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David Villa celebrates 37th birthday as Vissel Kobe player

IANS  |  Tokyo 

Spanish striker turned 37 on Monday, a few days after he officially joined Japanese soccer club Vissel Kobe, to play alongside former teammate Andres Iniesta, who joined the club in July.

The Japanese club released a photo of the Spanish player, holding a huge strawberry and cream cake with "Happy Birthday David Villa" written on it, reports news.

The cake, with a photo of Villa wearing the club's t-shirt, was gifted to the during his presentation on Saturday, Vissel Kobe said on

Villa comes to Vissel Kobe after spending four seasons with City FC.

He had joined in 2014 from Atletico Madrid, after playing for Barcelona, Valencia and



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First Published: Mon, December 03 2018. 17:18 IST