An ode to Andres Iniesta – A kiss from Fuentealbilla


Piyush Bisht| Football Paradise
May 2018 | 15-minute read

Never in the history of football had the rivals of FC Barcelona feared the shimmy of a hip, the crouching of knees, and the sweet touch of a player’s boot on the ball as they did whenever the ball made its graceful sojourn towards Andres Iniesta. Never had grown men looked so lost and devastated, sliding across thin air and blades of grass engaged in mockery of these fallen giants, than on moments when a simple change of direction and a nimble brush of foot against ball would leave them chasing – I won’t say shadows – but a sparkling head with a receding hairline.

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