Iker Casillas

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Springboard for future football stars

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Springboard for future football stars

India is hosting the 17th edition of the mega-event, the country's first-ever FIFA tournament, from October 6 to 28.

Sep 24, 2017, 20:24 PM IST
Watch: Mayanti Langer finally gets to interview husband Stuart Binny

Watch: Mayanti Langer finally gets to interview husband Stuart Binny

The India all-rounder first hit a brilliant 46-ball 87, then took two wickets in a winning cause. He was also adjudged the man of the match.

Sep 08, 2017, 23:01 PM IST
2018 World Cup qualifier: Gianluigi Buffon smells wind of change as Spain arrive without Iker Casillas

2018 World Cup qualifier: Gianluigi Buffon smells wind of change as Spain arrive without Iker Casillas

Iker Casillas`s omission from the Spain squad by newly-appointed coach Julen Lopetegui has made Buffon realise he cannot go on forever.

Oct 06, 2016, 09:03 AM IST
Euro 2016: Spain veteran Iker Casillas hints at retirement after team's defeat against Italy

Euro 2016: Spain veteran Iker Casillas hints at retirement after team's defeat against Italy

De Gea made a string of saves to keep Spain within striking distance of Italy on Monday before Antonio Conte`s men got a late second goal for a 2-0 second-round win.

Jun 29, 2016, 22:31 PM IST
Spain 1 - 0 Czech Republic: Gerard Pique header beats resolute Czechs in Euro 2016

Spain 1 - 0 Czech Republic: Gerard Pique header beats resolute Czechs in Euro 2016

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique headed a late winner as defending champions Spain overcame a resolute and determined Czech Republic 1-0 in their Group D opener in Toulouse on Monday.

Jun 13, 2016, 20:44 PM IST
David De Gea scandal won`t destabilise Spain: Pedro

David De Gea scandal won`t destabilise Spain: Pedro

Chelsea forward Pedro Rodriguez insisted Saturday that Spain`s quest to win an unprecedented third consecutive European Championship will not be blown off course by sex scandal claims against goalkeeper David De Gea.

Jun 11, 2016, 18:29 PM IST
Spain held in Romania on record night for Iker Casillas

Spain held in Romania on record night for Iker Casillas

Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas equalled the record of most international caps for a European player on Sunday as two-time defending European champions Spain drew 0-0 against Romania in Cluj.

Mar 28, 2016, 03:58 AM IST
Euro 2016 win would be extraordinary for Spain, feels Iker Casillas

Euro 2016 win would be extraordinary for Spain, feels Iker Casillas

Spain are the only nation to successfully defend the tournament since its inception in 1960, having lifted the trophy in 2008 and 2012.

Mar 01, 2016, 19:38 PM IST
Iker Casillas perfectly understands Porto's requirements: Julen Lopetegui

Iker Casillas perfectly understands Porto's requirements: Julen Lopetegui

Lopetegui explained that Spain captain Casillas wanted to come from Real Madrid to Porto and they wanted to bring him.

Nov 20, 2015, 16:08 PM IST
Goalkeeper Iker Casillas shoots Porto shirt sales by 10 percent

Goalkeeper Iker Casillas shoots Porto shirt sales by 10 percent

The signing of iconic Spanish goalkeeper Iker Casillas by FC Porto led to a growth in the value of the Portuguese football club's trademark.

Oct 14, 2015, 14:39 PM IST
Spain's David de Gea hoping to win back Manchester United spot

Spain's David de Gea hoping to win back Manchester United spot

David de Gea is hoping to win back his place in goal at Manchester United after he played his first competitive match this season in Spain`s 1-0 Euro 2016 qualifying victory away to Macedonia on Tuesday.

Sep 09, 2015, 14:31 PM IST
Victor Valdes will get success after leaving United: Iker Casillas

Victor Valdes will get success after leaving United: Iker Casillas

Spanish goalkeeping great Iker Casillas has offered his support to Manchester United misfit Victor Valdes, insisting the custodian will enjoy his football when he leaves the English giants.

Sep 08, 2015, 22:46 PM IST
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez feels guilty over Iker Casillas' departure

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez feels guilty over Iker Casillas' departure

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez admitted the Spanish club was wrong in dealing with the farewell of veteran goalkeeper Iker Casillas, who signed in July for Portugal's Porto, while he stressed that he was not forcibly dismissed from the club.

Sep 04, 2015, 23:06 PM IST
Real Madrid "looks very good", says Iker Casillas

Real Madrid "looks very good", says Iker Casillas

Former Real Madrid captain Iker Casillas, currently the goalkeeper of Porto, says his former club "looks very good".

Sep 01, 2015, 15:25 PM IST
Iker Casillas says he chose Porto because of coach Julen Lopetegui

Iker Casillas says he chose Porto because of coach Julen Lopetegui

Spanish football great Iker Casillas has admitted that his decision to sign with FC Porto was influenced by the prospect of working with the Portuguese team's Spanish head coach Julen Lopetegui, who used to coach the goalkeeper at Real Madrid's reserve side, Castilla.

Aug 01, 2015, 18:10 PM IST
Cristiano Ronaldo great, but Lionel Messi is greatest: Xavi Hernandez

Cristiano Ronaldo great, but Lionel Messi is greatest: Xavi Hernandez

Barcelona legend Xavi Hernandez hailed Lionel Messi as the greatest ever player, while also stating his disappointment at the way his friend Iker Casillas left Real Madrid.

Jul 30, 2015, 22:53 PM IST
'Cristiano Ronaldo looks set to leave Real Madrid'

'Cristiano Ronaldo looks set to leave Real Madrid'

 Former Real Madrid captain Iker Casillas's agent Santos Marquez believes superstar Cristiano Ronaldo's decision to sell his image rights to a company owned by Valencia president Peter Lim suggests that the Portuguese striker is set to leave the Spanish football giants.

Jul 20, 2015, 21:46 PM IST
Real Madrid replace Iker Casillas with Kiko Casilla

Real Madrid replace Iker Casillas with Kiko Casilla

Real Madrid moved to sign a replacement for departed captain Iker Casillas on Friday, agreeing a deal to buy Kiko Casilla from Espanyol for a reported six million euros ($6.5m, £4.2m).

Jul 17, 2015, 23:18 PM IST
Real Madrid must move past ''division'' of Iker Casillas exit: Rafa Benitez

Real Madrid must move past ''division'' of Iker Casillas exit: Rafa Benitez

The controversial departure of Real Madrid captain and goalkeeper Iker Casillas has created "division" at the Spanish giants and they must put it behind them as soon as possible, coach Rafa Benitez said on Friday.

Jul 17, 2015, 10:37 AM IST
Xavi slams Real Madrid for failing to give Iker Casillas much-deserved send-off

Xavi slams Real Madrid for failing to give Iker Casillas much-deserved send-off

Former Barcelona and Spain midfielder Xavi has hit out at Real Madrid for failing to give departing captain and goalkeeper Iker Casillas the send-off he deserved before his switch to Porto.

Jul 14, 2015, 16:19 PM IST