A few weeks ago IkerCasillas was released from Real Madrid as he joined the Portuguese side Porto after penning a 2 year long deal. This switch ended the relationship that Casillas had with Real Madrid which extended for over 24 years.
Even though IkerCasillas was offloaded away from his childhood club, the coach of the Spanish national side Vicente del Bosque has stepped up and supported IkerCasillas as the coach said that the experienced goal-keeper will continue to play a big role with his country in the international stage.
Spain is positioned in the 2nd spot of Group C and so far IkerCasillas has been the main man in between the sticks as he has played in almost all the group stages matches of the 2016 Euro’s.
Spain’s Vicente del Bosque said: “He had worse moments last season and played almost every match for Spain hasn’t caused any problems and has been a great servant to the national team”.
The main problem that IkerCasillas will face with trying to find a regular spot in the Spanish national side will be David de Gea as his Spanish counterpart continues playing at a high level and the younger shot-stopper took center stage in Spain’s qualification match against Luxembourg as IkerCasillas was dropped to the bench.
Despite the recent uprising of David de Gea, it does seem like Vicente del Bosque wants to give IkerCasillas a chance for him to continue playing an important role for his country and at the age of 34, the appearances that he’s making for Spain in the 2016 Euro’s might be his last in a big international tournament.
IkerCasillas will eventually have to hand over his gloves to David de Gea but the veteran goal-keeper wants his last few years by helping out his country as much as he can and his next objective is making it into the next rounds of the 2016 Euro’s in order to compete in France.