Soccer: Honda to join Portugal's Portimonense after leaving Brazil club

Keisuke Honda will join Portuguese first-division side Portimonense until the end of the season after parting ways with Brazilian club Botafogo, the former Japan midfielder said Thursday.

The 34-year-old Honda, who also had spells with AC Milan, CSKA Moscow, Dutch sides Vitesse Arnhem and VVV-Venlo, Mexico's Pachuca and Melbourne Victory, revealed his next destination on his audio streaming platform.

"I wanted to come back to Europe. I saw it as a good move and accepted the offer," said Honda, who will be playing in his seventh country outside of Japan.

Honda, the only Japanese to score at three World Cups, will join fellow countrymen Koki Anzai and Kosuke Nakamura at Portimonense.

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