The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
Spain midfielder Andres Iniesta plans to go global with his new winery. He first wants to get his team into the World Cup final.
Andres Iniesta emerged from under the bodies of his jubilant teammates as the scorer of the latest-ever World Cup winning goal. The Barcelona midfielder says he didn’t do anything special.
Spain’s success in international soccer competitions has denied its top players the chance of a vacation while some of their peers hit the beach for a rest.
Andres Iniesta is rejecting personal plaudits as his Spain team prepares to meet Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal today for a place in the European Championship final.
Lionel Messi was crowned soccer’s best player for an unprecedented fourth straight time after the Barcelona and Argentina forward broke the record for goals in a calendar year.
Spain’s soccer World Cup win “goes beyond sport,” coach Vicente Del Bosque said after his team beat the Netherlands 1-0 to take the title for the first time.
Barcelona’s Andres Iniesta will miss tonight’s first Champions League semifinal match at Real Madrid with a calf injury.
Barcelona’s Lionel Messi will try to win the Ballon d’Or as the world’s best soccer player for the fourth year in a row after being named a finalist along with teammate Andres Iniesta and Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo.
Barcelona has appealed a proposed suspension for Andres Iniesta after the midfielder allegedly got a yellow card on purpose during a recent Champions League match against Shakhtar Donetsk.
"We do not just play for ourselves, we play for many people who admire us."
- Andres Iniesta on Jun 19, 2013