Lisbon, Aug 1 (EFE) .- An excited Iker Casillas, away from the playing fields for health, lifted the Portuguese Cup, defeated by Porto against Benfica (2-1), today, at the invitation of Sérgio Conceição and by surprise.
Casillas, whom the cameras did not capture at the Coimbra stadium, appeared by surprise when he lifted the cup encouraged by Conceição and Danilo, who insisted that he raise the trophy before the reluctance of the Spanish.
The former madridista, well-liked by the Blue and Whites, has been unable to play any game due to his health problems this season, in which Porto have won the League and the Cup.
A group of fans even launched a campaign for Casillas, 39, to play at least one minute in one of the two games that are missing to finish the championship, something that the doctors did not advise, Conceição explained, in addition to stressing that Casillas You no longer have a contract.
Rumors suggest that the future of Casillas could be at Real Madrid as an advisor to Florentino Pérez and that his departure from Portugal is imminent, which has given more excitement to his appearance today in Coimbra, in what could be his last celebration. of a Portuguese title.
Casillas arrived in Porto in the summer of 2015 and in four seasons he added 156 games with the “dragons”, with whom he won a League and a Portuguese Super League, which now adds another championship and a Portuguese Cup.
On May 1, 2019 he suffered a heart attack in training and ended up ending his sports career as a player.
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