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# j-league - Friday 23 August, 2019

'I miss you already' - Iniesta pens emotional farewell letter to Torres as Spain legend retires

The pair played on opposing teams in the J-League today, with ‘El Nino’ making his final-ever appearance.

# j-league - Friday 9 August, 2019

Manchester City sign Japanese forward

J.League side Gamba Osaka have confirmed the departure of Ryotaro Meshino.

# j-league - Saturday 27 July, 2019

Vermaelen becomes fourth former Barcelona player to join Vissel Kobe

Ahead of a friendly between the clubs, Thomas Vermaelen made the move from Barca to the Japanese side.

# j-league - Sunday 23 June, 2019

'I would love to relive that spell': Torres hails Gerrard as favourite team-mate

The retiring striker has looked back on his time at Anfield.

# j-league - Saturday 22 December, 2018

'I hope I can convey what I have learned and what I feel for this club': Iniesta outlines Barca coaching ambition

A place in the Camp Nou dugout is not a burning desire for the Spanish legend but says he does want to give back to Barcelona when he retires.

# j-league - Saturday 1 December, 2018

After four years and 80 goals in New York, Spain legend David Villa to join Iniesta in Japan

Ahead of his imminent departure from New York City, the veteran striker has confirmed he will join Vissel Kobe.

# j-league - Sunday 22 July, 2018

Life after La Liga: Iniesta and Torres suffer defeats in highly-anticipated J.League debuts

Fernando Torres and Andres Iniesta suffered defeats in their respective J.League bows for Sagan Tosu and Vissel Kobe on Sunday.

# j-league - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Fernando Torres is following Andres Iniesta to Japan

The former Liverpool and Atletico Madrid striker has confirmed that he will be on his way to the Far East, joining Sagan Tosu on a free transfer.

# j-league - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

Torres set to make future call as departure from Europe is confirmed

The legendary Atletico Madrid striker is close to making a decision on his next move, with his father hinting that a switch to Japan is on the cards.

# j-league - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

Torres set for move to Japan after league officials jump the gun with announcement

The Spanish striker has been linked with a move to Sagan.

# j-league - Friday 12 January, 2018

A Japanese footballing legend wants to retire in 9 years' time - when he turns 60

Kazuyoshi Miura has once again proved that age is just a number by signing another new contract.

# j-league - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Forget about China: Lukas Podolski signs €5m/year deal to move to Japan

German World Cup winner will join Vissel Kobe this summer.

# j-league - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

# j-league - Monday 20 July, 2015

Shansuke Nakamura rolls back the years with a perfect 90th minute free-kick

Celtic fans have permission to get misty eyed.

# j-league - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Hiroshima through as goal-line technology introduced

The J-League winners proved too strong for their New Zealand opponents in a historic game for football.