Arda Turan recalls his time at Barcelona along with the best in Lionel Messi and the special in Andres Iniesta.
Arda Turan is still a Barcelona player, even though he has not played for the club in over two years. He is currently serving a ban for attacking an official and trying to overcome criminal proceedings for assault.
The former Turkish international had the privilege of playing for Barcelona, and of course alongside Lionel Messi.
Who wouldn’t pick Messi as the best player they had played with given the chance.
That is a given. But there was a player that stood out in a different way, who had something special about them, and it was more than just footballing skills.
In an interview reported by Goal, the suspended footballer has an admiration for Andres Iniesta that almost separates him from everyone else including Messi.
“There’s no need to talk about Messi. He’s the best player I have played with.”
“But Iniesta was something else.”
“His attitude, his commandment of the ball makes you admire him.”