It is no longer news that Casillas is leaving Madrid for Porto and the spaniard recently held a farewell press conference putting an end to his 25-year stay at the Bernabeu.
the 34-year-old struggled to find his best form for both club and country, as a result he has opted to leave the club with the impending arrival of David De Gea.
His departure has triggered numerous tributes on social media from his former Real Madrid teammates.
— Sergio Ramos (@SergioRamos) July 12, 2015
Ramos won the world cup, two european championships, the champions league, la liga and copa del rey titles with the goalkeeper.
— Asier Illarramendi (@Illarra24) July 11, 2015
The Los Blancos midfielder tweeted: “Proud to have played at your side. I wish you well at the new stage of your career”
Un honor haber compartido vestuario con una leyenda del fútbol y del madridismo. Gracias por todo capitán. pic.twitter.com/4EVbXhgcQF
— James Rodríguez (@jamesdrodriguez) July 11, 2015
Even James Rodriguez who spent just one season with the Spaniard also tweeted: “Honoured to have shared the dressing room with a football and Real Madrid legend. Thanks for everything, captain”
Been an absolute honour playing alongside @CasillasWorld the past 2 years. A true legend of the game and I wish you all the luck my friend!
— Gareth Bale (@GarethBale11) July 12, 2015
Bale played alongside the goalkeeper for two seasons also had something to say.
— JeseRodriguez10 (@JeseRodriguez10) July 11, 2015
Madrid Forward Jese Rodriguez also said: “You are and always will be a legend for this club. I will miss you and be forever grateful for your advice and for having had a chance to play with you. Goodluck and farewell Iker”