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Iker Casillas Breaks Record In UEFA Champions League

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Former Real Madrid goal keeper, Iker Casillas, became the first player to participate in 20 UEFA Champions League seasons following his team’s 1-1 draw against Schalke 04 on Tuesday.

The Porto stopper, broke the record when he played for his side in their Champions League opening Group D match against Gelsenkirchen.

Gelsenkirchen had opened the game through a goal from Swiss striker, Breel Embolo, however, Porto, equalized through Otavio in 75th minutes from the spot.

Casillas broke the record going beyond Manchester Uniter legend, Ryan Giggs, who played in 19 Champions League campaigns.

Casillas has won the competition three times: in 1999/00, 2001/02 and most recently in 2013/14, all of which came while he was playing for Madrid.