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Andrés Iniesta

Spanish association football player

Andrés Iniesta (born 11 May 1984) is a Spanish football player. He plays for Barcelona and the Spanish national team. He is known for scoring the 2010 FIFA World Cup winning goal against the Netherlands in the 116th minute of extra time. He is regarded as one of the greatest midfielder of all time.[2][3]

Andrés Iniesta
Andres Iniesta Joan Gamper.jpg
Personal information
Full name Andrés Iniesta Luján
Date of birth (1984-05-11) 11 May 1984 (age 35)
Place of birth Fuentealbilla, Spain
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 6 12 in)[1]
Playing position Center Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Barcelona
Number 8
Youth career
1994-1996 Albacete
1996-2000 Barcelona
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000-2002 Barcelona B
2002 Barcelona
National team
2006- Spain
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
Andrés Iniesta Euro 2012 final.jpg

Club career statisticsEdit

Club performance League CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
SpainLeague Copa del Rey EuropeTotal
2002/03 Barcelona La Liga 6 0 0 0 3 0 9 0
2003/04 11 1 3 1 3 0 17 2
2004/05 37 2 1 0 8 0 46 2
2005/06 33 0 5 0 11 1 49 1
2006/07 37 6 8 1 9 2 54 9
2007/08 31 3 7 0 11 1 49 4
2008/09 26 4 6 0 9 1 43 5
2009/10 29 1 3 0 10 0 42 1
2010/11 34 8 5 0 10 1 49 9
2011/12 27 2 6 2 8 3 41 7
2012/13 31 3 5 2 10 1 46 6
2013/14 35 3 6 0 9 0 50 3
Country Spain 337 33 55 6 101 10 495 49
Total 337 33 55 6 101 10 495 49

International career statisticsEdit

[4]

Spain national team
YearAppsGoals
2006 8 0
2007 12 5
2008 14 1
2009 5 0
2010 15 3
2011 9 1
2012 14 1
2013 17 0
2014 8 1
Total 102 12

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Azplayers.com". www.andresiniesta.azplayers.com.
  2. [1]
  3. https://edition.cnn.com/2012/08/30/sport/football/football-iniesta-messi-ronaldo/index.html
  4. Strack-Zimmermann, Benjamin. "Andrés Iniesta". www.national-football-teams.com.