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Legendary Madrid, Spain Goalkeeper, Iker Casillas, Retires From Football

Iker Casillas, legendary Spain and Real Madrid goalie, has called time on the game of football that brought him fame and fortune.
Casillas, before announcing his retirement, played over 1,000 games as a professional Footballer.

The 39-year-old, who holds the record for most Champions League clean sheets and most clean sheets for Spain, spent the last five years of his career playing for Porto after his 25-year spell with Real ended in 2015.

Casillas, Skysport reports, won the World Cup, two European Championships, five La Liga titles, and three Champions League trophies during an illustrious career.

He also lifted the Supercopa de Espana four times, the UEFA Super Cup twice, and the FIFA Club World Cup during his time in the Spanish capital.

After moving to Portugal at the age of 34, Casillas continued to win more silverware, winning the top-flight Primeira Liga in 2018 – although he did not feature last season as Porto won the league-and-cup double.

Casillas has been awarded the La Liga Best Goalkeeper gong twice, been voted into the FIFA FIFPro World XI five times, won the World Cup Golden Glove in 2010, and was named Primeira Liga Best Goalkeeper for 2019.

He is the second most-capped Spain player of all time, playing in four World Cups, and holds the record for most appearances, most clean sheets, and most penalty saves in Champions League history.

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