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Casillas (37) stands for 21st season as a pro thanks to a new contract with Porto

Iker Casillas will play next season for FC Porto. The Portuguese football club has the contract of the 37-year-old goalkeeper on Wednesday extended by one year.

The new commitment means that Casillas will soon be his 21st season as a professional footballer begins. The Spaniard plays since the summer of 2015 for Porto, where he is also this season’s first goalkeeper.

Porto is only the second club in the impressive career of Casillas. The 167-fold international of Spain passed through the youth academy of Real Madrid and made in 1999, his debut for the ‘Royal’, where he remained until his departure to Portugal in 2015.

Casillas keepte in his career, less than 725 official matches for Real, with which he three times in the Champions League and won five times won the national championship. At Porto, the legendary goalkeeper of all 149 duels to his name.

FC Porto against Liverpool in Champions League

Last season conquered the Match with Porto the title and also this season has the team of trainer Sérgio Conceicão still in the race for the championship. Porto has as a leader Benfica with 63 points.

At the beginning of this month placed Porto are in addition to the quarter-finals of the Champions League by AS Roma to turn it off. For a place in the semi final battle to take the Portuguese on against Liverpool. Porto won the Champions League in 2004 for the first and so far only time.

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