Casillas extends Porto contract for another season

May 17, 2018

FILE - In this Sunday, May 6, 2018 file photo, Porto goalkeeper Iker Casillas celebrates with his medal at the end of the Portuguese league soccer match between FC Porto and Feirense at the Dragao stadium in Porto, Portugal. Casillas, who will turn 37 on Sunday, extended his contract with the Portuguese club on Thursday, May 17, 2018, (AP Photo/Luis Vieira, File)

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Iker Casillas will play another season with Porto.

Casillas, who turns 37 on Sunday, extended his contract with the Portuguese champion on Thursday.

It will be the fourth season for the Spanish goalkeeper with Porto.

Casillas won five Spanish league titles and three Champions League trophies with Real Madrid before joining Porto.

He has won one World Cup and two European Championships with Spain.

Casillas says that “despite rumors (he) would leave, the goal was always to stay with Porto”.

He said: “I’m happy and motivated. When you put everything in balance, there are more important things than the financial aspect.”

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