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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 - Present
Stats
Clubs
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FC Barcelona
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2017/2018 Primera División 4 0 0 0 0 211
Super Cup 1 0 0 0 0 68
UEFA Champions League 1 0 1 0 0 0
2016/2017 Primera División 23 0 3 2 0 1329
UEFA Champions League 8 1 1 2 0 593
Copa del Rey 5 0 0 2 0 333
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 579 53 73 57 0 39784
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 6 0 2 0 0 490
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 72 8 9 5 0 5665

Andres Iniesta Latest News & Articles

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The U-17 WC is a springboard for young talented footballers, to get a glimpse of the stars of the future
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Barcelona transfer round-up: Messi, Iniesta sign new contracts, Coutinho plan dropped and more
All the transfer updates involving Barcelona
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5 special moments that Barcelona fans would love to relive again​
From the recent revival against PSG to Chelsea's nightmare, the moments that give Barca fans shivers.
La Liga 2017/18, Deportivo Alaves 0-2 Barcelona: Player Ratings
La Liga 2017/18, Deportivo Alaves 0-2 Barcelona: Player Ratings
Messi's record breaking goals also broke Alaves' resolve.
Reports: Andres Iniesta edging closer to a move to Premier League giants
Reports: Andres Iniesta edging closer to a move to Premier League giants
Andres Iniesta might soon be playing in the Premier League!
5 Real Madrid and Barcelona players who grew up supporting the other club
5 Real Madrid and Barcelona players who grew up supporting the other club
El Clasico is one of the most emotional rivalries in football.
FC Barcelona legend to leave for PSG and other transfer news and rumours of the day - 20th July, 2017
FC Barcelona legend to leave for PSG and other transfer news and rumours of the day - 20th July, 2017
A quick look at all the top transfer news of the day.
Reports: Barcelona make stunning cash+Andre Gomes bid for world class midfielder
Reports: Barcelona make stunning cash+Andre Gomes bid for world class midfielder
Barcelona are willing to offer a whopping amount of money plus one of their star players!
5 reasons why Lionel Messi should become a midfielder
5 reasons why Lionel Messi should become a midfielder
Barcelona and Argentina could retain lost glories with Messi as a midfielder
5 reasons why Barcelona are one of the world's most famous clubs
5 reasons why Barcelona are one of the world's most famous clubs
FC Barcelona are undoubtedly one of the world's most famous football teams - here are five reasons why.
Barcelona's Andres Iniesta speaks out on his future plans
Barcelona's Andres Iniesta speaks out on his future plans
Iniesta's contract runs out in the summer of 2018
5 players who made their mark as a teenager at Barcelona
5 players who made their mark as a teenager at Barcelona
The finest players to make their Barcelona debut before reaching 20...
Reports: Barcelona to make €80 million bid for world-class midfielder
Reports: Barcelona to make €80 million bid for world-class midfielder
He is seen as the perfect replacement for Andres Iniesta.
FC Barcelona players set to receive a downgrade in FIFA 18
FC Barcelona players set to receive a downgrade in FIFA 18
Barcelona players who will have their FIFA ratings downgraded after a woeful season
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