Iniesta named player of Euro 2012
Spain's Andres Iniesta has been named the best player at Euro 2012 by UEFA, hours after his man-of-the-match performance in the final.
The Barcelona midfielder was one of 10 Spanish players selected by UEFA's technical committee after they beat Italy 4-0 to retain their European Championship and win an historic third consecutive major tournament.
UEFA technical director Andy Roxburgh said: "Picking Iniesta as the Best Player of Euro 2012 sends a message about creativity, incisive football and humility."
Roxburgh added: "Gerrard played really, really well and showed great leadership qualities.