The Spanish goalkeeper had a heart attack during Wednesday’s Porto training session in Portugal and had to be rushed to the hospital.
During today’s Porto training session, Spanish goalkeeper Iker Casillas had a heart attack and had to be rushed to the hospital.
And the World Cup-winning footballer spoke for the first time since the incident saying everything was okay.
“Everything under control here, a big scare but my forces are intact. Thank you very much for the messages and affection,” Casillas said according to Goal.
“The health problem that Iker Casillas suffered today, fortunately, did not have the consequences that it could have had,” Porto president Jorge Nuno Pinto da Costa said in a press release published after the incident.
“In any case, it requires a hospital stay and a period of rest and inactivity. First of all, I would like to express my solidarity on my behalf and on behalf of FC Porto.”
“All of us, managers, coaches, players, all of us who are our everyday companions with the goal of winning, we will have an additional reason to put all our efforts in the conquest of the next victories that he, as we, so much desire,” Pinto da Costa added.
“Whatever each person does from this moment, he will have to make an extra effort so that he will continue to be the most successful team in the world. Strength Casillas! You are Porto!”