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CONFIRMED: Real Madrid announce Casillas return

Real Madrid great Iker Casillas has returned to the club.

The move was announced by the club and confirmed by Casillas this morning on social media.

Real Madrid declared:

"Real Madrid CF announces that Iker Casillas joins the Real Madrid Foundation as deputy to the CEO.

"Iker Casillas is a Real Madrid legend, he represents the values of our club and is the best goalkeeper in our history.

"Iker Casillas won 19 titles during the 25 years that he defended our shirt: 3 European Cups, 3 Club World Cups, 2 European Super Cups, 5 Leagues, 2 King's Cups and 4 Spanish Super Cups. In Portugal, with Porto, he won 2 Leagues, 1 Cup and 1 Super Cup.

"With the Spanish team he has been international 167 times and has won 1 World Cup, 2 European Cups and 1 U-20 World Cup.

"His sporting career and his human dimension have been recognized with prestigious awards such as the Prince of Asturias Award for Sports, the Grand Cross of the Royal Order of Sports Merit, the Gold Medal of the Royal Order of Sports Merit and the Gold Medal of the Community of Madrid.

"For Real Madrid, it is a pride to receive one of its great captains back home."


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