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Former Real Madrid Goalkeeper, Iker Casillas Retires From Football

Spanish Former professional footballer, Iker Casillas has retired from football.

The former Real Madrid goalkeeper retire at the age of 39 after making 725 appearances for Real during a 16-year career at the Bernabeu.

The Star won three Champions League titles and five La Liga crowns with Real.

He also helped Spain win the 2010 World Cup and two successive European Championships in 2008 and 2012.

Casillas joined Porto in 2015 but has not played since suffering a heart attack during training in April 2019.

During his recovery he was given a role on the club’s coaching staff in July 2019.

He made 156 appearances for the Portuguese side, winning two Primeira Liga titles and one Portuguese Cup.

Casillas won 167 international caps for Spain between 2000 and 2016.

The spectacular goal keeper announce his retirement on Twitter, on Tuesday, August 4.

Casillas said:

The important thing is the path you travel and the people who accompany you, not the destination to which it takes you.

I think I can say, without hesitation, that it has been the path and the dream destination.

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