Former Barcelona Star Andres Iniesta Signs With New Club! A few days after his last match for Barcelona, Iniesta has signed with Japan’s Vissel Kobe club.The club’s owner Hiroshi Mikitani confirmed to reporters in Tokyo that the world class player was joining his club.
“I am pleased to announce today that Andres Iniesta will be signing up to play with Vissel Kobe after his historic career at FC Barcelona,” Mikitani said.
Iniesta was unveiled by Vissel at a glitzy news conference in Tokyo. “This is a very special day for me. This is a very important challenge for my career,” the 34 year old star said.
“The J-League will hopefully spread in Asia. I’d like to help with that,” added Iniesta. Iniesta will reportedly pocket an estimated annual salary of $30 million.