Official: David Villa announces on his Instagram and on his YouTube channel that he will be joining Japanese side Vissel Kobe who correctly has players, Podolski & Andres Iniesta. David Villa leaves NYCFC to join Japanese team and will most likely retire with Vissel Kobe! David Villa was NYCFC first ever player, first every Designated player, first ever goal scorer, first ever captain, and top goal scorer. After 4-years with NYCFC, he leaves at the age of 36. He will turn 37, December 3!
Report: Possible Replacement for David Villa in NYC, Spanish Striker Sergio Leon, is also drawing interest from Toronto FC, sources tell me. The 29-year-old currently plays for La Liga side Real Betis, where he has scored 11 goals in 31 appearances. Should Leon go to either NYC or Toronto?!
Rumor: According to multiple reports coming out of Japan and Spain, former Spain international David Villa is most likely moving to Japan to finish up his career. NYCFC announced that this was his last season with the club. David Villa joined NYCFC as their first ever player and captain 4 years ago and is the current top goal scorer for the team. He is also the goal scorer for the Spanish international team. After playing for Valencia, Barcelona, Atletico Madrid, Melbourne City, and NYCFC, could Japan be his final destination?
After four years of service, and 80 goals in 124 appearances in all competitions, David Villa and NYCFC officially part ways. Villa isn't done yet, as it has been hinted that the 2016 MVP Winner could find new opportunities elsewhere, with a rumored move to Japan. Where do you see David Villa ending his career?