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Andres Iniesta Biography & Latest News

Andres Iniesta Biography

Andrés Iniesta Luján is a Spanish football midfielder , who plays for La Liga club FC Barcelona, and the Spanish national team. He began his youth career at Albacete and senior club Barcelona team to victory in the Nike Premier Cup. Iniesta captained of Barcelona Under-15 and established himself as a player of the tournament in the season 2005-06. Iniesta developed himself and delighted the world with in a central or wide role and amazing dribbling skills in the season 2008-09. however due to his knee injury affected his contribution in the season 2009-10. During the season he made a one-year extension to his Barcelona contract which now runs until 2015 and his buy-out clause was raised from €150 million to €200 million. He played for his national team at Under-16, Under-19 and Under-21 levels. Although he was selected in FIFA World Cup (2006 and 2010) and the tournament's All-Star Team. Iniesta also became the Man of the Match of two other World Cup games and went on to win UEFA Best Player in Europe Award in the season 2011-2012.
Basic Player Info
Full Name Andrés Iniesta Luján
Nationality Spain
Position Midfielder
Current Club FC Barcelona
Shirt Number 8
Career
Clubs
FC Barcelona Jul 2002 - Present
National
Spain Jan 2006 - Oct 2016
Stats
Clubs
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FC Barcelona
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2016/2017 Primera División 9 0 3 0 0 539
UEFA Champions League 4 1 1 0 0 275
Copa del Rey 3 0 0 1 0 225
Super Cup 1 0 0 0 0 36
2015/2016 Primera División 28 1 2 2 0 2247
UEFA Champions League 7 0 0 1 0 553
Copa del Rey 4 0 0 3 0 346
Super Cup 2 0 0 1 0 128
UEFA Super Cup 1 0 0 0 0 63
2014/2015 Primera División 24 0 1 3 0 1590
UEFA Champions League 11 0 5 0 0 787
Copa del Rey 7 3 0 0 0 550
2013/2014 Primera División 35 3 6 0 0 2481
UEFA Champions League 9 0 3 2 0 779
Copa del Rey 6 0 0 0 0 320
Super Cup 2 0 0 0 0 107
2012/2013 Primera División 31 3 16 4 0 2093
UEFA Champions League 10 1 1 1 0 803
Copa del Rey 5 2 2 0 0 435
Super Cup 2 0 1 0 0 180
2011/2012 Primera División 27 2 11 3 0 1860
UEFA Champions League 8 3 1 1 0 573
Copa del Rey 6 2 0 1 0 303
Super Cup 2 1 0 0 0 180
UEFA Super Cup 1 0 0 1 0 90
2010/2011 Primera División 34 8 4 1 0 2797
UEFA Champions League 10 1 7 3 0 899
Copa del Rey 5 0 0 0 0 418
Super Cup 1 0 0 0 0 33
2009/2010 Primera División 29 1 5 2 0 1926
UEFA Champions League 9 0 1 1 0 593
Copa del Rey 3 0 0 0 0 245
2008/2009 Primera División 26 4 0 3 0 1921
UEFA Champions League 11 1 2 2 0 931
2007/2008 Primera División 31 3 0 6 0 2614
UEFA Champions League 11 1 0 0 0 814
2006/2007 Primera División 37 6 0 4 0 2692
UEFA Champions League 8 2 0 0 0 482
UEFA Super Cup 1 0 0 0 0 33
2005/2006 Primera División 33 0 0 3 0 1646
UEFA Champions League 11 1 0 1 0 530
2004/2005 Primera División 37 2 0 2 0 1674
2003/2004 Primera División 11 1 0 0 0 498
Total 553 53 72 52 0 38289
National
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Spain
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2018 Russia WC Qualification Europe 2 0 0 0 0 168
2016 France EC Qualification 5 1 0 0 0 331
European Championship 4 0 1 0 0 360
2014 Brazil WC Qualification Europe 8 0 1 0 0 595
World Cup 3 0 1 0 0 270
2013 Brazil Confederations Cup 5 0 0 0 0 404
2012 Poland/Ukraine European Championship 6 0 2 0 0 551
EC Qualification 5 1 2 0 0 425
2010 South Africa WC Qualification Europe 6 1 0 2 0 434
World Cup 6 2 0 1 0 557
2008 Austria/Switzerland EC Qualification 11 3 0 1 0 739
European Championship 6 0 0 1 0 419
2006 Germany World Cup 1 0 0 0 0 90
Total 68 8 7 5 0 5343

Andres Iniesta Latest News & Articles

Injured Iniesta ruled out of Barca trip to Eibar
Injured Iniesta ruled out of Barca trip to Eibar
BARCELONA (Reuters) – Barcelona will be without influential captain Andres Iniesta due to a calf strain for Sunday's trip to Eibar in La ...
Copa del Rey 2016/17: Real Sociedad 0-1 Barcelona: Player ratings
Copa del Rey 2016/17: Real Sociedad 0-1 Barcelona: Player ratings
Barcelona overcame Real Sociedad to win at Anoeta for the first time in ten years.
10 greatest Barcelona players of all time
10 greatest Barcelona players of all time
From Lionel Messi to Pep Guardiola, we rank the 10 greatest Barcelona players of all time
Transfer Rumour: Manchester clubs and Chelsea in touch with Lionel Messi over possible move to England
Transfer Rumour: Manchester clubs and Chelsea in touch with Lionel Messi over possible move to England
The English clubs are on high alert as Messi's contract saga drags on.
Barcelona sack director who said Lionel Messi "wouldn't be such a good player" without teammates
Barcelona sack director who said Lionel Messi "wouldn't be such a good player" without teammates
Barcelona have dismissed Pere Gratacos from a director's role after his comments about the Argentine.
Lionel Messi wouldn't be as good without Iniesta, Neymar and Pique says Barcelona director Gratacos
Lionel Messi wouldn't be as good without Iniesta, Neymar and Pique says Barcelona director Gratacos
Calling Barcelona Messi-dependant seems to have stung people at the club
Ronaldinho feeIs he helped change Barcelona and end Real Madrid's dominance
Ronaldinho feeIs he helped change Barcelona and end Real Madrid's dominance
Ronaldinho went on to win the FIFA Player of the Year twice during his stint with Barcelona.
Copa del Rey 2016/17: FC Barcelona 3-1 Athletic Club Bilbao - Player Ratings
Copa del Rey 2016/17: FC Barcelona 3-1 Athletic Club Bilbao - Player Ratings
Player performances in the Copa del Rey Round of 16 fixture between Barcelona and Athletic Club.
Copa Del Rey 2016/17: Barcelona 3 - 1 Athletic Bilbao - 5 Talking Points
Copa Del Rey 2016/17: Barcelona 3 - 1 Athletic Bilbao - 5 Talking Points
An MSN show establishes Barcelona a spot in the quarter-finals of the tournament.
BEST FIFA Awards: Barcelona's Andres Iniesta reportedly called up Real Madrid Players to apologise for snub
BEST FIFA Awards: Barcelona's Andres Iniesta reportedly called up Real Madrid Players to apologise for snub
Iniesta apologised for the "thoughtlessness" of the Barca players for not attending the BEST FIFA Awards
La Liga 2016/17: Villarreal 1-1 Barcelona - Player Ratings
La Liga 2016/17: Villarreal 1-1 Barcelona - Player Ratings
A Lionel Messi free kick in stoppage time saw Barcelona shy away from another humiliating defeat.
Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and other Barcelona players to miss Best FIFA Football Awards
Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and other Barcelona players to miss Best FIFA Football Awards
4 Barcelona players - Messi, Suarez, Iniesta and Pique - will miss tonight's Best FIFA Awards while Cristiano Ronaldo will be present.
One club XI: Best team comprising players who have stayed loyal to their club
One club XI: Best team comprising players who have stayed loyal to their club
The best football team comprising players who have stayed true to their respective clubs.
The golden fruit of the German youth system - Toni Kroos
The golden fruit of the German youth system - Toni Kroos
A look at how Germany's World Cup win in 2014 was a long time coming and a glance at other youth systems.
5 of the best team goals ever scored
5 of the best team goals ever scored
That moment when the whole team comes together to score a goal.
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