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Real Madrid legend Casillas suffers heart attack

Former Real Madrid keeper Iker Casillas has suffered a heart attack and has been rushed to hospital.

His club Porto confirmed the news to Portuguese television channel TVI, after the custodian collapsed during a training session on Wednesday.

The Real Madrid legend underwent surgery but is now in a stable condition and is recovering at Hospital CUF in Porto.

Casillas recently signed a new contract with the Primeira Liga club. The deal is for one more year with the option of another season, which could keep him at Porto until he is 40.

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