Spanish professional footballer, Andres Iniesta plays as a midfielder for a Japanese club Vissel Kobe and the Spanish national team. Andres was associated with the Barcelona club for most of his career and served as the captain for three seasons.
The 37-year-old footballer played a pivotal role in helping Spain win the Euro title in 2008, 2012, and the 2010 World Cup. Hence, the football star has won various titles and accolades for his great performance throughout his career.
The ex-Barcelona player is regarded as one of the greatest midfielders in the history of football. The 37-year-old had a successful career at Barcelona that saw him grabbing capital gains.
Andres Iniesta Net worth in 2021
Andres Iniesta is one of the wealthiest footballers at the moment. According to reports, he has a net worth of $120 million. Forbes ranked Iniesta in 2021 The World Highest-Paid Athletes Earnings list.
What is the salary of Andres Iniesta?
Andres spent 22 years with Barcelona, where he served three years as a captain. His weekly wage at Barcelona was around $240,000, higher than most players of the team at that time.
In 2018, Andres Iniesta signed a contract with Japanese club Vissel Kobe which pays him an estimated $30 million annually. His weekly wage at Vissel Kobe is $600,000.
This astounding salary easily makes him one of the richest footballers in the world.
Andres Iniesta earnings from endorsements and business
Andres earns approximately $4 million in endorsements each year. He made $3 million through sponsorships deals in 2020, as per Forbes.
Andres had a 19-year long deal with Nike but, he left the brand for Japanese sportswear brand Asics in 2018. He is appointed as a brand ambassador of the brand, and as per some reports, the deal is worth millions.
Apart from this, He also has endorsement deals with Nissan and UFX.com.
He also owns shares in a family business of wine. The company resides in Albacete, Spain. His company, known as “Bodega Iniesta Winery” produces about a million bottles a year exporting to over 39 countries expanding his net income even more.
He is also a part-owner of Spanish football club Albacete.
Andres Iniesta started playing football at a young age in Spain. He joined the youth academy of FC Barcelona subsequently captained the Under-15 team to a Nike Premier Cup victory in 1999.
He began playing for Barcelona’s first team in 2002 and, He made 674 appearances for Barca scoring 57 goals.
Andres made an impact in the game every year that earned him numerous sports honors like UEFA Best Player in Europe in 2012, Best Player of the 2011–12 UEFA Champions League, La Liga Spanish Player of the Year award in 2009. He was also awarded the Marca Legend Award in 2011.
After spending 22 years with Barca, Iniesta Left Barcelona to join the Japanese club, Vissel Kobe, in 2018. His contract will end in 2023 with Kobe retiring him at the Japanese Club.
On an international level, Iniesta has 131 appearances for Spain’s national team and has scored 13 goals. He won Spain’s first 2010 FIFA world cup against the Netherlands. He has won 1 World cup and 2 Euros with Spain.