Iniesta beats Ronaldo, Rooney, others to 2014 Golden foot Award

Posted on October 14 2014 , at 02:33 pm
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By Chrysanthus Ikeh

Andres Iniesta poses with his 2014 Golden Foot award that will be placed along the 'Champions promenade'. Photo: Daily Mail
Andres Iniesta poses with his 2014 Golden Foot award that will be placed along the ‘Champions promenade’. Photo: Daily Mail

Spain and Barcelona star, Andres Iniesta has become the first Barcelona and Spain player to win the Golden foot award.

The Barcelona midfielder was named ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo, Wayne Rooney, Manuel Neuer, Andrea Pirlo, Thiago Silva Franck Ribery, Yaya Toure, Thierry Henry and Brazilian female player Marta as winner of the award on Monday, October 13, 2014 at the ceremony which was held in Monaco, France.

The name of Argentina superstar, Lionel Messi was missing from the 2014 Golden Foot award, an international football award given to players who stand out for their athletic achievements both as individuals and team players and for their personality.

Iniesta readies himself to stand in the mix as the Barcelona and Spain veteran wins the yearly award
Iniesta readies himself to stand in the mix as the Barcelona and Spain football star wins the yearly award
Iniesta leaves his footprints after receiving the 2014 Golden Foot award on Monday evening in Monaco
Iniesta leaves his footprints after receiving the 2014 Golden Foot award on Monday evening in Monaco

PREVIOUS GOLDEN FOOT WINNERS

2003 – Roberto Baggio, Brescia

2004 – Pavel Nedved, Juventus

2005 – Andriy Shevchenko, AC Milan

2006 – Ronaldo, Real Madrid

2007 – Alessandro Del Piero, Juventus

2008 – Roberto Carlos, Fenerbahce

2009 – Ronaldinho, AC Milan

2010 – Francesco Totti, Roma

2011 – Ryan Giggs, Manchester United

2012 – Zlatan Ibrahimovic, PSG

2013 – Didier Drogba, Galatasaray

2014 – Andres Iniesta, Barcelona

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