Iker Casillas, former Real Madrid goalkeeper, retires from football at 37

Iker Casillas, former Real Madrid goalkeeper, retires from football at 37

- Iker Casillas has reportedly retired from football at the age of 37

- Although the Spaniard has not confirmed this latest development

- But reports say the former Real Madrid goalie will soon confirm his decision to quit football

Former Real Madrid and Spain experienced goalie Iker Casillas has reportedly retired from the game of football at the age of 37.

According to the latest report by UK Sun, the Real Madrid legend decided to hang his football gloves following a heart attack scare earlier this month, while at FC Porto training ground.

Iker Casillas won five Spanish La Liga crowns with Real Madrid and a World Cup title before quitting football.

The goalkeeper has spent the past four seasons at Porto following an incredible 15 seasons at Real Madrid before he left the Bernabeu.

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But he was rushed to hospital after suffering a heart attack at a training session on May 1.

While playing for his country Spain during his active time, Casillas earned 167 caps and helped his nation win three major tournaments in a row.

He won Euro 2008, the 2010 World Cup and Euro 2012 in an unprecedented period of dominance with 1,052 games for club and country.

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how ex-Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas was rushed to hospital after suffering a suspected heart attack during training.

Fortunately, the Spain world cup winner's condition is said to have stabilized and is out of any imminent danger after being taken into care earlier in the day.

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