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Porto: Casillas play the 1000th match of his career

Ⓒ AFP/Archives – PAUL ELLIS – | The Spanish goaltender of Porto Iker Casillas in Liverpool on March 6, 2018

FC Porto’s Spanish goalkeeper Iker Casillas played in the thousandth match of his professional career on Monday night, but his team lost 2-0 to Belenenses in Lisbon in the 28th round of the Portuguese league. .

This defeat, which cost Porto the first place in the Portuguese Liga, was Casillas’ 108th game in the Porto jersey, adding to the 725 games played with Real Madrid and the 167 outings with the squad. Spain, according to the countdown of the Spanish sports daily Marca.

The iconic 36-year-old winner of the 2010 World Cup, twice European champion (2008, 2012) and three-time champion of the Champions League with Real (2000, 2002, 2014), arrived in Porto in 2015.

His current club, however, has already announced that he will leave his ranks at the end of this third season, because of a salary considered too high for the budget of Porto.

Casillas has so far won no title with Porto. The Dragons were to win Monday night in front of the Belenenses to take the lead of the championship at Benfica Lisbon, which now has two points ahead.

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