Iniesta wins UEFA best player award
Spain International midfielder Andres Iniesta won the UEFA Best Player in Europe award for the 2011/2012 season on 30 August.
After having a wonderful season with Club and Country both Andres Iniesta wins UEFA Best Player in Europe award for this year. Iniesta beat Messi and Ronaldo in the voting poll to grab the prestigious individual award.
Iniesta earned 19 votes in the poll of journalists from across Europe, two more Lionel Messi, and Cristiano Ronaldo. Messi was the winner of the last season.
The 28 year old Catalan midfielder Iniesta was key member in helping Spain successfully defend their European title this and was crowned the tournament’s best player.
After Collecting the award Iniesta thanks his team mates saying.” Without my team-mates at the Spanish national team and Barcelona I wouldn’t have won this individual trophy.”
Voting poll was done between the 53 selected journalists each from every European country. Winner Iniesta collected 19 votes as both Messi and Ronaldo collected 17 votes.