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Casillas

Casillas Early Life

Casillas was born to José Luis Casillas, a civil servant in the Ministry of Education. Mara del Carmen Fernández González, a hairdresser, on May 20, 1981 in Móstoles, Madrid province.

Professional Career

Casillas began his professional career with the Real Madrid youth team before being promoted to the first team in 1999.

Casillas World Cups Journey

Casillas is the joint ninth most capped footballer of all time, with 167 international caps. Casillas was an unused substitute at UEFA Euro 2000, but by the 2002 World Cup

Casillas Second Best Goalkeeper

Casillas finished fourth in the Ballon d’Or in 2008 and was named to the UEFA Team of the Year six times in a row from 2007 to 2012, a record for a goalkeeper.

Personal Life

Casillas dated beauty pageant winner Eva González from 2004 to 2008. From 2009 to 2021, Casillas was in a relationship with sports journalist Sara Carbonero.

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