World Cup shirt worn by Andres Iniesta in tribute to Dani Jarque to be displayed at Espanyol's stadium

Espanyol have decided to put the vest that Barcelona ace Andres Iniesta wore to pay tribute to the late Dani Jarque in the 2010 World Cup final on display in their stadium.

Iniesta took off his jersey after scoring the only goal of the match in the 1-0 win over Netherlands to show the world a shirt with the text: "Dani Jarque always with us". Jarque passed away in his hotel room at the age of 26 on a pre-season tour in August 2009.

"With this gesture, Iniesta won the hearts of all blue and white [Espanyol] supporters," a statement on the Espanyol website reads.

"Without doubt it will become one of the most prized and admired objects in our stadium for all that it represents."

Iniesta handed the shirt to Espanyol in November and the Catalans have now decided to display the vest next to a mural remembering the club's former skipper. The shirt can be seen on matchdays and when visitors take an official tour of the Cornella-El Prat stadium.

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