Iker Casillas says his international retirement is drawing near

Iker Casillas says his international retirement is drawing near
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“I am happy to reach 166 games and be the player with the most games for the national team”

SPAIN goalkeeper Iker Casillas has warned that his retirement from international football could be near after equalling the European appearance record.

Casillas collected his 166th international cap for Spain as they played out to a goalless draw against Romania in a friendly match on Sunday evening.

Despite celebratong a career milestone, the 34-year-old FC Porto shot stopper warned that it might be his final year in the La Roja shirt as age creeps up on him.

“I am happy to reach 166 games and be the player with the most games for the national team,” he said via Periscope.

“In these years I have lived good times and bad times, but I will stick with the good ones.”

Casillas added: “The time of my retirement is getting closer and closer. It’s clear that time passes everyone and I am no exception of that.

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