BOJAN SPEAKS ON STOKE CITY CAREER
Spanish footballer BojanKrkic has revealed that he fell in love with football again during his time at Stoke City. The 31-year-old fondly remembered his time in English football during an exclusive interview with SPORTbible from his surroundings at new club Vissel Kobe in the Japanese top flight.
BojanKrkic moved to Vissel Kobe on a free transfer in the summer on the back of his time in the MLS (Major League Soccer). His last club before Vissel Kobe was Montreal Impact of Canada on the American football scene.
Spanish international BojanKrkic stunned the footballing world when he moved to Stoke City in 2014. He joined the Potters from five-time European champions Barcelona. Bojan came through the famed La Masia Academy before making his debut for the Catalan giants. He was destined for big things after his sensational scoring record for the various youth teams at Barcelona, but he was not able to live up to the lofty expectations at the Nou Camp.
BojanKrkic broke the record of the great Lionel Messi as the youngest player to represent Barcelona in the Spanish top flight after he was given his debut 19 days after his 17th birthday. The Spaniard made his Champions League debut three days after playing his first game for the Catalans in the league. According to him, everything was happening so quick.
Dutchman Frank Rijkaard was the Barcelona manager when Bojan made his Spanish La Liga debut and his Champions League debut. While he was at the Nou Camp, Bojan earned the respect of his managers such as Pep Guardiola and the abovementioned Rijkaard.
On his move to Vissel Kobe, Bojan said that he's in a good place at the moment before adding that he's enjoying everything at the Japanese club. Bojan isat Vissel Kobe alongside ex-Barcelona teammates Andres Iniesta and Sergi Samper.