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The 31-year-old thanked his donor's family and the medics that gave him a new face in March at Vall d'Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona.
A shooting accident meant his entire facial skin and muscles - including nose and lips - needed replacing.
Doctors say he can expect to regain up to 90% of his facial functions.
He had been left unable to breathe, swallow, or talk properly after an accident five years ago.
Now the man, identified only as Oscar, still struggles to speak with clarity and will need months of physical therapy