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Andres Iniesta finally confirms where he’s heading after leaving Barcelona

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Andres Iniesta has left Barcelona and after weeks and months of speculation he has finally confirmed where he’s heading.

The midfielder has uploaded a picture of himself on the way to Japan with Rakuten CEO Hiroshi Mikitani, who also happens to own Japanese side Vissel Kobe.

The picture is captioned: “Heading to my new home, with my friend Hiroshi Mikitani” followed by a Japan emoji, a football and an aeroplane.

So there we have it Iniesta is on his way to Japan where he will be starting a new life in the J-League once the World Cup is over.

Iniesta won’t be the first Barcelona player to feature in the Japanese league. Julio Salinas played for Yokohama F Marinos and Txiki Begiristain spent a couple of seasons with Urawa Red Diamonds.

Let’s wish Don Andres all the best for the future and his new life in Japan!