first_imgBarcelona great Andres Iniesta will be honoured with a statue by the Albacete town hallThe 34-year-old midfielder recently had a bronze statue built in his honour at his hometown of Fuentealbilla.However, Albacete mayor Manuel Serrano has announced that another will be built in recognition of Iniesta.“Andres represents the values of the Albacete society: humility, simplicity and hard work,” Serrano wrote on Twitter.The Albacete town hall announced that the statue will be unveiled in June 2020 and that they could “almost guarantee” that it will be placed in the Abelardo Sanchez park.Iniesta spent 22 years at Barcelona and added 57 goals along with 117 assists in 674 appearances.He won countless trophies at Catalonia and also scored the extra-time winner in 2010 as Spain claimed their first ever World Cup title.David Villa, SpainQuiz: How much do you know about David Villa? Boro Tanchev – September 14, 2019 Time to test your knowledge about Spanish legendary forward David Villa.Iniesta now plays for J-League side Vissel Kobe after leaving Barcelona at the end of last season.Manuel Serrano anuncia que @andresiniesta8 tendrá una escultura en #Albacete, promovida por la @FundacionSoliss.Se inaugurará en julio de 2020 y “con casi toda seguridad” se ubicará en el entorno de la Punta del parque Abelardo Sánchez.¡¡GRANDE Iniesta!!— Ayuntamiento de Albacete (@AytoAlbacete) October 22, 2018last_img

Andres Iniesta to be honoured with a statue in Albacete

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