Quick Facts Of Andres Iniesta
Celebrated Name Andres Iniesta Age 35 Years Nick Name El Ilusionista (The Illusionist) Andresito El Caballero Palido (The Pale Knight) Don Andres Birth Name Andres Iniesta Birth Date 1984-05-11 Gender Male Profession Footballer Horoscope Taurus Place Of Birth Fuentealbilla Height 1.71 m Nationality Spanish Position Central Midfielder
Andres Iniesta Lujan is one of the popular professional football player who plays for Vissel Kobe and Spain National Team. He is famously recognized as Andres Iniesta. He is well known Spanish celebrity. He is famous for contribution to professional life. He is best at Midfielder position. Currently, he is playing for Vissel Kobe. He had played for Barcelona and Albacete. He is both right and left foot player. His Shirt number is 8. Tanaka is one of his best teammates. He had represented himself in Russia for the World Cup 2018 as a part of the Spain national team by showing his talent to all. He is very talented and skilled player.
Early Life of Iniesta
Passionate and enthusiastic player, Andres Iniesta was born on 11th May 1984. His full name is Andres Iniesta Lujan. He was born and raised in Fuentealbilla, the city of Spain. He is the son of Jose Antonio Iniesta and Maria Lujan, his father and mother. His nationality is Spanish. His astrological sign is Taurus. At the small age, he began his career with football. His ethnicity is White.
Body Features of Iniesta
Iniesta has got a great personality. Talking about his body, his height is 1.71 m. His weight is of 68 Kg. His eye color is Hazel. He has a balanced body with good health. He has an attractive body figure. His smiling face and charming personality have helped him to gain the attention of all the viewers.
Early Career of Iniesta
- He started his career by playing for Albacete Balompie at the age of just 12.
- He was later captained the Barcelona U15 team to victory in the Nike Premier Cup of 1999, scoring the winning goal in the last minute of the final, and was named a player of the tournament.
- Later, he was transferred to Barcelona.
- In the season of 2004-2005, he featured in 37 games.
- By scoring twice by him, Barcelona won La Liga.
- In the season of 2006-2007, he lifted the Joan Gamper Trophy as the captain after winning against Bayern Munich with a score of 4-0.
- In the season of 2007-2008, he switched his shirt number from 24 to shirt number 8.
- In the season of the 2008-2009 season, he was elected as the fourth choice captain.
- In the season of 2009-2010, he was injured and missed many matches.
- Then in the 2010-2011 season, he scored against Racing de Santander.
- In December 2013, he signed a new contract with Barcelona till 2018 and effectively kept him 6th October 2017 onwards. He also became a captain in this club.
- In the 2015 UEFA Champions League Final, he was Man of the Match.
- Japanese club named Vissel Kobe announced the signing of Iniesta on a 3-year deal on 24th May 2018 and made his debut against Shonan Bellare.
International Career of Iniesta
- He had represented himself in his national country, Spain in both senior as well as junior levels in many tournaments.
- He was named in UEFA European U16, 2001 Fifa U17 World Championship, 2206 Fifa World Cup, UEFA European U19, UEFA Euro 2008, 2010 World Cup, UEFA Euro 2012, 2013 Fifa Confederations Cup and many more tournaments.
- During the final of 2010 World Cup, he scored the winning goal against Netherland with the score of 1-0 in the 116th minute.
- His name was also enlisted in the squad of Spain national team in this World cup 2018 Russia.
- He had played in the World cup 2018. He is the active player in this World cup.
- After the loss in the penalty shoot-outs against Russia, Iniesta announced his retirement from an international career.
Personal Life of Iniesta
Since 2008, he started dating Anna Ortiz. The couple welcomed their first baby child, a daughter Valeria on 3rd April 2011. After a year, the couple married on 8th July 2012. Later she became pregnant in 2013 but due to miscarriage, the couple lost their son on March 7, 2014.
Currently, they seem to be very happy with each other. The couple makes public appearances together often. There is no any sign of Separation between them. They are living peacefully.
This excellent player makes good money from his work. The net worth of Iniesta is estimated to have $90 million as of 2018. He is receiving an annual salary of 5 Million Euros from his present club. He is satisfied with his earning.