Andres Iniesta has been celebrating the anniversary of his legendary goal against Chelsea in the Champions League by getting on the phone and calling some ‘children of the Iniestazo.’
Believe it or not it’s been 11 years since the midfielder banged in his stoppage time goal at Stamford Bridge to send Barca into the final on away goals.
TODAY’S FIX | #OnThisDay | May 6, 2009— FC Barcelona (from ) (@FCBarcelona) May 6, 2020
The day of the , all 90 minutes!
That goal cased a spike in the birth rate in Catalonia nine months later and apparently went up an impressive 16%, according to El Periodico.
Iniesta spoke to two children who were both born nine months after the game in west London. Ignacio was born on 18 January, while Josep arrived eleven days later.
He shared a video of the call on Twitter with a post: “To celebrate the anniversary of a very special goal, I have called some friends to share an unforgettable and very familiar moment ... “
Para celebrar el aniversario de un gol muy especial, he llamado a unos amigos para compartir un momento inolvidable y muy familiar... @FCBarcelona #Iniestazo pic.twitter.com/ra3I1pdUTM— Andrés Iniesta (@andresiniesta8) May 6, 2020