The international sporting press reacted to the news of Iker Casillas like the rest of us: in shock. Practically every news outlet reported on the story after the Real Madrid and Spain legend suffered a heart attack during training with Porto on Wednesday afternoon. He is out for the rest of the season but is out of danger after the scare but remains in hospital. Here's how the international press responded:
A Bola: "Casillas suffers heart attack and is operated on in emergency room"
Record: "Casillas admitted to ER: the goalkeeper suffered a heart attack during training"
Gazzetta dello Sport: "Casillas, hit with a heart attack: recovering and out of danger"
Corriere dello Sport: "Fear for Casillas after suffering heart attack in training. Out of danger and remains hospitalised"
L'Équipe: "Íker Casillas (FC Porto) operated on in emergency after cardiac problem"
France Football: "Íker Casillas is victim of heart attack"
The Guardian: "Íker Casillas: goalkeeper is recovering in hospital after suffering a heart attack"
Daily Mail: "Íker Casillas, world champion, stable after suffer a cardiac arrest in Porto. Real Madrid and Ramos offer their respect to their "forever captain"
The Sun: "Real Madrid legen Íker Casillas, 37, rushed to hospital after suffering heart attack"
Daily Mirror: "World Cup winner Iker Casillas recovering in hospital after suffering heart attack in Porto"
Bild: "'¡Heart attack for goalkeeper and legend Iker Casillas!