Dozens of fans welcomed members of the Spanish football team FC Barcelona at Narita International Airport today Monday (December 14).
The team is in Japan to play in the FIFA Club World Cup 2015 games.
One fan spent the night at the airport to ensure a good spot to see the players’ arrival.
“I got to see the real Andres Iniesta. It was exciting,” 20 year old university student Leo Osaki said.
“It was just like looking at his pictures. He has such a strong presence,” 19-year old university student Rie Sekine said, also speaking about midfielder Andres Iniesta.
FC Barcelona’s first match will be against China’s Guangzhou Evergrande FC on Thursday (December 17).