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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 11 0 3 0 0 575
UEFA Champions League 5 1 1 0 0 348
Copa del Rey 4 0 0 1 0 243
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 557 53 72 52 0 38416
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

What has gone wrong at Barcelona?
What has gone wrong at Barcelona?
The Blaugrana are way behind Real Madrid in the La Liga and are on the brink of being eliminated from Europe by PSG.
Andres Iniesta admitted Marco Verratti can be his successor at Barcelona, reveals Blaise Matuidi
Andres Iniesta admitted Marco Verratti can be his successor at Barcelona, reveals Blaise Matuidi
Andres Iniesta's contract at Barcelona will run down in 2018 and the Catalans are looking at a replacement for the Spaniard.
Carles Alena celebrates an assist as he would a goal: A glimpse into Barcelona's next midfield magician
Carles Alena celebrates an assist as he would a goal: A glimpse into Barcelona's next midfield magician
Barcelona will have Andres Iniesta for at least two more decades: in the form of Carles Alena.
Barcelona plot Liverpool raid with moves for Jurgen Klopp and Philippe Coutinho in the summer
Barcelona plot Liverpool raid with moves for Jurgen Klopp and Philippe Coutinho in the summer
The German manager has a lot of admirers in the board. The Brazilian has a lot of admirers in the dressing room.
UEFA Champions League 2016/17: Paris Saint-Germain 4-0 Barcelona, Player ratings
UEFA Champions League 2016/17: Paris Saint-Germain 4-0 Barcelona, Player ratings
Barca were hammered by PSG left, right and centre as they crumbled to a 0-4 defeat.
UEFA Champions League 2016-17: Paris Saint-Germain 4-0 Barcelona, 5 Talking Points
UEFA Champions League 2016-17: Paris Saint-Germain 4-0 Barcelona, 5 Talking Points
After a 4-0 thrashing at the hands of PSG, Barcelona is left needing a miracle if they want to progress to the quarterfinals of the UCL.
Interview with Joan Laporta: "Barcelona is far superior than Real Madrid, but in risk of decline"
Interview with Joan Laporta: "Barcelona is far superior than Real Madrid, but in risk of decline"
Former president of Barcelona, Joan Laporta, speaks to Sportskeeda about everything Barcelona.
Jack Wilshere praised as 'one of the best midfield players' by Pep Guardiola
Jack Wilshere praised as 'one of the best midfield players' by Pep Guardiola
The 25-year-old is a regular with The Cherries and will have only one year left on his contract at the end of the current domestic season.
La Liga 2016-17: Alaves 0-6 Barcelona, Player ratings
La Liga 2016-17: Alaves 0-6 Barcelona, Player ratings
After a rather uneasy start to the game, the Barcelona players really came to the party in the 2nd half against Alaves.
Copa del Rey 2016/17: Barcelona 1-1 Atletico Madrid (3-2 agg), Player ratings
Copa del Rey 2016/17: Barcelona 1-1 Atletico Madrid (3-2 agg), Player ratings
Barca through to the finals of Copa del Rey as Atletico fail to grab their chances.
Rumour: Barcelona keen on signing 19-year-old Uruguayan star
Rumour: Barcelona keen on signing 19-year-old Uruguayan star
Nicolas De La Cruz is yet to make his debut for the Uruguayan national side.
Gerard Pique and Rafinha major doubts for Atletico Madrid clash; Sergio Busquets returns
Gerard Pique and Rafinha major doubts for Atletico Madrid clash; Sergio Busquets returns
Both players picked up injuries in Barcelona's last game
10 greatest Spanish players of all time
10 greatest Spanish players of all time
Some true legends of the game have donned the famous La Roja shirt
5 best midfielders above the age of 30
5 best midfielders above the age of 30
These midfielders like fine wine have just got better with age
Barcelona trio set to miss the Copa del Rey quarterfinal second leg against Real Sociedad
Barcelona trio set to miss the Copa del Rey quarterfinal second leg against Real Sociedad
The midfield spine of Barcelona will be missing in action against Sociedad, and their replacements will need to be on their A game
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