How Many Goals Has Andres Iniesta Scored in His Career?
Andres Iniesta, the legendary Spanish footballer, has achieved legendary status for his remarkable play in midfield for the likes of Barcelona and his country. But despite his incredible passing ability, Iniesta is often overlooked for his goal-scoring. So, how many goals has Andres Iniesta scored in his career?
- Barcelona: Iniesta has scored 54 goals for his beloved Barcelona in over 600 appearances in all competitions since making his debut in 2002.
- Vissel Kobe: After 22 memorable years with Barca, Iniesta made the move to Japan in 2018, where he currently plays for Vissel Kobe. Since joining he has netted nine goals in 60 appearances, including one hat trick.
- Al Sadd: Iniesta is set to join Qatari side Al Sadd for the 2021-22 season and will look to add to his goal tally.
- Spain: On the international stage, Iniesta has been just as impressive, having scored 13 goals in 124 appearances for the Spanish national team.
- U21: Iniesta has also found the back of the net for his country’s Under-21 side, scoring once in 10 appearances.
In total, Andres Iniesta has scored a total of 76 goals in his illustrious career. Considering his primary purpose on the pitch is to create, not score, this is an incredible return. Surely, Iniesta will add to this tally when he joins Al Sadd next season.
That being said, it’s Iniesta’s passing excellence that has made him an all-time great and will be the defining feature of his career.