WHAT HAPPENED TO BOJAN KRKIC?

The former Barca youth sensation was dubbed as the next “Lionel Messi” is now in Japan playing for Vissel Kobe. Bojan was probably the first of many names to be likened as the next Messi, but a career that has seen Bojan become something of a journeyman is nowhere near the standard that Messi has set.

It was in 2006, that Bojan first came on to the big scene with many expecting him to have the kind of performances that Messi was having then. Messi has gone on to win SEVEN Balon D’ Or since then. Bojan joined La Masia at the age of 8, and by the time he graduated to the first team at just 16 he had scored an astonishing 850 goals for different level of youth teams at Barca.

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.

KRKIC REVEALS HE REGRETS LEAVING BARCELONA EARLY IN HIS CAREER

Spanish La Liga giants Barcelona have had a lot of young talents get promoted from their famous youth academy La Masia over the years and while a lot of them have gone on to make a name for themselves in their career, a lot of others have failed to live up to expectations and saw their careers go down the drain. Spanish midfield legend Andres Iniesta was a product of the La Masia youth academy and is a typical example of some of the academy's graduates who went on to have a remarkable career ahead of them.

KRKIC: ROMA CAREER EXAMINED

Spanish forward BojanKrkic was a hot prospect when he burst onto the scene at Barcelona but he was unable to realise his huge potentials as shown while he came through the famed La Masia Academy at the club to make his debut for the first team at the Nou Camp. After failing to break into the starting XI at Barcelona, BojanKrkic was sold to Italian capital team AS Roma in 2011 for €12m.

BOJAN KRKIC: MONTREAL IMPACT CAREER REVEALED

Spanish attacker BojanKrkic is currently without a club since leaving Major League Soccer (MLS) club Montreal Impact at the end of last year. The 30-year-old left Montreal Impact when his contract with the MLS outfit ended in December 2020.

The 30-year-old had earlier signed a contract with Montreal Impact on August 7, 2019 until the end of 2020. He tasted MLS football for the first time in a 3-2 defeat at the hands of Chicago Fire. BojanKrkic came on in the place of ShamitShome for the final 27 minutes of the league match. His first goal in the colours of Montreal Impact came later in the month.

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