"After what has happened this week I would like to convey my sadness as a person, as a father of three daughters, as a husband and as a footballer" at what has happened around "our football and around the Spanish women's national team", Iniesta wrote on his social networks.
Iniesta announced in May that he was leaving Vissel Kobe in Japan earlier than expected after spending large parts of the J-League season on the bench
Spanish champions Barcelona cruised past Andres Iniesta's Vissel Kobe 2-0 in a friendly in Tokyo on Tuesday, less than 48 hours after completing their domestic season.
Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta said Thursday he will make an early exit from Japanese side Vissel Kobe but intends to keep playing aged 39.
Watching this year's World Cup on TV will be a different experience, Spanish football legend Andres Iniesta told AFP on Thursday, but he believes his compatriots can lift the trophy without him.
Spain left Andres Iniesta out of their starting line-up for their World Cup second round tie against hosts Russia today at 8 pm in Bangladesh time.
World Media pays tribute to departing Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta after he put in a great performance in the Copa Del Rey final against Sevilla.
Barcelona's midfield maestro Andres Iniesta suggests that the match against AS Roma in the Champions League could have been his last match in the competition.
Andres Iniesta may be considering international retirement and winding down his club career in China but Spain's creator-in-chief demonstrates why he might be leaving too soon.