Iker Casillas suggests El Clasico charity game after COVID-19 crisis

Iker Casillas suggests El Clasico charity game after COVID-19 crisis

- Iker Casillas has suggested that a repeat of El Clasico should be played after the global pandemic ends

- Reports claim Spanish legend wants past players of Real Madrid and Barcelona should play a charity game

- Casillas retired from football in February 2020, after suffering a heart attack while he was training with FC Porto

Iker Casillas has suggested that former Real Madrid and Barcelona players gather for a charity game after the global pandemic ends.

It is understood that the Spanish legend wants past players who have featured in El Clasico to meet once again and the money will be donated to charity.

Footballing activities across the world have been suspended indefinitely due to the outbreak of the deadly Coronavirus.

And when teams return to action, Casillas believes a tie between Real Madrid and Barcelona legends would be a very good avenue to bring fans together.

El Clasico is regarded as the biggest rivalry in world football but in recent times the fixture between Los Blancos and La Blaugrana have lost its magic.

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During the days of Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola, the rivalry was tense as Real and Barca players showed the hatred they have for each other.

But if both clubs agree to play the match, it would see the return of footballing greats like Luis Figo, Zinedine Zidane, Rivaldo, Roberto Carlos, Carles Puyol, Xavi, Andres Inietsa and the likes, put up a show for the fans.

Casillas officially retired in February 2020, where he suffered a heart attack with Porto while in training.

He won five La Liga titles with Los Blancos and four Champions League trophies at the Bernabeu and became the youngest goalkeeper to win the elite competition in 1999.

Casillas also has a World Cup winning medal and two European Championship trophies under his belt, making him the greatest Spanish player of all time.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Pep Guardiola's mother Dolors Sala Carriois is the latest patient to lose the battle to the deadly Coronavirus, Man City confirmed, cited on Daily Mail.

The Etihad outfit confirmed the news on Monday, April 6, 2020 that Guardiola's mother had passed away at age 82.

It read: "The Manchester City family are devastated to report the death today of Pep's moth Dolors Sala Carrio in Manresa, Barcelona after contracting Corona Virus.

"She was 82-years-old. Everyone associated with the club sends their most heartfelt sympathy at this most distressing time to Pep, his family and all their friends."

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