Iker Casillas, legendary goalkeeper, suffered a heart attack during a training session in Porto.
According to FC Porto in a statement on Wednesday, the former Real Madrid player was rushed to the hospital after he collapsed.
The statement read:
“Casillas suffered an acute myocardial infarction during Wednesday morning training session held at the PortoGaia training centre in Olival.
“The work session was promptly interrupted to provide assistance to the Porto goalkeeper, who is currently at the Hospital CUF Porto. Casillas is well, stable and his heart problem [is] solved.”
Real Madrid also sent their supportive words to Casillas, the statement read:
“Real Madrid wants to transmit all their support to their beloved captain Casillas.”
“Casillas has taught us throughout his professional career to overcome the most incredible challenges to enhance the glory of our club.
“It has taught us that giving up does not fit into our philosophy of life and has shown us countless times that being stronger the harder the challenge is, the way to achieve victory.
“Real Madrid want to see their eternal captain recovered as soon as possible and send him all the courage of the world.”