Next Let me announce my retirement when the moment comes: Iker CasillasIker Casillas had suffered a heart attack during a training session with his current team, FC Porto, casting major doubt about his ability to continue in the sport.advertisement Indo-Asian News Service MadridJune 13, 2019UPDATED: June 13, 2019 21:24 IST Iker Casillas says that he is yet undecided about his future in professional football (Reuters Photo)Former Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas on Thursday said he had not yet decided whether he would retire from the sport after suffering a heart attack amid rumours in several Portuguese newspapers that he would hang up his gloves before the start of the next season.Casillas, on his Twitter account, reshared a previous tweet in which he said he was yet undecided about his future in the sport, reported Efe news.In the original tweet, published just over two weeks after his heart attack on May 1, the former Real Madrid goalie said: “Retirement, there will be a day that I’ll have to retire. Let me announce this when the moment comes. For now … everyone relax! I had an appointment yesterday with Dr. Filipe Macedo. Everything is ok. This is great news that I would like to share with all of you!”In his retweet, he said: “The same from this tweet from one month ago, except the part of the meeting with the Doctor. More than anything because my appointment is tomorrow. Big hug to everyone.”The former Real Madrid captain suffered a heart attack during a training session with his current team, FC Porto, casting major doubt about his ability to continue in the sport.Casillas’ personal situation got even more complicated when his wife, journalist Sara Carbonero, announced that she went through a malignant ovarian tumour surgery on May 21.On June 6, various Portuguese newspapers said that Casillas met Pinto da Costa, President of FC Porto, where he was offered the possibility to continue working in the club, but as part of the technical staff.advertisementCasillas made his professional debut with Real Madrid under then coach, Welshman John Benjamin Toshack, against Athletic Bilbao in September 1999 in San Mames at the age of 19.At Real Madrid, Casillas was in the team that won the UEFA Champions League three times, LaLiga five times, the Copa del Rey twice, the Spanish Super Cup four times and the FIFA Club World Cup twice.For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byrohan sen Tags :Follow Iker CasillasFollow Sara Carbonero
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has found that the export value of fish and fisheries products has leapt from $15 billion to $57 billion since 1980, and that developing countries hold more than 50 per cent of the market share.Developing countries are earning net fish trade revenues of $17.7 billion – more than the combined amount earned from exports of tea, rice, cocoa and coffee.Grimur Valdimarsson, Director of the FAO’s Fishery Industries Division, said “this shows what developing countries are able to accomplish in international trade when given an equal opportunity.”But tariffs and so-called “technical barriers” to trade imposed by developed States are making it difficult for developing nations to compete equally, according to the FAO.Lahsen Ababouch, Chief of the FAO’s Fish Marketing and Utilization Services, said many of the technical barriers were introduced for “perfectly legitimate” reasons, such as protecting human health or the environment.But he stressed that the rules need to be based on solid science to ensure they do not serve as trade protectionism to prop up domestic markets.The FAO’s Subcommittee on Fish Trade is holding a five-day meeting in Bremen, Germany, this week to discuss how to improve international cooperation on the issue.