Iniesta Quotes – What people said about the Barcelona Legend 

Andres Iniesta is a name that puts a smile in every Barça fan. The man who was part of the best team ever left our club in 2018, but us fans will always remember his career. The legend that won everything in his career, managed to stay humble. No wonder he’s one of the most loved players in the world. Even our arch rivals from Madrid paid him a special tribute when he left. And although the club tried to find a replacement, there will never be another Andres Iniesta.

In this page, we will collect just few of the best quotes about Andres Iniesta.


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Iniesta Quotes : What people said about him

  • Messi on Iniesta: “Andrés & I are similar, that we both use our bodies a lot to avoid opponents. But he has something that always amazes me. There’s always a moment when you think you’re going to catch him, when you think you’re going to get the ball off him, but you can’t…He’s not especially quick, but he has that ability to always get away from you, which comes from his technique.”

Xavi Hernández on Iniesta: “Iniesta is easily Spain’s most complete player. He has everything. Playing alongside him is very easy.”


  • Pep Guardiola on Andres Iniesta: “Iniesta doesn’t dye his hair, he doesn’t wear earrings and he hasn’t got any tattoos. Maybe that makes him unattractive to the media, but he is the best.”
  • Frank Rijkaard on Andrés Iniesta: “I played him as a false winger, central midfielder, deep midfielder and just behind the striker and he was always excellent.”
  • Sergio Ramos on Andrés Iniesta: “Iniesta is the boyfriend that every mother wants her daughter to have. The figures over his career tell you all you need to know. He is a magical player. There are few players in the world that can compare to him.”
  • Famous commentator @RayHudson on Andres Iniesta: “Magic from Iniesta. He doesn’t pull rabbits out of his hat, he pulls out big, beautiful peacocks.”
  • Dani Alves on Andres Iniesta: “As a professional, as a person, and as a player, I think he’s fantastic. It’s like he’s dancing the tango. I just love how he plays football so elegantly. To me, Andres is Don Andres.”
  • Luka Modrić on Iniesta: “Iniesta is a great player. If people compare me to him, that makes me proud. He is one of the best midfielders in the history of football. I like playing against him. I admire him as a player and an athlete.”
  • Ronaldinho: “When I see him play these days, he reminds me of Xavi. He was always a top quality player. He started very young with us, and it’s crazy to see how he has gone on to make so much history.”
  • Gerard Piqué: “He is an example of a La Masia player. Technically he is unbelievable.”

Sir Alex Ferguson on Andrés Iniesta: “He’s fantastic. He makes the team work. The way he finds passes, his movement and ability to create space is incredible. He’s so important for Barcelona.”


  • Yaya Toure: “Iniesta, he is the Zinedine Zidane of the team, because he can do whatever you want him to with the ball.”
  • Riquelme: “He knows exactly when to go forward and when to drop back. He picks the right moment to do everything: when to dribble, when to speed things up and when to slow things down. And I think that’s the only thing that can’t be taught or bought.”
  • Fernando Torres: “When he has the ball, it’s like everything else stops – like the camera is going in slow motion.”
  • Pedro: “As a player, he is the best example to follow. Every single youth team player should look up to him.”

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