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Andrés Iniesta

Andrés Iniesta

Clubs: FC Barcelona

• On Barça's books since the age of 12, he played in all but one of 38 games in the club's 2004/05 title-winning season, albeit 25 as a substitute.

• Stood in for the injured Xavi as Barça retained the Liga and won the UEFA Champions League in 2005/06, making an influential appearance as a half-time substitute in the Paris final against Arsenal FC.

• First capped for the senior side on the eve of the 2006 FIFA World Cup; made just one appearance at the finals, against Saudi Arabia, but played in 11 of 12 UEFA EURO 2008 qualifiers, scoring three goals, and was on top form as well as being ever-present at the finals.

• Struck a dramatic added-time equaliser at Chelsea FC that took his team through to the 2009 UEFA Champions League final against Manchester United FC, who he also helped Barcelona defeat two years later in the showpiece at Wembley.

• Suffered an injury-interrupted 2009/10 campaign but nonetheless helped Barcelona to the Liga title with a record 99 points; retained the championship the following season, scoring a career-best eight league goals.

• Scored twice at the 2010 World Cup, including an extra-time winner against the Netherlands in the final, and was subsequently voted into the tournament's All-Star Team.

• Helped Barcelona to the FIFA Club World Cup and Copa del Rey in 2011/12 and took his goal tally for Spain to double figures in friendlies against Chile and Venezuela; won the Best Player of the Tournament in Poland and Ukraine as Spain retained their European title.

UEFA honours
UEFA European Championship: winner 2008, 2012
UEFA EURO 2008: Team of the Tournament
UEFA EURO 2012: Team of the Tournament, Player of the Tournament  
UEFA Champions League: winner 2006, 2009, 2011
UEFA Super Cup: winner 2009, 2011
UEFA European Under-19 Championship: winner 2002
UEFA European Under-16 Championship: winner 2001
UEFA.com users' Team of the Year: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

Last updated: 02/07/13 21.36CET

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 17/12/2014 03:07 CET
11.09.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundGeorgiaGeorgia0-1SpainSpain9000
12.10.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundBelarusBelarus0-4SpainSpain3400
16.10.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundSpainSpain1-1FranceFrance7501
22.03.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundSpainSpain1-1FinlandFinland9000
26.03.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundFranceFrance0-1SpainSpain9000
06.09.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundFinlandFinland0-2SpainSpain9000
11.10.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundSpainSpain2-1BelarusBelarus4400
15.10.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundSpainSpain2-0GeorgiaGeorgia8201
13.06.2014FIFA World CupFinal tournament - Group stageSpainSpain1-5NetherlandsNetherlands9000
18.06.2014FIFA World CupFinal tournament - Group stageSpainSpain0-2ChileChile9000
23.06.2014FIFA World CupFinal tournament - Group stageAustraliaAustralia0-3SpainSpain9001
24.08.2014Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona3-0ElcheElche7800
13.09.2014Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona2-0AthleticAthletic9000
17.09.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageBarcelonaBarcelona1-0APOELAPOEL2900
21.09.2014Spanish LigaLevanteLevante0-5BarcelonaBarcelona7100
24.09.2014Spanish LigaMálagaMálaga0-0BarcelonaBarcelona9000
30.09.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageParisParis3-2BarcelonaBarcelona9001
04.10.2014Spanish LigaRayo VallecanoRayo Vallecano0-2BarcelonaBarcelona6900
09.10.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundSlovakiaSlovakia2-1SpainSpain9000
12.10.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundLuxembourgLuxembourg0-4SpainSpain7000
18.10.2014Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona3-0EibarEibar3500
21.10.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageBarcelonaBarcelona3-1AjaxAjax7601
25.10.2014Spanish LigaReal MadridReal Madrid3-1BarcelonaBarcelona7200
03.12.2014Spanish CupRound of 32SD HuescaSD Huesca0-4BarcelonaBarcelona9010
07.12.2014Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona5-1EspanyolEspanyol2500
10.12.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageBarcelonaBarcelona3-1ParisParis7301
13.12.2014Spanish LigaGetafeGetafe0-0BarcelonaBarcelona2400
16.12.2014Spanish CupRound of 32BarcelonaBarcelona8-1SD HuescaSD Huesca4510

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Winner

Team of the Year

Nominee

General info

  • Name: Andrés Iniesta
  • Position: Midfield
  • Date of birth (Age): 11/05/1984 (30)
  • Country: Spain
  • Squad number: 8
  • Club: Barcelona ( ESP)

  • Height: 170cm
  • Weight: 65kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Champions League 2014/15

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Champions League (Group stage)
    29/10/02: Club Brugge 0-1 Barcelona
  • National team: UEFA European Under-16 Championship (Qualifying round)
    29/10/00: Spain 1-0 Latvia

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

TeamPGS
Spain304
Spain U-21124
Spain U-1971
Spain U-1651
Total5410

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Barcelona10210
Total10210
UEFA Super Cup
ClubPGS
Barcelona20
Total20
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Barcelona30
Total30
Last updated: 11/12/2014 01:12 CET
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