“I want to deliver the message that women can play an active role on a men's team and are up to the task," she stressed. This way the Japanese player paves the way for a future mixed team’s policy.
The Hayabusa Eleven is an amateur men’s club that plays in the Japanese Kanagawa Prefecture League. "Support Yuki’s historic challenge to get women players to mingle on men's teams," the club stated.
Nagasato was currently playing for the Chicago Red Stars of the U.S. National Women's Soccer League (NWSL). The Red Stars said that the Japanese player will return for the start of the NWSL preseason in 2021.