Casillas: Mourinho is a big part of the success of the last few years

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Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas spoke to the press on Tuesday, coming to Jose Mourinho’s defense saying that the Portuguese coach has played a huge role in the success of Los Blancos since his arrival.

Captain of both club and country, Iker Casillas took the time to speak out about the recent controversy surrounding the Real Madrid coach as he displayed his newest Adidas gloves and boots, which will make their debut against Atletico de Madrid on Saturday. “I believe that much of the success of Real Madrid is because of Mourinho. We have had pretty good seasons and I think it’s unfair to him.

“To the best coach in the world, you’re responsible too for a lot and maybe that’s the problem he has,” Casillas said. “Like he’s said before, he had a new team, a young team; three years ago Ozil, Di Maria, Cristiano, Sergio, were only twenty-something, and now they have about three seasons of more experience.”

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