Andrés Iniesta Luján was born on May 11, 1984, in Fuentealbilla, Albacete, Spain. He is a renowned Spanish professional footballer playing for football club FC Barcelona and the Spanish national team as central midfielder and captain.
Won La Liga Spanish Player of the Year in 2009
Honored with the Award of Prince of Asturias in 2010
Conferred with the Marca Legend Award in 2011
Won the gold medal of the Royal Order of Sporting Merit in 2011
Won the UEFA (Union of European Football Association) Best Player in Europe award and Player of the Tournament award in 2012