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EuroStars: Will Andres Iniesta inspire Spain once again?

| 30.05.2016

The summer’s European Championships in France is fast approaching, and with a bumper haul of 24 teams seeking glory, that means more heroes, more first goalscorers to lump on, more bookings, corners, the lot, and of course, more EuroStars to marvel at.

We love the big tournaments, and this year promises to be a belter.

Ahead of the continental fiesta of football, we’re giving the lowdown on the biggest and best players at this summer’s tournament, each hoping to steal the limelight.

Today we’re looking at Spain’s diminutive little wizard…

Name: Andres Iniesta

D.O.B: 11 May 1984

Country: Spain

Club: Barcelona

The Big Stat: Has won it all for both club and country

Prize Asset: Sublime vision for that perfect pass

International Pedigree: He’s lived the dream. Scored a World Cup winner and won two European Championships.

Twitter: @andresiniesta8

Price Tag: £26.25m – according to transfermarkt.co.uk

OVIEDO, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 05: Andres Iniesta of spain controls the ball during the Spain v Slovakia EURO 2016 Qualifier at Carlos Tartiere on Sep 5, 2015 in Oviedo, Spain.? (Photo by Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images)

All Odds and Markets are correct as of the date of publishing.

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Richard Marsh

Richard loves his sport, especially if it involves the sound of tyres screaming around a race track. He's not fussy though and his '90s Premier League nostalgia and knowledge of team nicknames is tough to match.