Former Real Madrid Goalkeeper, Iker Casillas To Quit Football After Suffering A Heart Attack In Training

Legendary goalkeeper Iker Casillas is set to announce his retirement from football following his recent heart attack.

According to Portuguese outlet O Jogo, the 37-year-old World Cup winner intends to call time on his career at the end of the season as he does not want to feed uncertainty about his future,

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Casillas, who made 725 appearances for Spanish giants Real Madrid, was hospitalised after collapsing with an acute myocardial infarction earlier this month.

He was discharged five days later but hinted that he may have to call time on his career. Upon leaving Porto hospital, Casillas said to reporters: “I don’t know what my future holds but the most important thing is being here today. I’m feeling a lot better, I’ll be resting for a couple of weeks or even a couple of months.’

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The legendary goalkeeper intends to announce his retirement after his sides final two matches, including a Portuguese Cup final against Sporting on Saturday May 25.


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