Video of the Day: Iniesta wins UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Receiving the UEFA Best Player in Europe Award on stage from the hands of UEFA President Michel Platini, FC Barcelona player Andrés Iniesta said: “I’m very happy to receive such recognition. I am privileged to be here with two such great footballers as Leo and Cristiano. As I always say, such awards for one individual can’t be achieved without the whole team.”

Later, in a short interview for, Iniesta added that “it’s a sensation that I want to share with my teammates at the club, and in the national team. It’s recognition for the work that you have done well, and that people are proud and have faith in what you do. And that is really nice, and very important for a player.”