Friday, September 13, 2013


 It is getting more and more clear that Iker Casillas the Spanish and former  Real  Madrid captain, is no longer the first choice keeper. He lost his place to Claudio Lopez  last year under Jose Mourinho  and neither is Carlo Ancelotti keen to let him start. Selling Mesut Ozil  selling was a big blow to both the Real Madrid players and fans,    , and if they sell Iker Casillas  there is bound to be a civil  war at the Santiago Bernabeu.
 And Big clubs are watching matters closely , clubs like Arsenal, Borussia  Dortmund  and Manchester City.
 If he is sitting on the bench he will miss his place for the world cup , with Jose Pepe Reina, Victor Valdez  and David de Gea waiting.
But let me give you some records  set by Iker Casillas .
He became the youngest goalkeeper  to play in the champion league at 19 years, and that is before he got a driving licence..
He is Spains most capped player with 125 caps.Spain have no shortage of footballers, like Brazil mind you.
He is the only goalkeeper ever to win the best goalkeeper  from 81 countries. He was won it four years in a row 2008,2009,2010, 2011.The previous record holder was Walter Zenga  of Inter Milan  who won it three years in a row in 1989,1990 1991.
 Goalkeepers play till they are even forty years, Dino Zoff is the oldest goalkeeper to lift the world cup in 1982 at 40 years..
 Now Zinedine Zidane wants to speak to Iker Casillas , face to face  and settle it.

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