Iniesta

Position
Midfielder
Date of Birth
May 10, 1984

Iniesta

Bio

Andrés Iniesta Luján, usually known more simply as Andrés Iniesta, was born in Fuentealbilla, Albacete on 11 May 1984. Regarded as one of the best midfielders of all time and one of the best footballers of his generation, Iniesta is known for his passing ability, creativity, work ethic and his versatility, which has seen him play in a number of different positions. Primarily an attacking central midfielder, he has developed a strong partnership with Xavi, which has been a feature in the play of both Barcelona and Spain.

A graduate of Barcelona's La Masia academy, where he enrolled at the age of 12 and eventually became captain, Iniesta made the step up to the senior side as an 18 year old in 2002 and became a regular in the team from 2004 onwards. Over the course of the next few years, he...