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Casillas Sets New Champions League Record In Porto Draw


FC Porto goalkeeper, Iker Casillas tonight became the first player to make an appearance in 20 different seasons of the Champions League.

The former Real Madrid shot-stopper who made his debut in the competition against Olympiakos on 15 September 1999. He became the first man to play two decades of top flight European football in Porto’s 1-1 draw against Schalke.

Casillas became the youngest goalkeeper ever to feature in the competition 20-years ago, aged 18 years and 177 days. A record which was only broken in October 2017 by Mile Svilar.

The World cup winner also holds the record for most appearances in the competition with 168 games played. A record he would be looking to extend when Porto host Galatasary in their next game.

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