New York City football club striker, David Villa is set to join Andres Iniesta and Lukas Podolsku in J-League side, Vissel Kobe upon the expiration of his current contract at the US based club. Villa has scored 80 goals in just 124 games for New York City.
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After taking a few days to reflect, I wanted to apologize to all @nycfc fans for not achieving our objective this season. I want to thank you for the unconditional support that you gave us this year. You have, again, been the the cornerstone of our club! . . Después de unos días de reflexión tras quedar eliminados quería pedir perdón a todos los fans de #NYCFC por no poder alcanzar nuestro objetivo y a la vez daros las gracias por el apoyo incondicional durante todo el año. Habéis vuelto a ser la parte más importante de nuestro club!
The former Football club Barcelona striker made the announcement of his departure via social media. He described his move to the Japanese side as “another step towards the club’s goal of becoming the numbe one club in Asia.
In his words:
“Overwhelmed by all the love and support I received these last couple of days from fans, teammates, coaches, rivals, and executives. I can’t thank you all enough. The moment has come. It’s decided. I have a new destination. S great challenge awaits. Asia. New trips. New country. New culture. New teammates. Hello Japan. Hello Vissel Kobe. “