How social media reacted to #WelcomeHonda

One of the greatest Asian football players of all time has announced he is moving to the Hyundai A-League.

Japan legend Keisuke Honda will be pulling on a Melbourne Victory jersey in 2018-19 and when the news dropped, social media responded.

Here's the best of the reactions to #WelcomeHonda:

Even outside of Melbourne, football fans were getting in on the hype....

Some were interested in how Honda will fit in...

You can read our article addressing just that right here @LauraItalia13 👇

READ NOW: How will Melbourne Victory accommodate their new Japanese superstar?

For others, it was a release to help them get over an ex...

And, of course, there wouldn't be a major signing with a reveal video these days! Melbourne Victory address the rumours about the former AC Milan playmaker's arrival - which had been spreading for a while:


HOW IT UNFOLDED: Relive the announcement from our live ticker
FROM MOSCOW TO MILAN: Victory marquee Honda's road to stardom
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WHEN AND WHERE: How and when to watch Honda play this season