Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta believes that he wouldn't be the same player if he were not at the Catalan club.
The 28-year-old, widely regarded as one of the best midfield players in the world, came through the club's youth academy before establishing himself in the first team.
"I don't know if I would be the same player that I am today if I had played somewhere else, I don't know if I would be better or worse," he told Barca Magazine.
"I have been and continue to be in the ideal club to grow as a player. Barcelona are the reason why I am the player that I am today. I have no doubt.
"It's important to believe in a style of play, in a player profile, but it always has to be married to success. We can't forget that without succeeding, the story is different."
Iniesta has made 415 appearances for Barcelona.
Andres Iniesta: 'Barcelona are the perfect club'
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