Iniesta says Barca can honor Cruyff with El Clasico win

Andres Iniesta says the death of Johan Cruyff has given Barcelona additional motivation for Saturday's El Clasico.The European champions host Real Madrid this weekend in their first match since Cruyff passed away last week.The Dutch legend died at the age of 68 after a five-month battle with lung cancer and Barca captain Iniesta is determined to honor the club's former player and...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Barcelona's Andres Iniesta to miss Villarreal visit

BARCELONA, Spain -- Midfielder Andres Iniesta has been left out of Barcelona's squad for Sunday's visit to Villarreal in the Spanish league.Barcelona says coach Luis Enrique took the decision because of ''minor fitness concerns.''The 31-year-old Iniesta is Barcelona's top playmaker in midfield. He helped the Catalan club beat Arsenal 3-1 on Wednesday to advance to the Champions League...
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March 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Iniesta labels Arsenal star Sanchez as 'unpredictable'

Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta has labeled Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez as "unpredictable" ahead of their Champions League tie.Arsenal take on the reigning European champions at the Emirates Stadium in the first leg of their last-16 tie, aiming to secure their place in the quarter-finals of Europe's elite competition for the first time since 2010, when they were beaten by...
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February 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Ronaldinho: Roberto Firmino In Same Class As Mesut Ozil, Andres Iniesta

Brazil legend Ronaldinho says he never doubted that Roberto Firmino would emerge as a key man for Liverpool this season and insists there is still more to come from his compatriot under Jurgen Klopp. The 24-year-old, who joined the Reds from German club Hoffenheim in June, is enjoying his most productive spell for the club so far, having scored four goals in his last four appearances...
January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Everyone but Iniesta seems to deny hearing racist chant to Neymar by Espanyol fans

Racism in international football is a big and, sadly, consistent problem, so when one of the most respected players in the world tosses a claim that opposing fans, or in this case, one opposing fan, was yelling racial slurs at one of his teammates, it will always make international news. Following Barcelona’s draw with La Liga rival Espanyol over the weekend, Andres Iniesta told...
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January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Instagram Freezes Man’s Account, Gives It To Barca’s Andres Iniesta

It can be mildly frustrating when you try to create a social media account only to find that someone who shares your name has the username you want. But that’s apparently no problem if you’re a soccer star. Andres Iniesta, a designer from Madrid, was on vacation recently when he discovered that his Instagram account (@ainiesta), which he wrote in a Medium post contained photos...
July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Andres Iniesta Assists Neymar’s Goal After Unstoppable Dribble (Video)

Andres Iniesta wasn’t having enough fun to take the ball “coast to coast” so he left it up to Neymar to finish what he started. Iniesta assisted the first of Neymar’s two goals Tuesday in Barcelona’s 2-0 win over Paris Saint-Germain in the UEFA Champions League. Iniesta set up Neymar after embarking on an epic dribble, which made the soccer world buzz with delight. The...
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Iniesta: Barcelona wary of Man City

Barcelona playmaker Andres Iniesta says that his side must be at their best in order to see off Manchester City in the UEFA Champions League . The two teams meet competitively for the first time in history as they face each other in the last 16 of the tournament, with the Etihad Stadium set to host the first-leg of the tie on Feb. 18. It will also be the first time that City have...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Iniesta wants to finish at Barca

Midfielder Andres Iniesta hopes to stay at Barcelona until the end of his career as he prepares to sign a new contract with the Primera Division club. It was announced last week that the Spain international midfielder had agreed a new contract until June 2018, and the deal includes an option for further extensions. Iniesta is due to put pen to paper on Monday, according to the...
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December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Iniesta agrees new Barca deal

Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta has committed his future to the Spanish champions by agreeing a new three-year contract. The 29-year-old World Cup winner's deal was set to expire in 18 months' time. Manchester United were one of the clubs who had been linked with a move for him either in January or in the summer as they look to bolster their midfield options. But Barca president...
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

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