Andres Iniesta returns to his old club Barcelona, after a few months of saying his goodbye and ending his career at the club where it all started for him as a footballer.
The 33-year-old who left his Japanese base to be with old teammates again was welcomed by Captain Lionel Messi, who said he was delighted to see him back at Barcelona again.
The midfielder played for the Barcelona’s youth academy at the age of 12. He helped the club win 31 titles as well as four Champions Leagues and scored the only goal as Spain beat the Netherlands to win the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
Andres Iniesta who was the special visitor and club legend on Monday afternoon, a watched Barcelona players being put through their paces by coach Ernesto Valverde. Iniesta greeted his friends and former teammates after the session.
According to a report by Barcelona, Andres Iniesta who plays for Japanese side Vissel Kobe, has played a total of 15 games for them so far, scoring three goals. From next season he will be joined by David Villa, whom he played alongside from 2010 until 2013