Iker Casillas rushed to hospital after suffering heart attack in training

Iker Casillas, a World Cup winner with Spain, is in the hospital after suffering a heart attack during training, per reports from Portugal.

FC Porto confirmed the news of its goalkeeper with a two tweets, the first roughly translated as “Always together” with a photo of Casillas.

Casillas, 37, is “out of danger,” according to The Independent, after being rushed to the hospital from practice with FC Porto. He was reportedly not feeling well and was taken into surgery upon arrival, per reports from Maisfutebol. The site reported he was conscious.

He is not expected to play again this season for FC Porto. The team lost to Liverpool last month in the Champions League knockout stages. They’ll return to the pitch Saturday for the first of three remaining Primeira Liga matches.

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Lawyer Ismael Vitulli from Buenos Aires, poses for a photograph with his girlfriend, at a Premier League soccer match between West Ham United and Swansea City in London, Britain April 8, 2017. Picture taken April 8, 2017. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh
Tottenham Hotspur soccer fan William Roberts, 28, from Washington D.C in the U.S., poses for a photograph at a Premier League soccer match between Southampton and Hull City, in Southampton, Britain April 29, 2017. Picture taken April 29, 2017. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
Crystal Palace soccer fan Stefan Mikaelsson, 42, from Sundsvall in Sweden, poses for a photograph at a Premier League soccer match between Crystal Palace and Leicester City in London, Britain April 15, 2017. Mikaelsson travelled over 2,000 km to attend the game. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
Audia Rizal Harahap from Jakarta in Indonesia, poses for a photograph with his wife and children, at a Premier League soccer match between Arsenal and Manchester City in London, Britain April 2, 2017. Picture taken April 2, 2017. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh
Matthaus Martins Fontes (R), a student from Ji-Parana in Brazil, poses for a photograph with his parents, Lucio (L) and Sandra, at a Premier League soccer match between Arsenal and Manchester City in London, Britain, April 2, 2017. Picture taken April 2, 2017. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh
Mary Frisella (L) from San Diego in the U.S. and Carol Aleman from Fullerton in the U.S. pose for a photograph at a Premier League soccer match between Everton and Hull City, in Liverpool, Britain March 18 , 2017. Picture taken March 18 , 2017. REUTERS/Jason Cairnduff
Crystal Palace soccer fan Emil Ellertz, 27, from Sundsvall in Sweden, poses for a photograph at a Premier League soccer match between Crystal Palace and Leicester City in London, Britain April 15, 2017. Ellertz travelled over 2,000 km to attend the game. Picture taken April 15, 2017. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
Brian Pralat from Michigan, U.S., poses for a photograph with his family, at a Premier League soccer match between Watford and Sunderland in Watford, Britain April 1, 2017. Picture taken April 1, 2017. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh
Leung Kit Ho from Hong Kong and his friend travelled 9,000km to to watch an match between Arsenal and Manchester City, in London, Britain April 2, 2017. Picture taken April 2, 2017. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh
Andreas (L), 43, Harold (C), 70, and Michael, 45, from Germany, pose for a photograph at a Premier League soccer match between Sunderland and Swansea, in Sunderland, Britain May 13, 2017. They travelled over 1,200km and spent around 600 euros to watch the match. Picture taken May 13, 2017. REUTERS/Andrew Boyers
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Porto is second with 76 points and Casillas started all 42 games for Porto this season. He signed a two-year contract in March, per Goal.

Casillas is one of the world’s most successful soccer players. The goalkeeper aided Spain to its first World Cup title in 2010 as well as the 2008 and 2012 Euros. He holds the country’s record for most international apperances at 167.

In total he’s played more than 1,000 career games and has won every applicable trophy possible.

He won La Liga five times and earned Champions League titles three times with Real Madrid (1999-2000, 2001-02, 2013-14). Casillas won two Copa del Rey titles and had 725 appearances for the team, a record in the Champions League, and helped lead Real Madrid to 19 total titles before leaving to play in Portugal.

 

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