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Biography of Iker Casillas


PERSSONAL
  • Full Name: Iker Casillas
  • Profession: Footballer
  • Place of Birth: Madrid, Spain
  • Date of Birth: Wednesday, May 20th, 1981
  • Zodiac: Taurus
  • Nationality: Spain
BIOGRAPHY
Iker Casillas
Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas, was born in Madrid, Spain, on May 20, 1981 (28 years) and has become a major Madrid goalkeeper since 1999 replacing senior goalkeeper from Germany, Bodo Illgner.

In the Champions League final in 2000, Casillas became the youngest goalkeeper in the final of the championship among the most prestigious clubs in the Blue Continent. When Real Madrid's 3-0 win over Valencia, Casillas was 19 years old.

Real Madrid Casillas role in getting irreplaceable when in February 2008 signed a long-term contract until 2017 with a buyout clause worth 128 million pounds.

REWARD
  • With Real Madrid
  • La Liga: 2000-01, 2002-03, 2006-07, 2007-08
  • Spanish Super Cup: 2001, 2003, 2008.
  • Champions League: 1999-00, 2001-02
  • European Super Cup: 2002
  • Intercontinental Cup: 2002
  • The national team
  • U-15 European Championship: 1995
  • U-17 European Championship: 1997
  • Meridian Cup: 1999
  • Junior World Cup: 1999
  • European Cup: 2008
  • personal title
  • Bravo Award: 2000
  • Premio Don Balon (Young Player in La Liga): 1999-00
  • UEFA Team of the Year: 2007, 2008 2009
  • ESM Team of the Year: 2007-08
  • Zamora Trophy: 2007-08
  • ESM Team of the Month: April-May 2000, January 2001, May 2002, February-March 2004, October-December 2007, January 2008, April 2008
  • UEFA Euro 2008 Team of the Tournament
  • FIFPro World XI: 2007-08
  • IFFHS Best Goalkeeper: 2008
  • FIFA.com Team of the Year: 2008

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