The famous Spanish midfielder “Barcelona” Andres Iniesta has announced his departure from Barcelona at the end of the season.
At a specially convened press conference, Iniesta, not fighting back tears, announced that this past season would be his last in the shirt of his native Barcelona.
“This is my last season. I pondered this decision for a very long time. Barcelona remain the best club in the world – a club that gave me everything,” Iniesta is quoted by the Spanish newspaper “AS”.
The next stop in the career of the 33-year-old midfielder will be China. This summer, Iniesta will sign a three-year contract with “”Counting, Lifang”.
Iniesta speaks for Barcelona in 2011. The pupil “blaugranas” in all the tournaments played 670 matches, scoring 57 goals and giving an assist 141.
In 17 years at the club Iniesta won the trophy 31, including four wins in the Champions League and eight titles of champion of Spain.
After the world Cup in Russia Andres Iniesta will finish his career in Spain. It was the Barcelona midfielder scored the winning goal in the final of the 2010 world Cup in South Africa.