Born on May 20 1981, small when had just six years went on weekends of the hand of his father to the courtyard of a school nearby. Shortly after Iker was to try to RealMadrid accompanied by his father. There in the club white, Antonio Mosque had the good eye to see the qualities of this goalkeeper to which all the fame has come very early but that has known how tokeep the feet on the ground.
The couple Iker continued with its great progression, first in the fingerlings, then in children and finally in youth
Then came the season 97/98, the Real Madridtravelled to Rosenborg with casualties of Illgner and Contreras in the porter. Cañizares suffered a blow although finally played. Heynckes had to resort to goalkeeper of youth team to complete thecall: Iker Casillas. The call of urgency surprised the player... at the Institute, in full classes. Its official debut in the First Division with the first team occurred in an Athletic 2 - Real Madrid2, 12/09/99
His great maturity and especially their courage and impressive reflexes, le encumbraron as one of the best gatekeepers of Europe. In the year 2000 received the Trophy Bravo to the bestpromise of the year
Became the youngest goalkeeper in play - and win- one end of the Champions League. Iker seemed unchangeable in ownership, the young goalkeeper madrileño "saved" in morethan one occasion to all white with enormous proceedings. Despite his youth, was proclaimed European champion in 2000, League Champions and Champion of the Supercopa of Spain in 2001.
With thespanish team was Champion of Europe sub16 and Champion of Europe sub20. His debut with the spanish team absolute occurred on 03/06/00 in a friendly between Sweden and Spain which ended with a tie to one.This was followed his debut in official party, the 02/09/00 in a Bosnia 1-2 Spain.
Participated in the world of Korea and Japan 2002, where he was one of the figures of the whole...