This year can’t get better for Madridistas. The hangover of La Liga victory is still there and there is another good news for them. First Zidane’s stay a manager now one of their most favorite child’s return to the club. Yes, Madridista! Iker Casillas is joining Real Madrid to be part of the club’s charity initiatives with a role in the Real Madrid Foundation.
Casillas returns to Madrid
The transfer of Casillas was one of the activities for which Perez faced huge criticism. Even die heart Real Madrid fans were bashing him for his relation with Iker. Iker also broke down in his last press conference before leaving for Porto in 2015. He played in his full form in Porto till 2019. But after facing a heart attack he hung up his boots before time and took charge as a player-manager. With the start of this year, he also decided to run for the President of REFF. But the Corona pandemic put a halt in that decision. Now he is returning to Madrid to take his charge.
Iker Casillas is one of the angelic figures for Madrid fans. He is among the few players who left a considerable mark in the history of the club with his playing careers. He was one of the homegrown talents of Madrid and knows the pulse of the club and its fans. He has excellent leadership capability and is considered as one of the greatest leaders of Real Madrid and world football. Because of his godlike personality and down-to-earth nature fans called him ‘Saint‘.
When he was in action he maybe was the most passionate player on the pitch. Whatever the situation was he cheered and supported his team. He was the most loved and respected captain among his players. Even after his transfer, he was connected with Real. He used to watch and share every Madrid match. He was the first one to congratulate the team after every trophy. He is a true Madridista who loves this club from the core of his heart. As a player, he is the best in his position. He has each and every trophy in his cabinet which he played.
Trophies won by Iker Casillas
- 1 Club World Cup
- 3 UCL
- 5 La Liga
- 2 Copa del Rey
- 4 Spanish Super Cup
- 1 Liga Nos
- 1 World Cup
- 1 Euro and
- 1 U20 World Cup
He is considered as one of the best Goalkeepers to play the game. He was a true leader who leads both his clubs and the national side in the path of success. His skills under the bar and instructions were the reason for Spanish dominance in World Cup 2010. He secured 5 clean sheets in the World Cup and won the golden gloves. His techniques were so perfect that any aspiring goalkeeper can follow him to fine-tune his style. Every player in the footballing nations respected him.
In spite of club rivalry, it was Casillas, who has a huge role to remove the clash between Real and Barca players and united them under the Spanish flag. He also removed the ego clash in the Madrid dressing room. He was the reason for Madrid’s success under his tenure.
What will Casillas bring in for the Los Blancos
Iker will follow the footsteps of his former teammates and Madrid Legend Zidane and Raul. Both have done a remarkable job while in this post. They helped Perez to manage this club efficiently. They also have their opinion in player and manager selection. Till now their decisions haven’t proved wrong although there are some exceptions. They helped Madrid to become one of the most successful clubs in the history of Spain and Europe. Their works for the development of Madrid will be stated in the history book in bold letters.
Casillas is joining Real Madrid to carry on this great work. He with his inborn captaincy skills and extraordinary personality will surely able to lead the club in the path of success. His footballing insights will help Perez and other officials to govern the club in the right way.
Casillas was one of the best to wear the captain’s armband for Madrid. His vast knowledge helped his team to win titles. He will do the same while staying behind the curtains. There’s also a chance that he might be projected as next manager of Madrid like Zidane and Raul who is managing Madrid and Castilla respectively. In either ways, he will serve his most beloved club and help them with new glories
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