Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Iker Casillas

Iker Casillas is a Spanish footballer. He plays as captain to Real Madrid in La Liga, and to the Spanish national team. He was named the best goalkeeper in 2010 World Cup, where he led Spain to championship. Casillas started his soccer career in Real Madrid youth system in 1990. He first debut in the senior side in 1998.

Born: May 20, 1981 in Madrid, Spain
Height: 6"0'
Weight: 84 kg

Notable Achievements:
  • youngest goalkeeper to play in a Champions League final, at 19, vs. Valencia in 2000 
  • won the IFFHS Best Goalkeeper award four times 
  • captained Spain to 2010 World Cup, awarded the Golden Glove 
  • appointed as Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Development Programme Millenium Development Goals

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