After gaining promotion to the senior team in 1999, he remained with the club for 16 seasons, later serving as the club’s captain. During his highly successful time at the Madrid club, he won five La Liga titles, two Copa del Rey titles, four Supercopa de España titles, three UEFA Champions League titles, two UEFA Super Cups, two Intercontinental Cups, and the FIFA Club World Cup. With 725 appearances for the club, Casillas is Madrid’s second most capped player of all-time after Raúl.
Gianluigi Buffon and Iker Casillas sit down to crunch some spectacular numbers from their respective careers ahead of Tuesday’s Champions League last-16 second-leg meeting at Juventus Stadium. Two UCL legends, side by side.
Gianluigi Buffon of Juventus and Iker Casillas of FC Porto embrace at the end of the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 first leg match between FC Porto and Juventus at Estadio do Dragao on February 22, 2017 in Porto, Portugal.