CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Schmeichel thrilled to meet Casillas

The Leicester City goalkeeper met up with his boyhood idol Iker Casillas following his side’s 1-0 win over Porto on Tuesday night.

Schmeichel thrilled to meet Casillas

Leicester City maintained their 100% record in their first Champions League campaign this week with an impressive 1-0 win over Porto but it wasn’t just the result that had Kaspar Schmeichel buzzing after the final whistle.

Kaspar Schmeichel meets his boyhood hero

The Leicester goalkeeper uploaded a photo to social media picturing him alongside Porto and former Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas, the player he described as his “boyhood idol.”

He said: “What a night! Amazing result and unbelievable atmosphere! Very special night for me playing against one of my boyhood idols.”

Leicester maintain 100% record in the Champions League

Leicester came out on top in a close encounter thanks to a headed goal from record signing Islam Slimani, who has impressed since joining the Foxes from Sporting Lisbon in the summer, and now sit top of Group G ahead of FC Copenhagen.