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File image of Iker Casillas.(Getty Images)

World Cup winner Iker Casillas announces retirement

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON AUG 04, 2020 06:48 PM IST
Casillas had suffered a heart attack during a training session last year and has not played any competitive football since April, 2019.
Porto goalkeeper Iker Casillas during the Champions League.(AP)
Porto goalkeeper Iker Casillas during the Champions League.(AP)

Iker Casillas to run for president of Spanish Football Federation

Madrid | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 17, 2020 08:21 PM IST
The date of the election has not yet been decided but Casillas said he has informed his current club Porto of his decision, with the 38-year-old now expected to retire from playing the game.
A file photo of Iker Casillas.(REUTERS)
A file photo of Iker Casillas.(REUTERS)

Iker Casillas weighing run for Spanish football presidency: Media

Madrid | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON FEB 12, 2020 11:31 PM IST
Casillas told the national sports council (CSD) of his intention to run in the upcoming RFEF elections, reported the Cadena Ser radio station early Wednesday.
Cristiano-Ronaldo (while playing Real Madrid) celebrates with Iker-Casillas.(AP)
Cristiano-Ronaldo (while playing Real Madrid) celebrates with Iker-Casillas.(AP)

Iker Casillas believes Cristiano Ronaldo winning Ballon d’Or won’t be ‘logical’

Madrid | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2019 12:42 PM IST
These two awards are chosen based on performances throughout an entire season, whereas the Ballon d’Or spans a calendar year, with every match, including friendlies, taken into account, which is then chosen by 193 sports journalists.
Iker Casillas in action.(Action Images via Reuters)
Iker Casillas in action.(Action Images via Reuters)

Iker Casillas returns to training six months after heart attack

Lisbon | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2019 07:54 PM IST
Iker Casillas, who led Spain to the World Cup title in 2010, shared an image of his boots along with the caption “six months and three days you have been in the locker”
Spain's Sergio Ramos applauds fans as he is substituted.(REUTERS)
Spain's Sergio Ramos applauds fans as he is substituted.(REUTERS)

Sergio Ramos equals Iker Casillas’ Spain appearances record

Gijon | By AFP
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2019 02:35 PM IST
Ramos took over the Spain captaincy in 2016 after goalkeeper Casillas’ final match and will set a new record next month if he plays against either Norway or Sweden.
Spain's Paco Alcacer celebrates scoring their fourth goal.(REUTERS)
Spain's Paco Alcacer celebrates scoring their fourth goal.(REUTERS)

Euro 2020 Qualifiers: Rodrigo, Paco Alcacer put Spain on brink of qualification

Gijon | By AFP
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2019 02:35 PM IST
Spain now sit seven points clear in Group F after preserving their 100 percent record as second-placed Sweden were held to a 1-1 draw by Norway.
File image of Iker Casillas.(AFP)
File image of Iker Casillas.(AFP)

Goalkeeper Casillas to announce end of career soon - report

Lisbon | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAY 17, 2019 07:46 PM IST
Spain’s World Cup-winning captain Iker Casillas is likely to soon announce the end of his goalkeeping career after suffering a heart attack on May 1, Portuguese sports newspaper O Jogo cited the president of his club Porto as saying.
FC Porto goal-keeper Iker Casillas.(Action Images via Reuters)
FC Porto goal-keeper Iker Casillas.(Action Images via Reuters)

FC Porto to keep ‘keeper Casillas despite heart attack

Lisobon | By AFP
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2019 07:52 PM IST
Casilas, who will celebrate his 38th birthday on Monday, was taken to hospital and had surgery on May 1 after collapsing during training. He left hospital after five days and said he was “lucky” to be alive but had no immediate plans for the future.
Spanish soccer player Iker Casillas leaves CUF Porto hospital accompanied by his wife Sara Carbonero in Porto.(REUTERS)
Spanish soccer player Iker Casillas leaves CUF Porto hospital accompanied by his wife Sara Carbonero in Porto.(REUTERS)

Iker Casillas leaves hospital after heart attack, admits future uncertain

Porto | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2019 12:00 AM IST
The 37-year-old, who has played for Porto since 2015, was admitted to hospital last Wednesday after suffering what the Portuguese club called an “acute myocardial infarction” in training.
Porto goalkeeper Iker Casillas holds the ball during the Champions League quarterfinals.(AP)
Porto goalkeeper Iker Casillas holds the ball during the Champions League quarterfinals.(AP)

Porto goalkeeper Iker Casillas suffers heart attack, taken to hospital

Porto | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAY 01, 2019 09:11 PM IST
Casillas played 167 times for Spain, famously captaining his country to their first and only World Cup win in 2010 as well as the 2008 and 2012 European Championships.
Spain were eliminated from FIFA World Cup 2018 by Russia on penalties.(AFP)
Spain were eliminated from FIFA World Cup 2018 by Russia on penalties.(AFP)

FIFA World Cup 2018: It was defence that caused Spain pain in Russia

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Divyan Aggarwal
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2018 03:47 PM IST
Numbers show that Spain needed less passes to score in 2018 but lacked defensive organisation that made them champions in 2010
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