In his post, Róbson Januário thanked all the Iranians for their warm hospitality during his stay in Iran.
“Thanks to all Iranians for the affection. I’m sure that I will find them in a next opportunity. Thank you all for the support, I’m grateful to you!!” he wrote.
Januário joined the Iranian professional football club, Esteghlal, in July 2017. He signed on loan until the end of the 2016-17 season. After joining Esteghlal, he quickly established himself and became a regular starter in the team. He finished the season with 23 appearances as Esteghlal finished the season as runners-up in the league.
In July 2017, Robson signed with Portuguese club Boavista F.C.