Soccer Superstar Andres Iniesta Joins Vissel Kobe!

June 4, 2018
by RNN

Tokyo, May 24, 2018 - Rakuten Vissel Kobe, Inc., a Rakuten Group company, today announced that Andres Iniesta will join Vissel Kobe, the much-loved Western Japan football club, after an historic career at FC Barcelona, one of the most iconic and beloved football clubs in the world.

Andres Iniesta is a central midfielder known for his superior ball control and on-field vision. He joined FC Barcelona's "cantera" youth league system at the age of 12, and made his La Liga debut in 2002, continuing to play for the club over the next 16 years. He has served as team captain since 2015, and in November 2017 signed a lifetime contract, the first such contract in the whole of FC Barcelona's history.

Welcoming events were held at Rakuten Crimson House and Noevir Stadium Kobe for this iconic, world- famous player, and RNN was on the ground to catch all the excitement!

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