Iker Casillas - Updated May 2024

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Iker Casillas

Iker Casillas is a famous football player from Spain. Further, Iker Casillas is best known for winning the World Cup in 2010 and for his amazing performance for his country and his club.

Early Life and Childhood

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Caption: Iker Casillas childhood Image(source: Instagram)

Iker Casillas was born on 20th May 1981 in Mostoles, Spain, and is currently 42 years old. His real birth name is Iker Casillas Fernandez. The zodiac sign of Iker is Taurus. Casillas was born in a caucasian family.

He was born to his father Jose Luis Casillas and his mother Maria Del Carmen Fernadez Gonzalez. Further, Iker has a brother in his family, Unai  Casillas Fernandez. From a religious point of view, Casillas is a Christian.

Iker’s parents raised him in his hometown. His father is a huge football fan. Growing up in such a family made Iker Casillas love football more and more. As per the sources, Iker once forgot to post his father’s prediction for the weekend when he was a child.

Iker’s father’s predicted all 15 matches correctly but was not posted so it caused him to lose out of an estimated 1.2 million euros.

Iker Casillas  – Body Measurements

Talking about body measurement, Iker Casillas has a pretty well-shaped and well-maintained body. Moreover, Iker has an athletic body type. Further, Iker stands at a height of around 6 feet and 1 inch.

Similarly, Casillas has a total body weight of around 80 kg or 176 lbs. Further, Iker has beautiful brown eyes and dark brown hair.

Iker Casillas was rushed to the hospital on 1 May 2019 after suffering a minor heart attack. Iker fell due to a minor heart attack during Porto’s morning training session.

However, Casillas’s condition was stabilized at the hospital. Later, the Spanish goalkeeper thanked everyone for their support and prayers.

Iker Casillas – Net Worth 2024

In addition, Iker has earned a pretty small amount of money from his career. As per the sources, Casillas has an annual salary of $4 million. Further, the estimated net worth of Iker is around $40 million.

Iker Casillas – Professional Life

Diving into professional life, Iker was called for a  senior team at Real Madrid for the UEFA Champions League in 1997. At that time Casillas was just 16 and remained on the bench throughout the tournament.

Later in 1999, Iker played his debut match in the UEFA Champions League. Further, Casillas was the youngest player to debut in the Champions League at the age of 18 years and 177 days. In the same year, Iker made his La Liga Debut against Athletic Bilbao.

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Caption: Iker Casillas lifting World Cup(source: Instagram)

Similarly, in 2000, Iker won the Champions League with Real Madrid and became the youngest player to win the Champions League. Iker has played 725 matches for Real Madrid making him the second most appeared player in the club history.

He has won 5 La Liga titles, 2 Copa del Rey titles, 4 Supercopa de Espana titles, 3 UEFA Champions League, 2 UEFA Super Cups, 1 Intercontinental Cup, and 1 FIFA Club World Cup with Real Madrid. As of now, Iker is playing for FC Porto.

Iker made his senior debutfor Spain’sn national team in 2000. Further, Casillas has made 167 appearances for the Spanish national team.

Similarly, Iker has won one FIFA World Cup and 2 European Championships with Spain. Moreover, Casillas won the FIFA World Cup in 2010, and the European Championships in 2008 and 2012.

Relationship Status

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Caption: Iker Casillas with his wife(source: Twitter)

Moving into his relationship, Iker Casillas is a married guy. Casillas married his long-time girlfriend Sara Carbonero. Further, Sara Carbonero is a sports journalist. The couple started dating in 2009. Likewise, Iker and Sara tied the knot on 20th March 2016.

As of now, the couple is the proud parents of their two children. Iker and Sara gave birth to their son Martin in Jan 2014. Likewise, the couple welcomed their second son Lucas in June 2016.

Social Media

Moving into social media availability, Riyad Mahrez is pretty much active on social media. The Spanish Team captain has his official accounts active on Instagram and Twitter.

Likewise, Casillas has garnered more than 17M followers on his Instagram account. Further, He has more than 9.3 M followers on his Twitter account.