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EURO 2016

Casillas: benched Spain keeper cock-a-hoop after Piqué winner

Despite losing out to David de Gea in the battle for the jersey, the custodian led the celebrations as La Roja beat the Czech Republic.

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Legendary keeper Iker Casillas was overlooked for Spain's Euro 2016 victory over the Czech Republic on Monday as Vicente del Bosque handed the number-one jersey to Manchester United's David de Gea.

But being named among the substitutes certainly didn't stop the former Real Madrid man from leading the celebrations as Gerard Piqué's 86th-minute winner gave the holders all three points in their Group D opener.

Television images showed Casillas leaping up from the bench and jumping for joy after Piqué's late header in Toulouse, with the 35-year-old then enjoying a jubilant group embrace with several team-mates.

Piqué is mobbed after scoring Spain's winner against the Czech Republic.
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Piqué is mobbed after scoring Spain's winner against the Czech Republic.David RamosGetty Images
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