Andres Iniesta said he has decided to reject the various bids from other clubs to accept Vannes Kobe because the project convinced him.
“It’s a special day for me. This is a great opportunity for me in my sports career, “Iniesta told a press conference after being presented as a Vissel Kobe player on Thursday morning, reports 9sport.
Iniesta announced weeks ago that he would leave Barcelona after full 14 years of stay there.
The Spaniard was closely linked with a move to China’s Super League, while Australia was mentioned as another possible destination for him.
“I had different bids from other clubs, but I decided on Vissel Kobe because the project that was presented to me seemed to me very interesting,” he revealed.
He has said that he is eager to live in Japan.
“Japan is a wonderful place, as is their culture. I look forward to living in Japan, “he added.