The former Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas is to run for the presidency of the Spanish Football Federation.

Iker Casillas, Former Spain player looks on from the stage during the UEFA Euro 2020 Final Draw Ceremony at the Romexpo on November 30, 2019 in Bucharest, Romania.
BUCHAREST, ROMANIA – NOVEMBER 30: Iker Casillas, Former Spain player looks on from the stage during the UEFA Euro 2020 Final Draw Ceremony at the Romexpo on November 30, 2019 in Bucharest, Romania. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Casillas, who won 167 caps for his country and now plays for Porto, will stand against the current president, Luis Rubiales, when the election is held this year.

Should Casillas be elected for the four-year term through to 2024, it would signal the end of his playing career.

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