Due to Corona: Casillas is not running as an Association, boss | football

In Corona-times need to be personal things. Goalkeeping legend Iker Casillas will result in consequences. Madrid (dpa) - goalkeeper-Idol Iker Casillas has wit

Due to Corona: Casillas is not running as an Association, boss | football

In Corona-times need to be personal things. Goalkeeping legend Iker Casillas will result in consequences.

Madrid (dpa) - goalkeeper-Idol Iker Casillas has withdrawn his candidacy to the presidency of the Spanish soccer Association, RFEF, two months before the election.

the main reason for his decision was the Corona-crisis in Spain, the world champion of 2010 in a communiqué. "Due to the exceptional social, economic and health Situation of our country makes the time, puts the choice in the Background," wrote Casillas. In this time you have to contribute "and not columns".

This should at the election on may 17. August, the controversial Luis Rubiales to be re-elected. Casillas allowed a side-swipe at the current leadership of the RFEF. The 39-Year-old said he did not exclude the possibility of a new candidacy in the future. To do this, there must be but "a fair, transparent and truly participatory electoral process, in which the Welfare of the Spanish football will be sought". Not this time, have been the case.

in addition to Casillas considered according to the media, Ex-head of government Mariano Rajoy will temporarily be a candidate. Both the favorite candidates were in the camp of the opponents of the since may of 2018 President Rubiales. The main opponent is a Pro-League chief Javier Tebas. Their numerous disagreements, the two wear in Public.

Casillas was in Portugal with FC Porto under the contract. In may of last year, he had suffered a heart attack, in the hospital, he was a Vessel, a Stent implanted. In February, he ended his professional career.

The man the journalist and TV presenter Sara Carbonero and the father of two sons was nominated five Times in series with the world's best goalkeeper, and with "La Roja" is also a two-Time champion of Europe. He played from 1989 to 2015 for Real Madrid. For the Royal, he played games 349 League, before he moved in 2015 to FC Porto.

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Updated Date: 16 June 2020, 21:34

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