HONG KONG: iya on live
During the 2006 FIFA World Cup, iya was the official guest of the city of Hong Kong, for a football animation.
The very warm welcome touched the football genius: ”I’ve never had such a good welcome in any other foreign country.” A special press day has been allowed by iya to the different media that came during this event. iya made the headlines of the most famous Chinese newspapers and TVs. His talent has been saluted by a great Chinese personality (the Chinese Sports Minister) after the shirt swap.