first_imgAndres Iniesta has been presented with the Sporting Merit Medal of Honour by the new Spanish prime minister Pedro Sanchez during a team training sessionThe veteran playmaker has now officially left Barcelona for J-League side Vissel Kobe and likely played his final game on home soil in Spain’s 1-1 draw with Switzerland on Sunday.Sanchez hailed Iniesta for his match-winning goal that won Spain the 2010 World Cup and stated that the 34-year-old has been a great example for future generations in his time playing in La Liga.“We all remember your goal in Johannesburg, when you showed what a great person you are with your celebration to another great sportsperson who is no longer with us,” said Sanchez, according to Marca.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.“These are the values that you and your colleagues represent and they should be an example for all kids.”After accepting the medal, Iniesta thanked all of his club and international teammates.“I want to thank my teammates at club and international level because a large part of this medal is down to then,” he said.last_img

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