Iker Casillas Biography, Personal Life, Career, Net Worth, and Awards

Iker Casillas Biography, Personal Life, Career, Net Worth, and Awards

The highly talented Iker Casillas is a Spanish professional soccer player who currently plays for his national team Spain and for club Porto. He is a popular goalkeeper with outstanding goalkeeping skills which is highly appreciated during the football games. He wears a number 1 Jersey on the field. The player possesses an athletic body with a  height of 5 Feet 11 Inch and weighs around 85 kg in scale.

Iker Casillas holds a Spanish Citizenship and belongs to white ethnicity. Casillas has an outstanding shot-stopping ability and shows the skills of quick reaction in the field.

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Iker Casillas Early life, Girlfriend, and Personal life

This living legend of football was born on May 20, 1981, in the city of Mostoles, Spain. He was born and raised in Spain to Spanish parents named Jose Luis Casillas and Maria del Carmen Fernandez Gonzalez, Casilla’s father is a civil servant in the Ministry of Education by profession whereas his mother is a hairdresser.

Talking about his personal life, Iker Casillas is married to his beautiful sports journalist girlfriend named Sara Carbonero on March 20, 2016. The married pair have two children together. Their first child Martin was born on 3rd January 2014 while their second child Lucas was born on June 2, 2016. The famous footballer is also quite active on social media channels like Instagram where he often posts pictures along with his family.

Iker Casillas Club Career and Achievements

Iker Casillas is one of the most influential goalkeepers in the football world. He has bagged several awards and rewards due to his outstanding performances throughout his career.

Iker Casillas career in the club Real Madrid

Iker started his professional football career joining the youth squad with Real Madrid since 1990. After serving various youth systems he was called in the senior team during 1996. Additionally, during his play in Real Madrid he successfully won the FIFA Club World Cup, 2 Intercontinental Cups, 2 UEFA Super Cups, 4 Supercopa de Espana titles, 2 Copa del Rey titles, 3 UEFA Champions League titles, and 5 La Liga titles.

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Iker Casillas career in the club Porto

Casillas signed a two-year contract with the Portuguese Primeira Liga side Porto on July 11, 2015. He launched his career through Porto on 15 August 2015 against Vitoria de Guimaraes. So far, he has appeared on 73 games showing many of his skills in the field as a goalkeeper.

Iker Casillas International Career

This talented footballer has performed in several tournaments representing his home country on both junior and senior levels. Casillas was one of the most successful players playing in the tournaments of U15 to U21 nationals. He launched his international career for Spain in the year 2000 and was declared a captain in 2008 when he led the national team that ultimately won the World Cup 2010 including the 2012 European Championship. He is also a good friend to former players like Xavi and Sergio Ramos.

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Caption: Iker Casillas, his car, and house

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Iker Casillas Net Worth, Endorsement, and Cars

Iker Casillas is a top-earning Sportsman who has a net worth of $40 million. The amount is an estimation that also includes his properties and earnings. He receives an annual salary of 6,000,000 Euros from his present club Porto.

Apart from his football career, he has links to several endorsing brand and companies. His sponsorship and endorsements include Adidas, Nike and so on. He also has links to an online betting brand earned by GVC Holdings.

Iker Casillas is also passionate when it comes to his wheels; he owns cars from various big brand manufacturers such as Range Rover, Audi, and so on.