Birth Name: Farid Yu Darvishsefat
Place of Birth: Osaka, Japan
Date of Birth: 16 August, 1986
Yu Darvish is a Japanese professional baseball player.
His father, Farsad Darvishsefat, is Iranian. His mother, Ikuyo, is Japanese. His parents met while studying in Florida, U.S. The couple settled in Osaka, Japan, where Yu was born. Yu has a son with his partner, Japanese wrestler Seiko Yamamoto, and two children with his former wife, Japanese actress, model, and television personality Saeko.
Yu is a pitcher, and stands at 6 feet 5 inches tall, 196cm. His father was also a sportsman, excelling in soccer and motocross.