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Casillas Sets New Champions League Record In Porto Draw

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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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