Iker Casillas set to finish profession at Porto after new contract till 2021

The Spanish goalkeeper has signed a brand new two-year contract with the Portuguese aspect that means he'll keep till the age of 40. Casillas left Actual Madrid again in 2015 after sixteen years on the membership and joined Porto with whom he additionally managed to succeed in the 1,000th skilled match milestone. Whereas at Porto, Casillas has received the Primeira Liga in 2018 in addition to the Portuguese Tremendous Cup in the identical yr. Os melhores momentos de @IkerCasillas no FC Porto #FCPorto #IkerCasillas #Casillas pic.twitter.com/MLMuWBXUMT — FC Porto (@FCPorto) March 20, 2019 When requested in regards to the second he treasures essentially the most whereas at Porto, Casillas mentioned it was the 1-Zero win over everlasting rivals Benfica again in April 2018. The previous Actual Madrid goalkeeper mentioned he didn’t anticipate would have the ability to proceed taking part in for a lot of extra years and it's all because of Porto that he was ready to take action. “As we speak is a really special occasion,” Casillas mentioned on the contract renewal announcement ceremony. “I really feel at residence on this membership. “Once they gave me the prospect to resume, I didn't hesitate. My dedication is with the membership, with the town, with the president and my fellow team-mates. Casillas helped Porto undergo to the subsequent spherical within the Champions League after beating Roma. ((Luis Vieira – AP) “I wish to keep right here till I end my profession as a footballer. “I've nice recollections of nice matches for Porto. The victory in Luz final season, by the way in which, it was achieved, is maybe the one which had the largest mark on me. “Once I got here right here, many thought it will be to play a yr or two and end. I've solely phrases of gratitude to this membership – not solely to the membership however to the town itself.” The settlement was made because of a correct two-way correspondence between Casillas himself and Porto president Jorge Nuno Pinto da Costa who had phrases of reward for the Spaniard. Hoy es un día muy especial. Hoy renuevo mi contrato para seguir formando parte de este gran membership. Estoy muy agradecido al @FCPorto y todos sus aficionados. #SomosPorto pic.twitter.com/mGX6cZGm8Q — Iker Casillas (@IkerCasillas) March 20, 2019 In keeping with da Costa, Casillas could be thought of as “a world soccer determine”. “Porto has all the time had nice goalkeepers,” he mentioned. “Iker Casillas is consistent with the extraordinary goalkeepers Porto has all the time had and we're positive that we are going to all the time proceed with nice goalkeepers.”