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World Cup Player Iniesta Bets Soccer Fortune on Spanish Wine

Spain midfielder Andres Iniesta plans to go global with his new winery. He first wants to get his team into the World Cup final.

The 26-year-old, man of the match in Spain’s last game, meets Germany tonight in a World Cup semifinal in Durban, South Africa. He’s spending about 9 million euros ($11.3 million) on vineyards and a winery a mile from his hometown in the Castilla La Mancha region, said his father Jose Antonio, who is managing the operation.