Ex-Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta named La Liga Icon

Andres Iniesta has been named the latest La Liga Icon, a La Liga initiative to continue growing worldwide driven by the popularity of players like the FC Barcelona legend. The 35-year-old currently playing his football in Japan becomes the newest star to be named a La Liga Icon’ after his Spanish teammate Iker Casillas.

The La Liga Icons initiative aims to expand the La Liga brand through a strategy focused on digital dissemination, maximising La Liga content and taking advantage of synergies between social networks, allowing La Liga to connect with fans globally.

Andres Iniesta

  • Andrés Iniesta Luján is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a central midfielder for Japanese club Vissel Kobe. He spent most of his career at Barcelona, where he served as the captain for three seasons.
  • Iniesta played for Spain at the Under-16, Under-19 and Under-21 levels before making his international debut in 2006. He helped Spain win Euro 2008, playing every game and being selected in the Team of the Tournament.
  • Iniesta was also a key member of the victorious Spanish team at the 2010 World Cup; he scored the winning goal in the final against the Netherlands, for which he was named the Man of the Match, and was selected to the tournament’s All-Star Team.
  • Since 2009, he has been named in the FIFA World XI nine times and was chosen in the UEFA Team of the Year on six occasions.

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