Spanish star Iker Casillas has become the first ever goalkeeper in the history of football to win both World Cup and European Championship titles as the captain of his country.
The 29-year-old Real Madrid goalkeeper has led
Showing some remarkable performances throughout the tournament, Iker Casillas has also clinched the Golden Glove award of World Cup 2010 as the best goalkeeper. He conceded only 2 goals in 7 games, but most important thing is that he did not concede any goal in the four knock out round matches.
Casillas has become only the third goalkeeper to win World Cup title as captain after two Italian goalkeepers Gianpiero Combi and Dino Zoff. Combi first achieved the feat in 1934 World Cup where he led his country to their first ever World Cup glory.
Dino Zoff emulated the success of his compatriot Combi in 1982 World Cup where Zoff, at 40, captained Italy to win the World Cup for the third time and became the oldest ever player to win a World Cup. Zoff was also part of
Overall, Iker Casillas has now become the part of the history and would always be considered as a Spanish legend.