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FC Barcelona News: 7 October 2017; Spain Qualify for World Cup, Lionel Messi Theme Park Details Revealed

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8 things that will make you love Andrés Iniesta | FC Barcelona
The legendary midfielder has won a grand total of 30 titles at Barça, more than any other player in the history of the club (alongside Leo Messi). His impressive list includes 8 league titles, 7 Spanish Super Cups, 4 Champions Leagues, 5 Copa Del Reys, 3 European Super Cups and 3 Club World Cups.

Andres Iniesta says he won't overstay his 'lifetime' welcome with Barcelona | ESPN
On Friday morning at Barcelona's club shop, a special shirt was printed that would be paraded at a special news conference. On the back, it carried the number 8 and the words "A. Iniesta Per Sempre" ("A. Iniesta forever"). But nothing lasts forever, especially in football, so what exactly is the significance of the lifetime contract the Catalan club have handed to Andres Iniesta?

Video: Inside View of Andrés Iniesta signing a lifetime contract with Barça | FC Barcelona
Friday, October 6th, 2017 was Andrés Iniesta's day. That's when FC Barcelona announced it had re-signed the 33-year-old midfielder to the first lifetime contract it had ever offered in the history of the first team. And why not? Iniesta is a symbol of blaugrana dominance and has been an integral pice of the current era of triumph and success.

Spain qualify for World Cup! | Football Espana
Spain have qualified for the 2018 World Cup after they defeated Albania 3-0 on Friday and Italy drew with FYR Macedonia. Three goals inside 27 minutes did the job for Spain, who moved five points clear of Italy - at the top of Group G - with just one match left to play.

Theme park for Barcelona star Lionel Messi in China reveals more details | ESPN
Mediapro, who launched the ambitious project in June in collaboration with the Phoenix Group and Leo Messi Management, say you will be able to lineup alongside a version of the Barcelona star at the theme park, which is based in Nanjing, China.

Tebas ‘sees La Liga without Barca’ | Football Espana
In a wide-ranging interview with Gol on Friday, Tebas discussed how Catalan independence would affect clubs from the region and claimed he was “more concerned” about whistles at the Spanish national anthem than Gerard Pique.