Former Spanish captain Iker Casillas has returned to training with his club Porto for the first time since suffering a heart attack in May. The 38-year-old goalkeeper, who led Spain to the World Cup title in 2010, shared an image of his boots along with the caption "six months and three days you have been in the locker."
Casillas had to be rushed to a local hospital after he suffered a heart attack during a training session. Local news outlets reported that he underwent cardiac catheterisation and Porto soon released a statement reassuring fans that he was okay.
The news had led to a flood of tributes, including and especially from his former club Real Madrid, where he was a long-time captain and had made 725 appearances in 16 years before leaving for Portuguese giants Porto in 2015.
Casillas has since been actively posting updates on social media about his recovery. As per AS, he trained individually for the first time on Monday. He is still far from being fully fit but has been included in Porto's official squad for the 2019-20 Primeira Liga season.