Iker Casillas Scores an Own Goal with Tweet That Leaves Real Madrid Fans Fuming

Seni Oyewumi
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​Iker Casillas has faced the wrath of fans that once adored him at Real Madrid following his tweet where he showed just how impressed he was with the shot-stopping ability of Jan Oblak who plays for fierce rivals Atletico Madrid (​givemesport).

Shortly after Atletico's victory over Bayern Leverkusen, a video went viral on the social media platform showing Oblak incredibly carry out three consecutive saves to deny the Bundesliga side from scoring and understandably so Casillas was highly impressed with the awareness and agility of the 24-year old Slovenian international. 


This isn't the first time Casillas has praised another goalkeeper as last month he labelled Gianluigi Buffon as one of the greatest of all time and admitted that while growing up, he looked up to the Juventus number 1 and Italy's greatest ever goalkeeper. 


In January also via twitter, Casillas congratulated 44-year old Egyptian international Essam El-Hadary for breaking the African Cup of Nations record to become the oldest player to feature following his appearances in Gabon.


However Real Madrid fans were less impressed with the fact that a Real Madrid legend was praising the goalkeeper of their fiercest Rivals Atletico and didn't hold back in letting him know just exactly how they felt about the situation.



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