Iniesta shuns Australia, choosing between China and Japan

Andres Iniesta claims he will likely retire from international football after the World Cup

In another interview with top Spanish radio, Onda Cero, Iniesta revealed that this summer's World Cup tournament holding in Russian Federation would be his last involvement with the national team.

Iniesta told Onda Cero radio late Monday that "if nothing unusual happens, this World Cup will be my last participation with the Spanish national team". He also was a key part of Spain's two European Championships in 2008 and 2012.

Sunday will mark Iniesta's final appearance for Barca when they host Real Sociedad in the last game of the Spanish top-flight season, after which the playmaker will decide on a lucrative move to one of Asia's mega-rich top-tier clubs.

FC Barcelona midfielder and captain Andrés Iniesta said he will continue his professional football career either in Japan or in China. Then, there's the World Cup, I want to get this resolved so that I can focus.

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He's had a hugely successful career both at club and global level, lifting the World Cup along with the Champions League four times.

However, Iniesta says that the most important factor is his family, as he seeks a comfortable quality of life for his wife and three children.

The 33-year-old has played 669 times for Barca since 2002, scoring 57 goals throughout his club career.

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