Andreas iniesta

Andreas Iniesta My Idol, the best midfielder in the field. In the WORLD.

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Andreas IniestaMy Idol, the best midfielder in the field. In the WORLD.

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ProfilMy idol, his name Iniesta, Andres Iniesta Lujan.

He born at Fuentealbilla, Spanish, 11 May 1984. He 30 years old, now. His height 170 cm. He plays for Spanish club FC Barcelona and Spanish national team. In FC Barcelona, he take number 8 and in Spanish National Team, he take number 6.

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CarrerIniesta came through La Masia, the Barcelona youth

academy. He made his first-team debut in 2002, aged 18. He began playing regularly during the 2004–05 season. In 2009, he helped FC Barcelona get a tribel winner.

Iniesta played for Spain at the Under-16, Under-19 and Under-21 levels before making his international debut in 2006. He was selected in the team for the 2006 FIFA World Cup. He helped Spain win Euro 2008. Iniesta was also chosen for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. At Euro 2012, being chosen as the Best Player of the Tournament and winning 3 Man of the Match awards.

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Style of playsLike fellow La Masia graduate Cesc Fàbregas,

Iniesta originally started as a defensive midfielder but his balance, ball control and agility allied with his skill on the ball saw him make progress as an attacking midfielder. He can creates score or assist his friend, Vicente del Bosque described him as “The complete footballer. He can attack and defend, he creates and scores," and he can play in all position, Frank Rijkaard said "I played him as a false winger, central midfielder, deep midfielder and just behind the striker and he was always excellent."

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Honours with FC Barcelona

La Liga: 2004–05, 2005–06, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11, 2012–13 Copa del Rey: 2008–09, 2011–12; Runner-up 2010–11, 2013–14 Supercopa de España: 2005, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013; Runner-

up 2012 UEFA Champions League: 2005–06, 2008–09, 2010–11 UEFA Super Cup: 2009, 2011; Runner-up 2006 FIFA Club World Cup: 2009, 2011; Runner-up 2006

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Honours with Spanish

National Team FIFA World Cup: 2010 UEFA European Football Championship: 2008, 2012 UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship: 2002 UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship: 2001

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Individual Honours

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award: 2012 Euro 2012 Player of the Tournament: 2012 UEFA Champions League Best Player: 2011–12 FIFA Ballon d'Or: 2nd place 2010, 4th Place 2011, 3rd Place 2012 Onze de Bronze: 2009 La Liga Spanish Player of the Year: 2009 Trofeo Alfredo di Stéfano: 2nd best player in La Liga 2008–09, 3rd

in 2011–12 IFFHS World's Best Playmaker: 2012, 2013 La Liga's Best Attacking Midfielder: 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013. Marca Legend Award: 2011 FIFA Confederations Cup Silver Ball: 2013 FIFA Puskás Award: 2nd place 2009 2010 FIFA World Cup All-Star Team 2010 FIFA World Cup Man Of The Match

vs. Chile, Paraguay and Final vs Netherlands UEFA Euro Team of the Tournament: 2008, 2012 UEFA Euro 2008 Man Of The Match Semi-final vs. Russia UEFA Euro 2012 Man Of The Match vs. Italy, Croatia, Final vs Italy FIFA/FIFPro World XI: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 UEFA Team of the Year: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 ESM Team of the Year: 2010–11

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Personal Life

Since 2008, Iniesta has dated Anna Ortiz, and in September 2010 he confirmed that she was pregnant with his child. On 3 April 2011 she gave birth to their daughter Valeria. The couple married on 8 July 2012. On 27 October 2013, he confirmed that Anna is pregnant with a baby boy. On 7 March 2014, Iniesta and his wife lost their son due to miscarriage.

In 2011, Iniesta invested €420,000 in his boyhood club, Albacete, thus becoming its major shareholder. Two years later, with the club facing administrative relegation to the fourth tier of Spanish football, he loaned them a further €240,000 to cover unpaid wages.

Iniesta is a Catholic. He made a promise to walk the Way of Saint James if Spain won the 2010 World Cup.

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