Andres Iniesta

Born: May 11, 1984 (age 34)

Height: 5'7" (171cm)
Weight: 10st 10lb (68kg)

Hometown: Fuentealbilla, Spain
Nationality: Spain Spanish

Position: Centre-midfielder
Team: Barcelona (no. 8)
Andres Iniesta for Barcelona on February 1, 2015
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Career History
Youth1996-2001Barcelona
Senior2001-2003Barcelona B
2002-Barcelona
International2006-Spain
Sports Mole has 1,079 articles about Andres Iniesta. Articles 1 to 40:
Andres Iniesta in action for Spain on November 11, 2017
Barcelona director Eric Abidal: 'Replacing Andres Iniesta is impossible'
Eric Abidal concedes that Barcelona will not be able to fill the hole left behind by Andres Iniesta following the midfielder's recent departure.
Jun 19, 17:25
Cristiano Ronaldo grabs his third during the World Cup group game between Portugal and Spain on June 15, 2018
Result: Cristiano Ronaldo scores hat-trick for Portugal in thriller against Spain
Portugal draw 3-3 with Spain in a thrilling group-stage clash at the Fisht Olympic Stadium, with Cristiano Ronaldo rounding off his 51st career hat-trick late on.
Jun 15, 20:56
Ilkay Gundogan in action for Germany on June 8, 2018
Barcelona 'want £50m Ilkay Gundogan as Andres Iniesta replacement'
Barcelona reportedly identify Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan as a potential replacement for Andres Iniesta and are willing to offer £50m for the German.
Jun 15, 10:12
Cristiano Ronaldo in action for Portugal during an international friendly with Egypt in March 2018
Preview: Portugal vs. Spain - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of Spain's opening World Cup 2018 fixture against Portugal in Sochi.
Jun 13, 15:09
Andres Iniesta in action for Spain on November 11, 2017
Andres Iniesta: 'Spain will be wary of Portugal'
Spain midfielder Andres Iniesta says that his team will have to be wary of Portugal in their 2018 World Cup opener.
Jun 12, 15:47
Andres Iniesta poses with the Vissel Kobe shirt after confirming his move to Japan on May 24, 2018
Andres Iniesta: 'I never had Manchester City offer'
Spain midfielder Andres Iniesta insists that he was not contacted by Manchester City regarding a potential move this summer.
Jun 12, 15:36
Spain's squad lines up for their official 2018 World Cup photoshoot
World Cup preview: Spain
Ahead of this summer's World Cup in Russia, Sports Mole previews the chances of 2010 champions Spain as they look to bounce back from a group-stage exit four years ago.
Jun 12, 15:01
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola watches on during the Premier League clash with Brighton on May 9, 2018
Yaya Toure accuses Man City boss Pep Guardiola of 'not liking African players'
Yaya Toure accuses Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola of not liking African players while discussing his treatment of the midfielder.
Jun 4, 18:41
Spain's Alvaro Odriozola celebrates scoring their first goal with teammates as Switzerland's Valon Behrami reacts
Result: Spain held by Switzerland in Villarreal
Ricardo Rodriguez cancels out a wonderful volley from Alvaro Odriozola as Switzerland come from behind to draw 1-1 with Spain at the Estadio de la Ceramica.
Jun 3, 21:50
Andres Iniesta in action for Barcelona in December 2016
Andres Iniesta: 'Dani Jarque death left me feeling empty'
Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta admits that the death of fellow footballer and close friend Dani Jarque in 2009 left him "empty" and lacking "feelings or passion".
May 30, 23:03
Andres Iniesta is given a send-off by his Barcelona teammates on May 20, 2018
Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta: 'Real Madrid wanted to sign me'
Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta claims that Real Madrid attempted to sign him on more than one occasion during his time at Camp Nou.
May 28, 15:42
Paul Pogba reacts to his effort being saved during the Premier League game between Stoke City and Manchester United on September 9, 2017
Paul Pogba: 'Ex-Arsenal midfielder Abou Diaby taught me a lot'
Paul Pogba believes that Abou Diaby is a better all-round midfielder than him, citing his compatriot's injury problems as the reason he is not more highly regarded.
May 27, 19:22
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Gremio: 'Arthur will not join Barcelona before December'
Barcelona have "no chance" of signing Arthur from Gremio until December at the earliest, according to the Brazilian club's president Romildo Bolzan.
May 25, 18:31
Andres Iniesta is given a send-off by his Barcelona teammates on May 20, 2018
Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta finalises move to Vissel Kobe
Andres Iniesta is officially a Vissel Kobe player after bringing an end to his two-decade spell with Barcelona.
May 24, 09:22
Andres Iniesta in action for Barcelona in December 2016
Andres Iniesta confirms Vissel Kobe move
Andres Iniesta confirms that he is joining Japanese outfit Vissel Kobe from Barcelona with a post on his social media page.
May 23, 20:48
Andres Iniesta is given a send-off by his Barcelona teammates on May 20, 2018
Vissel Kobe 'to unveil Andres Iniesta on Thursday'
Japanese outfit Vissel Kobe will unveil Andres Iniesta as a new signing at a press conference on Thursday, according to a report.
May 23, 20:02
Andres Iniesta in action for Barcelona in December 2016
Andres Iniesta's greatest Barcelona XI
To mark Andres Iniesta's final game for Barcelona, Sports Mole selects the greatest XI from his illustrious career with the club.
May 22, 08:48
Andres Iniesta in action for Barcelona in December 2016
Top 10 Barcelona players of all time
To mark the end of Andres Iniesta's illustrious 22-year Barcelona career, Sports Mole counts down the 10 greatest players in the club's history.
May 21, 14:29
Sergio Busquets in action for Barcelona in October 2016
Top 10 Barcelona players of all time - #9
Sports Mole's countdown of Barcelona's top 10 players of all time continues with number nine - Sergio Busquets.
May 21, 14:29
Johan Cruyff playing for Barcelona
Top 10 Barcelona players of all time - #5
Sports Mole's countdown of Barcelona's top 10 players of all time continues with number five - Johan Cruyff.
May 21, 14:29
Xavi playing for Barcelona
Top 10 Barcelona players of all time - #3
Sports Mole's countdown of Barcelona's top 10 players of all time continues with number three - Xavi.
May 21, 14:29
Andres Iniesta in action for Barcelona in December 2016
Top 10 Barcelona players of all time - #2
Sports Mole's countdown of Barcelona's top 10 players of all time continues with number two - Andres Iniesta.
May 21, 14:29
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona on January 28, 2018
Top 10 Barcelona players of all time - #1
Sports Mole's countdown of Barcelona's top 10 players of all time concludes with number one - Lionel Messi.
May 21, 14:29
Carles Puyol playing for Barcelona
Top 10 Barcelona players of all time - #8
Sports Mole's countdown of Barcelona's top 10 players of all time continues with number eight - Carles Puyol.
May 21, 14:29
Andres Iniesta in action for Barcelona in December 2016
Result: Barcelona beat Real Sociedad on Andres Iniesta's farewell
Philippe Coutinho scores the only goal of the game as Barcelona beat Real Sociedad 1-0 in Andres Iniesta's farewell appearance for the Spanish champions.
May 20, 21:42
Andres Iniesta in action for Barcelona in December 2016
Live Commentary: Barcelona 1-0 Real Sociedad - as it happened
Relive Barcelona's 1-0 win over Real Sociedad as Philippe Coutinho scores the only goal of the game and Andres Iniesta makes his final appearance for the club.
May 20, 19:40
Lionel Messi pictured in February 2018
Ernesto Valverde: 'Lionel Messi will sit out final Barcelona match of season'
Ernesto Valverde reveals that Lionel Messi will not be involved in Barcelona's season finale against Real Sociedad on Sunday.
May 19, 18:32
Andres Iniesta in action for Barcelona in December 2016
Manchester City want Andres Iniesta as Mikel Arteta replacement?
Manchester City will reportedly look to bring in Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta as a player-coach if Mikel Arteta becomes manager of Arsenal.
May 19, 09:25
Ernesto Valverde takes Barcelona training on February 19, 2018
Result: Barcelona lose nine-goal thriller at Levante
Barcelona's hopes of finishing the 2017-18 La Liga campaign unbeaten end courtesy of an incredible 5-4 loss at Levante.
May 13, 21:36
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona on January 28, 2018
Result: Barcelona brush Villarreal aside to close in on unbeaten La Liga campaign
Barcelona thrash Villarreal 5-1 at the Camp Nou to close in on an historic unbeaten La Liga campaign.
May 9, 20:52
Andres Iniesta in action for Barcelona in December 2016
Japanese club Vissel Kobe: 'Signing Andres Iniesta not realistic'
Japanese side Vissel Kobe reject suggestions that they are keen to sign Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta as the amount of money required "is not realistic".
May 9, 18:08
Andres Iniesta in action for Barcelona in December 2016
Andres Iniesta's move to Chinese Super League in jeopardy
Chongqing Dangdai Lifan pull out of the running to sign Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta, despite suggesting last month that a deal had been agreed.
May 7, 22:49
Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos in action during his side's Champions League clash with Tottenham Hotspur
Sergio Ramos: 'I could make China move'
Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos suggests that he could finish his career alongside Andres Iniesta in China.
May 7, 11:25
Gareth Bale celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 21, 2018
Team News: BBC start El Clasico for Real Madrid
Karim Benzema, Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale all start for Real Madrid in Sunday's El Clasico with Barcelona at Camp Nou.
May 6, 18:41
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona on January 28, 2018
Preview: Barcelona vs. Real Madrid - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews the La Liga action as Barcelona welcome rivals Real Madrid as the sides meet in El Clasico at the Camp Nou.
May 4, 18:51
Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos in action during his side's Champions League clash with Tottenham Hotspur
Combined XI: Barcelona vs. Real Madrid
Ahead of the final El Clasico showdown of the season, Sports Mole selects the strongest combined XI using players from both sides of the divide.
May 4, 10:55
Andres Iniesta in action for Barcelona in December 2016
Thierry Henry pays tribute to former Barcelona teammate Andres Iniesta
Thierry Henry pays tribute to former Barcelona teammate Andres Iniesta, describing the Spaniard as "a joy to play with" and akin to "Superman" with the ball.
May 3, 20:18
Andres Iniesta in action for Barcelona in December 2016
Andres Iniesta 'could miss final El Clasico'
Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta could reportedly miss Sunday's La Liga clash with Real Madrid due to a calf problem.
May 3, 14:29
Andres Iniesta in action for Barcelona in December 2016
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola rules out move for Andres Iniesta
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola rules out bringing Andres Iniesta to the Premier League.
Apr 30, 21:52
Andres Iniesta in action for Barcelona in December 2016
Numancia apologise for Andres Iniesta tribute gaffe
Spanish club Numancia apologises for accidentally posting a photo of Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta with his private parts visible.
Apr 30, 19:55

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CBarcelona38289199297093
2Atletico MadridAtletico382310558223679
3Real Madrid382210694445076
4Valencia38227965382773
5Villarreal38187135750761
6Real Betis38186146061-160
7Sevilla38177144958-958
8Getafe381510134233955
9EibarEibar38149154450-651
10GironaGirona38149155059-951
11Espanyol381213133642-649
12Real Sociedad38147176659749
13Celta Vigo381310155960-149
14AlavesAlaves38152214050-1047
15Levante381113144458-1446
16Athletic Bilbao381013154149-843
17Leganes38127193451-1743
RDeportivo La CorunaDeportivo38611213876-3829
RLas PalmasLas Palmas3857262474-5022
RMalaga3855282461-3720

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