Thursday August 30 2012
Iniesta Euro player of the year

Andres Iniesta has been named European Player of the Year, beating Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.

The Spain and Barcelona midfielder won the vote after the Champions League draw in Montecarlo this evening.

Iniesta beat his Barça teammate Messi and Real Madrid star Ronaldo, while Italy and Juventus hero Andrea Pirlo was in fourth place.