former Madrid captain Casillas explain why withdraw from Spain FA president race

former Madrid captain Casillas explain why  withdraw from Spain FA president race

The former Madrid captain was nearly close to winning his candidacy before backing out of the race.

He reveals that ‘political reasons’ is why he decided to step aside.

Speaking about why he withdraw from the race to become the next Spain Football Association’s(RFEF) next president, Iker Casillas told Semana magazine: “I had almost won my candidacy, but political reasons weighed more heavily.

“There was an uneven fight and I decided to withdraw.”

Casillas didn’t believe that the presidential election process was ‘fair and transparent’ as it should be and decided to back out as a result.

He does plan on running for candidacy sometime in the future, but the Real Madrid legend could soon return back to his home club in some non-footballing role.
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