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Andrés Iniesta and Leo Messi, the collectors of titles

Published:22/02/2018 - 16:42h

Updated:22/02/2018 - 17:22h

Andrés Iniesta and Leo Messi are two of the most important players of the history of the FC Barcelona, so much by his talent as for having formed part of the most glorious stage of the club regarding titles. Both are the more laureados

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When we think in Andrés Iniesta and in Leo Messi, comes us in command a Barcelona historical binomial. Both triumphed together in several stages of the history of the FC Barcelona. First they did it with Frank Rijkaard, winning League and Champions League. Afterwards it came Pep Guardiola, with which consecrated . Finally, with Luis Enrique.

With all they won infinity of important titles to turn into the two players more laureados of the history of the FC Barcelona. Both possess 30 titles in his vitrinas dressed of Barcelona and expect to increase said quantity with Ernesto Valverde in the bench of the Camp Nou.

His list of winners, by the moment consists of four Champions League (2005-06, 2008-09, 2010-11 and 2014-15), three World-wide of Clubs (2009, 2011 and 2015), eight Leagues (2004-50, 2005-06, 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11, 2012-13, 2014-15 and 2015-16), five Glasses of Rey (2008-09, 2011-12, 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016-17), three Supercopas of Europe (2009, 2011 and 2015) and seven Supercopas of Spain (2005, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013 and 2016).

Leo Messi, the lighthouse of the Barça

The Argentinian has achieved to inscribe his name in the history of the FC Barcelona and also of the football. It has turned into the best player of always, in the record man that follows beating all the registers habidos and for having and has enamoured to the world of the football.

In spite of that is 30 years old, has known reinvent not to lose potential. It began playing like left extreme with Rijkaard until Pep Guardiola found him a new location by the centre of the attack. It was here where began to destapar his facet more goleadora and to turn into the best player of the world.

From his performances, was born the position of 'false 9', a mediapunta that positioned between the defence and the mediocentros and that it was able to generate football without losing arrival. The '10' knew to interpret to perfection his role and carried to the team in volandas to an immense collection of titles.

Iniesta, captain and compass

Andrés Iniesta, by his part, does not remain short, leading beside the Argentinian forward and to Xavi to the best FC Barcelona of all the history. Of the same form that Leo Messi, the manchego has gone reinventing along the years. Frank Rijkaard began it to use like right extreme, but soon showed his polivalencia.

His definite explosion was with Pep Guardiola, that gave him chevrons and turned him into the boss of operations in the centre of the field beside Xavi Hernández. Both interpreted what the technician of Sampedor asked them on the field and thanks to them recovered the essence of the idea of football contrived by Johan Cruyff decades backwards.

In the present season, Iniesta is living a new youth, offering a performance very above past campaigns, in which even it arrived to especular with his course. Ernesto Valverde is achieving to recover his best version taking care his physicist, without overloading him of minutes but giving him continuity so that it do not lose rhythm.

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