The Lengendary Andres Iniesta, the world of football has been filled with great moments that get us thinking “was this ever possible?”. Some of this moments would never have been created without certain players being of the field of play to dazzle our screens.
This players in question have been grouped into categories with some being regarded as legends. Some of such persons who fa I to this categories include the likes of Ronaldo of Brazil, Ronaldinho, Frank Lampard, John Terry, Stephen Gerrard and the likes.
One of the greatest legend that we would not seem to forget in a while is the Spanish legend Andrés Iniesta Luján. Popularly called Andrés Iniesta or Iniesta, he was born on May 11 in the year 1984.
The 37 years old plays the position of the Centre midfielder and played most of his career with Catalan giants Barcelona where he started of from La Masia, the youth team of the club making 49 appearances with 5 goals.
He then made his first-team debut at the age of 18 in 2002. After then, he began playing regularly during the 2004–05 season and remained in the team until 2018 where he made 674 appearances and accumulated a total of 57 goals and an impressive 138 assist.
At Barcelona, he made a huge impact in the team that won two historic trebles in 2009 and 2015, and his 35 trophies, which includes nine La Ligas and four UEFA Champions League titles makes him the most decorated Spanish footballer of all time.
At national level, he was a force to reckon with as he played for Spain at the Under-16, Under-19 and Under-21 levels before making his international debut in 2006. He helped Spain win UEFA Euro 2008, was a key member of the victorious Spanish team at the 2010 FIFA World Cup; in 2012, Iniesta led Spain to their second consecutive continental crown, being chosen as the Man of the Match of the final against Italy, and was named the Player of the Tournament.
Iniesta has been named in the FIFA FIFPro World XI nine times and was chosen in the UEFA Team of the Year on six occasions. He was named in the All-time UEFA Euro XI. He won the UEFA Best Player in Europe Award in 2012 and was named the IFFHS World’s Best Playmaker in 2012 and 2013. Iniesta was runner-up to Lionel Messi for the 2010 FIFA Ballon d’Or and achieved third place in 2012.
The Spaniard currently plays for Japanese side Vissel Kobe where he has made 7 appearances with two goals and one assist to his name