“When this nightmare comes to an end, all the distinguished players of the past few years must be brought together to play the classic” Classic Players! “Casillas wrote in a tweet on his Twitter account.
The former international goalkeeper, who before the crisis of “Covid-19” indicated his intention to run for the presidency of the Spanish Federation for the game, that the proceeds of this match will be allocated to support “the needy.”
Casillas’ tweet came in response to a tweet from Barcelona’s former captain Carles Puyol, in which he expressed the happiness afforded him by playing behind the former midfield stars of the Catalan club, Andres Iniesta and Xavi Hernandez.
Iniesta soon agreed to Casillas’ suggestion, and he also responded via social media: “Start preparing invitations … and you can count on me!”
Despite their rivalry at the club level, the four players were essential pillars in the golden generation of Spanish football, and in the squad that crowned the world champion in the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.
Spain was severely affected by the spread of the “Covid-19” virus on its soil, and it is the second country worst hit in the world after Italy in terms of deaths. Many current and former athletes have stepped up their initiatives to support medical workers or raise funds to help fight the epidemic.
According to the latest statistics from the health authorities on Monday, the number of people infected with the new Corona virus in Spain rose to 135032 cases so far, and 13055 people have died so far, knowing that the number of deaths decreased for the fourth consecutive day.