Kūsuke "Max" Matsuno, known as Maxwell "Max" Carson in the English dub, is a Midfielder. Max is a boy who attends Raimon Junior High and meets Endou while looking for new members to join the soccer club. He claims to join the team at first merely as a way to "cure his boredom" but turns out to enjoy the sport and stays with the team all the way to the Football Frontier. He's never seen without his trademark striped plush hat with cat ears. His individual special moves are: Cross Drive, Quick Draw. He also knew a combination move together with Handa called Revolution V (with the power of the Aliea meteorite).