Casillas: My Retirement From International Football Is Edging Closer
Spain veteran goalkeeper Iker Casillas equalled the European appearances record, with his 166th cap for Spain and has admitted retirement is not far ahead.
Casillas, who kept a clean sheet in the goalless draw against Romania was happy to reach the landmark, but conceded his time could come to an end in the international scene soon.
“I am happy to reach 166 games and be the player with the most games for the national team,” he said
“The time of my retirement is getting closer and closer. It’s clear that time passes everyone and I am no exception of that.
“But I have hope and I would like to be with this team full of youngsters. I don’t know if it’s my last year with Spain, I only think about enjoying each day.”