All posts tagged: Casillas

It’s been 13 years

In 2002 I started 3 things I couldn’t imagine growing up without: blogging, knowing a great woman named Julisa, and getting a great crush on 21-year-old Iker Casillas during World Cup. Now it was 13 years ago, I’m still blogging, I barely keep in touch with Julisa because she’s too awesome and busy globe-trotting and saving the world (but I always text her on her birthday), and Iker Casillas is now 34 years, a father and no longer plays in Real Madrid. I grew up liking Casillas and watching football regularly for a few years. Then I lost interest in watching sports. Well, maybe I just realized that it was pointless to watch sports I hardly ever did. Now I occasionally watch International matches but not more than that. However, my personal adoration to Iker Casillas stayed. I never lost a high school girl inside of me who made a dream to visit Santiago Bernabeu, where Casillas started his career and went on for about 16 years. Moreover, I got interested in Spain as a …