Football reacts to Iniesta leaving Barcelona

The 2018 Russia World Cup will be the legendary midfielder's last international tournament

Reuters/Sports Desk April 27, 2018
Andres Iniesta. PHOTO: AFP

Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta announced in an emotional news conference on Friday he is leaving the La Liga club at the end of this season after 16 trophy-filled years pulling the strings at the heart of their midfield.

Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta to leave at the end of the season

The Spain international broke down in tears at Barca’s training ground with all his team mates present and a packed press room burst into applause when he finished his opening statement.

Here are some of the reactions from the football world.


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