Last sunday as coutinho burried his long shot into the goal the magician marked his last win ever in the barcelona shirt though his contribution towards the club is countless the world cup/ treble winner don’t consider himself worthy enough to play for the club anymore because of his age, and announced his exit to an asian club.
Though fans were in tears( coming from a madridista) as there maestro was leaving let’s remember top iniesta moments in a cule shirt and bid him a jolly farewell.
Back in 2009 champions league semi final when barcelona were 1-0 down and playing with 10 men, the englishmen had covered leo messi in every possible way, it was the moment when iniesta stood up and burried the ball past peter cech.
The goal sent Pep Guardiola running madly down the sideline and sent Barcelona into the final, which it won by beating Manchester United.
COMEBACK IN PARIS
In the last season of champions league round of 16 barca entered a tie with the paris champions PSG and was facing the almost unthinkable task of overturning a 4-0 loss to advance to the Champions League quarterfinals. What followed was a whirlwind of football that fueled a 6-1 victory and the biggest comeback in the history of the competition.
Iniesta created the second goal when he drew a pack of defenders to him near the post and flipped a probing pass across the goalmouth, where it was knocked into the net by a PSG defender.
SHOOK THE BERNABEU
Iniesta was in the driving seat when barcelona thrashed real madrid by 6-2 infront of their own supporters (well that was hard to see).
Iniesta and midfield partner Xavi Hernandez dictated the match and made Madrid look clueless, The win put Barcelona on its way to the Spanish league title and the rare treble of Spanish league-Champions League-Copa del Rey in Guardiola’s first season.
As iniesta passed the torch to leo an important part of the cule era came to an end.