signed with Hong Kong First Division League club South China AA, but was released by the club on 7 January 2012. Later that year he joined Spanish third division side CE Europa, and played mostly for the second team. Paris also had a stint with Japanese fifth Division outfit, Dezzolla Shimane, before joining Tokyo 23 FC which plays in the Kantō Soccer League.


In January 2008, Paris got his first international call in up for the winter training camp held in Florida for the Canadian national team. He also trained with Canada's U-23 Olympic squad in March 2008. Paris earned his first cap for Canada U-20 in an exhibition match against Argentina in May 2008, starting at right back. He has also represented the Canadian U-20 side during the 2009 edition of the Francophone Games hosted by Lebanon.


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