Presentation on theme: "Iker Casillas. Iker Casillas Fernández Casillas was born on 20 May 1981 in Móstoles, Community of Madrid the son of José Luis Casillas, a civil servant."— Presentation transcript:
Iker Casillas Fernández Casillas was born on 20 May 1981 in Móstoles, Community of Madrid the son of José Luis Casillas, a civil servant in the Ministry of Education, and María del Carmen Fernández González, a hairdresser. Both his parents had moved from their home in Navalacruz, Ávila.
Profesional Career Casillas started his career in Real Madrid's youth system, known as La Fábrica, during the 1990–91 season. On 27 November 1997 at 16 he was first called up to the first team to face Rosenborg in Champions League, but it wasn't until the 1998–99 season that he debuted in the senior side, substituting Bodo Illgner. By the next season, he relegated Illgner to the bench and became first-choice. In 2000, he became the youngest goalkeeper to play in a Champions League final when Real Madrid defeated Valencia 3–0, just four days after his nineteenth birthday. Casillas lost his place and was replaced by César Sánchez after a bad play during the 2001– 02 campaign, but redeemed himself when Sánchez suffered an injury in the last minutes of 2002 Champions League final match. Casillas came on and pulled off several brilliant saves to defeat a rampant Bayer Leverkusen the Champions League crown. Real Madrid won 2–1.
International career Titles: Spain 2 European Championship in 2008/12 A World Cup in 2010 Spain Under 20 He won the FIFA World Youth Championship in 1999 Spain Under 16 UEFA Under 16 Championship
Our personal opinion He´s a very complete player but is having a bad time. He will become the best goalkeeper of all times