Andres Iniesta has renewed his Barcelona contract 'for life'. He has racked up some spectacular numbers while with the club. He started in 1996 and from then he has won relentlessly. At 33, these are his most interesting stats...
Iniesta's first game was October 29, 2002, in Belgium. Barcelona won 1-0 in Bruges in the fifth week of the Champions League. He was 18, and it was Louis van Gaal who gave him his debut.
Andres is in his 16th season as a Barcelona player. In the first, 2002-03, he played just nine games.
Iniesta netted his first Barcelona goal on 14 January, 2004, in Barcelona's 3-1 win over Levante in the Copa del Rey. He opened the scoring after four minutes.
Iniesta has 30 trophies, 8 Ligas, 4 Champions League, 7 Supercopas de España, 5 Copas del Rey, 3 Supercopas de Europa and 3 Club World Cups. Along with Leo Messi he is the player who has the most trophies for the club.
The player, with 639 appearances, is the second most capped Barcelona player. Xavi is top, with 767 games. Messi is third with 594 games.
Iniesta has played in La Liga (418 times), Champions (126), Copa de la UEFA (3), Copa del Rey (68), Supercopa de España (14), Supercopa de Europa (3) and Club World Cup (7).
Iniesta has scored 55 goals: 34 in Liga, 11 Champions, 9 Copa del Rey and 1 in Supercopa de España.
Iniesta took over as captain in 2015-16, but wore the armband for the first time in 2008-09. Iniesta has worn it 120 times since he started at the club.