Iker Casillas who is regarded as one of the best goalkeepers of modern times, and he is now the current keeper of Porto. However, he may soon be hanging his gloves for good as he suffered a heart attack while training at Primeira Liga on Wednesday.
The 37-year-old Spaniard was rushed to the hospital as he complained of feeling unwell, with his mouth, chest, and arms hurting. It was only after they got him to the hospital they realized that he had suffered a heart attack.
Iker Casillas is now reported to be in a stable condition and is under constant medical evaluation in the hospital. The news of his heart attack has shocked many as the news of an athlete suffering such an attack is not common.
According to various sources, it has come to light that his club Porto is ready to let go of him, even though his contract with them is set to expire only next June. Porto is more concerned with the well being of Iker and wants to ensure that the 37-year-old can lead a normal life after the health scare.
No concrete decision has been taken regarding Casillas’s future; however many Predictions are coming in stating that his club Porto is admittedly ready to allow Casillas to end his career. Iker’s agent Carlos Cutropia was heard in radio stating that he is yet to discuss with the 37-year-old Goalkeeper about his future. As of now, they are focusing on his health and overall well being which he stated is of more importance.
It may be mentioned that Iker Casillas has had a very fruitful and illustrious career which saw him lifting many high-level cups and trophies. He has won a total of five La Liga titles and two Copa del Rey titles in the club level with Real Madrid. In the national level, he won the 2007 and 2008 European Championships; however, his most amazing feat would be leading Spain to their only World Cup victory in 2010.