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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 - Present
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 22 0 3 2 0 1239
UEFA Champions League 8 1 1 2 0 593
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 571 53 72 56 0 39325
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 3 0 0 0 0 238
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 69 8 7 5 0 5413

Andres Iniesta Latest News & Articles

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Top 5 things Liverpool must do this summer
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5 players Barcelona must buy to compete with Real Madrid next season
Barcelona need investment, and of the right kind to compete in next year's La Liga and Champions League.
La Liga 2016/17: 5 reasons why Barcelona ceded the trophy to Real Madrid
La Liga 2016/17: 5 reasons why Barcelona ceded the trophy to Real Madrid
Barcelona lost out by just three points, but it could have been much more.
La Liga 2016/17, Barcelona 4-2 Eibar: Player Ratings
La Liga 2016/17, Barcelona 4-2 Eibar: Player Ratings
An inconsequential win for Barcelona as they relinquish their Spanish crown.
Reports: Barcelona to sign €80 million Spaniard as Andres Iniesta replacement
Reports: Barcelona to sign €80 million Spaniard as Andres Iniesta replacement
Barcelona are looking to invest heavily on young talent for the new season.
FIFA 17: 5 Barcelona players with better attacking attributes than Lionel Messi
FIFA 17: 5 Barcelona players with better attacking attributes than Lionel Messi
Even Lionel Messi does not have the overall best-attacking attributes at FC Barcelona
Xavi Hernandez names the ideal Andrés Iniesta replacement
Xavi Hernandez names the ideal Andrés Iniesta replacement
Iniesta's contract at Barcelona expires at the end of next season
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5 superstars who deserved the Ballon d'Or instead of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have won every single Ballon d'Or award since 2008!
5 times Barcelona destroyed Real Madrid in El Clasico
5 times Barcelona destroyed Real Madrid in El Clasico
Two 5-0 wins make the list.
Andres Iniesta's road to destiny: Federer, Alonso, Estiarte and the sound of silence
Andres Iniesta's road to destiny: Federer, Alonso, Estiarte and the sound of silence
How Iniesta bounced back from an injury crisis that threatened to end his World Cup dream
Reports: Barcelona superstar has decided to leave the club in 2018
Reports: Barcelona superstar has decided to leave the club in 2018
The Barcelona legend wants to step aside so that the club can plan for the future
5 players with better passing than Lionel Messi on FIFA 17
5 players with better passing than Lionel Messi on FIFA 17
Messi is known for his mesmerising dribbling and goal scoring ability, but a skill of his which is underrated is his passing.
Reports: Barcelona interested in £65 million Premier League superstar to replace Andres Iniesta
Reports: Barcelona interested in £65 million Premier League superstar to replace Andres Iniesta
Barcelona are desperate to sign this 65 million rated superstar in the summer transfer window
Reports: Barcelona close to signing replacement for Andres Iniesta
Reports: Barcelona close to signing replacement for Andres Iniesta
Barcelona are desperate to sign this 55 million rated superstar in the summer transfer window
5 of the most positive changes made at Barcelona in the last decade
5 of the most positive changes made at Barcelona in the last decade
Barcelona as a club has revolutionised the game in the last decade leading to the unparalleled success of their own.
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