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Team in shock after Casillas scare, says Porto coach

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Team in shock after Casillas scare, says Porto coach

Team in shock after Casillas scare, says Porto coach

Team shocked by Iker Casillas’ heart attack, Porto manager Sergio Conceicao says


Team in shock after Casillas scare, says Porto coach


(SOUNDBITE) (Portuguese) PORTO MANAGER, SERGIO CONCEICAO, SAYING: "When it happened I must say we didn't think it was very serious, we thought it was just some indisposition like sometimes happens.

But after there was more 15, 20 minutes of training not so focused because of that situation and in the end we had the news, after 30 minuets the doctor called me and that was when I felt the team was shocked with what happened." 2.

(SOUNDBITE) (Portuguese) PORTO MANAGER, SERGIO CONCEICAO, SAYING: "In that moment we were apprehensive then we had knowledge of the seriousness of the situation, but fortunately Iker is well and the team is with him and extremely united to him and to his family because football is part of life, but life itself is much more important than anything else." STORY: Porto manager Sergio Conceicao expressed his shock at the heart attack suffered by goalkeeper Iker Casillas during training earlier this week.

The former Spain international was taken to hospital but is said to be recovering well.

There have been suggestions though that he may have to retire.

Speaking to media in Porto on Friday (May 3) Conceicao said at first he did not think the issue was serious, adding that when medical staff established Casillas' life was in danger, he and the team were "shocked".

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