Iniesta, 36, relocated to Vissel Kobe in 2018 after investing his whole profession at Barca

Andres Iniesta deals with four months out of action after going through an operation to treat a burst hamstring, the Vissel Kobe midfielder’s representatives stated in a statement Wednesday.

Spain’s World Cup final goalscoring hero in 2010, Iniesta ruptured his ideal hamstring throughout Vissel Kobe’s Asian Champions League last 16 win against Shanghai SIPG last week and flew back to his former home Barcelona to go through surgery.

Iniesta was dealt with by renowned sports surgeon Ramon Cugat, who usually carries out operations on Barca players and hurt players from other leading European sides, consisting of Manchester City.

Iniesta, 36, moved to Vissel Kobe in 2018 after spending his entire career till then at Barca.

He retired from worldwide football after the 2018 World Cup.