Andres Iniesta predicts a successful Euro 2016 for Spain and speaks of what it means to be captain of Barcelona.
La Roja go to France as the champions and consecutive winners, and Iniesta told FIFA’s official website that a three-peat isn’t out of the question.
“We’re looking forward to having a good European Championship and getting close to that objective,” he revealed.
“I think we’ve got the squad to do it. Like everything else in life, the national team has been through changes. We’re looking to play a positive game and get the fans right behind us again.”
The 31-year-old last summer succeeded Xavi Hernandez as Barca skipper and admitted it’s a privilege to wear the armband, even if little is that different.
“Some of my responsibilities have changed, things to do with the team and stuff on the outside, but I’ve not changed,” he noted.
“It’s a wonderful responsibility to have. I’ve spent virtually my whole life at Barca and it’s great to be first-team captain.”
Iniesta has also become the most-decorated Spanish player in history, something he revealed he looks to on a regular basis.
“It’s a very nice statistic. It’s very special and it helps me keep my confidence up and to keep on trying to ensure I can add to that total and the team can too, which is the most important thing,” he added.