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June 25, 2014 14:49

Andres Iniesta is among the most prominent names in the football arena and the star is acknowledged by millions of fans as a brilliant striker. This footballer plays for the FC Barcelona Club and represents the national team of Spain as a central midfielder. Andres Iniesta was born in the Fuentealbilla region of Spain on 11th may 1984. The passion for football developed in him at an early age when he started playing in the local club of his village. Soon a window of opportunity knocked on Iniesta's door when he received an offer to join the youth league of FC Barcelona. His parents had known the coach of the youth team of this club and decided to contact him for the purpose of enrolling their child in the league.

The footballer claims that it was a difficult time for him to be separated from his family in order to achieve his dreams. But the small sacrifices soon started bearing fruit and at the of 15, he lead the under-15 team of Barcelona Club to a championship win for Nike Premier Cup 1999. The star made his first professional debut for the club in 2002 at the age of 18 and became a regular player during the 2004-05 season. Since then he has been the most profound midfielder of the club and has been playing with the likes of Lionel Messi, Gerard Pique, Xabi Hernandez, Dani Alves and Pedro Eliezer. Since the beginning of his career, Iniesta has scored almost 340 goals for the club and has won several prestigious awards including La Liga Spanish Player of the Year and UEFA Champions League Best Player. 

Andres Iniesta's annual salary is reported to be $13 million and he is among the riches athletes of the world. He owns a number of luxurious properties in the most exotic destinations of the world. However, he footballer's astonishing car collection describes him as an auto fanatic. Parked in his garage are the two most technically advanced cars from around the globe – an Audi A7 and a Bugatti Veyron. The athlete has been spotted several times in the gigantic Bugatti Veyron, which is certainly one of the most powerful machines of the world. This speed cruiser is tapped under the hood with an enormous 8.0-litre Twin Turbocharged W16 petrol engine, which is capable of generating a power output of a mammoth 988 bhp at peak torque of over 1200 Nm.

The current football season of World Cup 2014 has witnessed the star performing splendidly in the field. However, his team Spain hasn't been able to score a single win and has lost both its league matches against Netherlands and Chile, respectively. The footballer seemed to be disappointed with the team's performance but strongly believes that he along with his fellow players has the potential to register a win pretty soon. Spain's next match is with Australia and Iniesta would certainly be making strategies to tackle the opposition attack and win the game by a decent margin. The player's vast fan following must also be hoping for the same and will soon get to see the outcome.

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