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Andrés Iniesta Named ‘UEFA Best Player In Europe’ Ahead Of Messi And Ronaldo

By Alan Duffy

Barcelona’s ghostly-paloured schemer, Andrés Iniesta, has come out on top of the pile in UEFA’s 2011/12 Best Player In Europe awards. The Spaniard beat Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to the prize which is voted for by journos across Europe.

Iniesta, who was also named EURO 2012 player of the tournament after inspiring La Roja to another trophy, bagged 19 votes, two more than both Messi and Ronaldo, who usually tend to clear up at these kind of awards thingys.

On receiving the award in Monaco, the midfielder said:

“I’m very happy to receive such recognition. As I always say, such awards for one individual can’t be achieved without the whole team. So it’s a sensation that I want to share with my team-mates at the club, and in the national team. It’s recognition for the work that you have done well, and that people are proud and have faith in what you do.”

A worthy winner if ever there was one.

Wonder how much those three would cost now?

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By Alan Duffy on August 31st, 2012 in Barcelona. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

11 Responses to “Andrés Iniesta Named ‘UEFA Best Player In Europe’ Ahead Of Messi And Ronaldo”

  1. NathanM says:

    a) What on Earth is that trophy? b) Cue the Memes on the second photo.

  2. Lady B says:

    What is that face that C-Won is pulling? :/

  3. NathanM says:

    @LadyB: In the voice of Ron Burgundy… ‘I look good. I mean really good.’

  4. Cristiano Ronaldo says:

    Injustiça, injustiça…

  5. Hobbes says:

    If the liquid terminator had a uterus, it would look like that trophy. Yeesh!

  6. Someone says:

    Lionel Messi has the longest middle finger in the world…

  7. JayJay says:

    LMAO @”CristianoRonaldo”,”Hibbes” and ”Someone”.Ahahaha, quality.

  8. Paul McGuigan says:

    @Someone : Ahahahahaha…. Right middle finger + left thumb = longest middle finger in the world

  9. Steve says:

    Wonder how much those three would cost now? Since no one else had a go at it…(assuming all else is equal and they were actually for sale)

    1. Messi: £99m
    2. Andres: £40m
    3. CR: £70m

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