Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta is to have a statue dedicated to him in his home province of Albacete in tribute to his stellar contribution to the Spanish region's reputation over the years.
Mayor Manuel Serrano announced the plan on Twitter, explaining that the sculpture would serve as a "deserved acknowledgement of Iniesta," who he said has "carried the name of Albacete with pride all over the world."
Iniesta spent over 20 years with Barca, winning countless trophies -- and he is the man who delivered...
A Vissel Kobe teammate of Andres Iniesta has been suspended for a month after leaking news to a friend of his absence ahead of a J-League game.
The club said Shunki Takahashi had told a friend via instant messaging that Iniesta, who joined in May, would not appear against Urawa Reds on Sept. 23 due to injury.
The friend posted the information on Twitter and, although the post was quickly deleted, local media outlets and fans had been alerted.
An investigation confirmed that the league's confidentiality...
Andres Iniesta is soon to be the star of his very own fly-on-the-wall television series covering his transfer to Vissel Kobe and the start of his new life in Japan.
"Iniesta TV" will follow the Barcelona legend as he gets to grips with the next phase of his career, offering an intimate insight into the 34-year-old's thoughts and feelings as he acquaints himself with a new culture and gets his J-League career underway.
According to Rakuten, who produce the exclusive series, fans tuning into episode...