Busquets & Iniesta get emotional about 'special' Barca-Kobe game
- The clubs' respective captains preview the upcoming game.
- Iniesta says: "It will be special to face my ex-teammates."
- Busquets adds: "Andres means a lot to the players that have come out of La Masia."
- The Blaugrana midfielder finishes up: "It will be special to play against him".
FC Barcelona and Vissel Kobe are currently holding a combined press conference which naturally involves the clubs' captains, Andres Iniesta and Sergio Busquets. The legends preview the upcoming friendly between the sides which is scheduled for Saturday, July 27. Kick-off is at 11:00 AM CET.
Clearly, this game is going to be a very emotional moment for both sides. Andres Iniesta will face his former Barcelona teammates for the first time since his heartfelt exit back in May 2018.
He says, as quoted by the FC Barcelona official media: "It will be special to face my ex-teammates. We will try to compete well and I hope it's a special day for the whole team".
Busquets echoes his statement: "Andres means a lot to the players that have come out of La Masia, and having the support of players like Iniesta makes everything easier. He is also a great friend and it will be special to play against him".
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Busquets and Iniesta shared some iconic moments together at Barcelona. They have won three Champions League trophies - in 2009, in 2011 and 2015.