Melbourne Victory confirm Honda kit number

Melbourne Victory have assigned Keisuke Honda a squad number for the upcoming Hyundai A-League season.

The club confirmed the news yesterday on their official Twitter account while also teasing the release of their new kits on August 31st.

WHEN AND WHERE: How and when to watch Honda play this season

SQUAD CHECK: Every Hyundai A-League squad updated 

The Victory no. 4 has previously been donned by Nick Ansell, Rhys Williams, Petar Franjic, Steven Pace and Mark Byrnes.

Prior to his retirement after the FIFA World Cup™, Honda had been wearing no.4 for Japan since the 2011/12 season.

Honda had the number seven on his back during his time at CSKA Moscow before taking the famous number 10 at AC Milan.

Last season, he wore the no.2 kit for Mexican club CF Pachuca.