COVID-19: Casillas proposes Classic 'vintage' to raise charity funds

MADRID: former goalkeeper of Spain Iker Casillas on Monday he suggested organizing a vintage classic with a past Real Madrid and Barcelona stars in raising funds for charity once the coronavirus The pandemic has ended.

When all this nightmare is over, we should get all the iconic players from the past few years together and play a classic, Casillas, who played over 500 games for Real, tweeted. And the funds will go to people in need.

Casillas' proposal, winner of the World Cup and two-time European champion with Spain, was quickly received with enthusiasm by the great Barcelona player Andrés Iniesta, who replied: Start preparing the invitations ... and you can count on me!

Casillas, 38, announced that he would run for the presidency of the Spanish Football Federation in February.

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Spain has been one of the countries hit hardest by the coronavirus outbreak, with 13,055 recorded deaths, second only to Italy, and over 135,000 cases of infection.

However, the country declared Monday a fourth consecutive drop in the number of coronavirus-related deaths.