Former Real Madrid and Spain goalkeeper, Iker Casillas has suffered a heart attack while in training with Portuguese side FC Porto but latest reports have it that he is in a stable condition.
Real Madrid and Spain legend, Iker Casillas has been admitted to the hospital following a heart attack he suffered in training with his Portuguese side, FC Porto.
Early reports available to YEN.com.gh has it that the 2010 FIFA World Cup winner is in a stable condition. The 37-year-old has been the first choice for the former Portuguese champions having left Real Madrid in 2015 after over 15 years.
The Guardian reports that Casillas was rushed to the hospital on the morning of May 1, 2019 after he exhibited helplessness with a chest pain.
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.
Born in Mostoles, Madrid, Casillas came through Real Madrid’s academy and spent the majority of his career there until joining Porto in July 2015.
He is Real’s second all-time appearance maker, playing 725 matches between 1999 and 2015, winning five La Liga titles and three Champions League crowns with the club. His former teammate Raul made 741 appearances for Real.
Well wishes have come from some of Europe’s major clubs when the news of Casillas heart attack came to light.
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