10 January 2012

Iniesta: "Messi is an unique player"

Andres Iniesta, Barcelona midfielder and fourth in the election of the FIFA Ballon d'Or 2011, which was awarded to Lionel Messi, the distinction has been considered fair to his team because "it is a unique player".

"Messi? Is a unique player, and therefore, as had happened to have given it to Xavi deserves the Ballon d'Or I'm happy for him, it's a great teammate." Iniesta told the television channel 'Energy 'at the end of the FIFA gala.

Iniesta, on his fourth place, said: "It's always nice to be there. I'm happy. I am happy and aware of this time and have the fellow I have."

"Best Coach of the Year 2011" has been awarded Barcelona's Pep Guardiola.

"He deserves it. Those who know him know how it works and what it does. Hopefully in the coming years continue to be among the winners. For us there is no better than Guardiola," said Iniesta. (via SPORT)