Iniesta wins Special Award from Albacete
Barcelona and Spain international midfielder, Andres Iniesta, was awarded the Prize for Excellence in Sports of the Provincial Government and the Association of Sports Journalists in Sports Gala event in Albacete on Wednesday (28/12) yesterday.
Albacete is a city of origin Iniesta and even though his name was included in the list of three candidates winning the Ballon d'Or, but Iniesta was still regarded as one of the best players this year from Albacete.
Regarding the three players who finished the Ballon d'Or candidate, as reported by Total Barca's Iniesta says, "They (Messi, Xavi and Cristiano Ronaldo) are the top three, which have been decided by the voters, but two of them were my teammates, so I would be very happy if one of them win it, "
About the plan in 2012, Iniesta has been anticipated as a solid year, not only with Barcelona, but also the Spanish national team at Euro 2012.
"This will be a challenging year for us. And in fact we will face many challengers (along with Barcelona and Spain)," he said.