Top 10 players of 2010/2011 season – Rank 3 and 4
4 – Andres Iniesta:
The Barcelona midfielder had a phenomenal season. The Spaniard managed to win the Spanish Super Cup along with the Spanish La Liga and the UEFA Champions League.
Alongside Xavi Hernandez, Andres Iniesta has managed to form the world’s best midfield partnership. There is definitely no stopping the two Spanish maestros and the two have done wonders for Barcelona.
The season 2010/2011 was the best for Andres Iniesta in terms of goals. The Barcelona star managed to find the back of the net for the highest amount of time. Iniesta scored 9 goals throughout the season and the only time he has managed to do so was back
in 2006-2007 when Frank Rijkaard was in charge of Barcelona.
Iniesta first accomplishment came during the FIFA World Cup 2010 when he scored the winning goal in the final match of the competition against Netherlands. Andres Iniesta helped Spain win the world cup and then later helped Barcelona towards Spanish League
and Champions League glory.
Last season Andres Iniesta could not appear in a lot of games and only managed to give 42 appearances with the first team because of the injury that he picked up. However, this season Iniesta showed that he belongs in the first team and managed to give out
50 appearances for the Spanish Champions.
After having a phenomenal season with Barca and after winning a European double, Andres Iniesta deserves to be 4th in the ranks for the 2010/2011 season.
3 – Xavi Hernandez:
Andres Iniesta’s compatriot in the Barcelona and the Spanish midfield, Xavi Hernandez also had an exemplary season with Barcelona and the Spanish national team.
Xavi first helped Spain to win the FIFA World Cup 2010 and he was definitely one of the best players available to them in the midfield. Later, he played for the Catalan club and even though he picked up a serious injury during the season, he still managed
to perform at his best.
Despite being injured during the season, Xavi Hernandez still managed to appear 50 times and helped Barcelona win a European double. He also helped the Spanish side win the FIFA World Cup 2010 and later helped them in the Euro qualifiers.
Xavi Hernandez scored 5 goals this season with a lot more assists. He was one of the best players for Barcelona throughout the season. Of course, the best player for the Catalans was the Argentinean maestro Lionel Messi but Xavi and Iniesta did wonders in
the midfield to keep the team going.
With Carles Puyol out, Xavi Hernandez was usually the captain for the Spanish team and he was the one who scored the first goal in the first El Clasico of the season. Barcelona won the match 5-0 and Xavi played a crucial part throughout the game.
Xavi scored another crucial goal for Barcelona when he took the lead against the North London side Arsenal as they came to play at the Nou Camp with a 2-1 home win at the Emirates.
After a phenomenal season with Barcelona and helping the Spanish Champions with a European double, Xavi Hernandez deserves the 3rd rank in the 2010/2011 season.
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