Love story of the popular sports couple, Sara Carbonero & Iker Casillas
Spanish reporter Sara Carbonero and Iker Casillas married in a secret ceremony in 2016. The couple caused a media frenzy when Casillas kissed Carbonero on-camera while she was interviewing him following Spain’s 2010 World Cup victory. Let’s explore more on the pair’s love story.
Sara and Casillas made headlines during 2010 World Cup
Carbonero has been a relationship with famous Spanish football player Iker Casillas since 2009. They met for the first time at FIFA Confederations Cup 2009 in South Africa.
In 2010 World Cup, when Spain lost their starting game to Switzerland, English press claimed that she had distracted her goalkeeper boyfriend standing near to the goalpost. At that time, she was reporting the game between Switzerland and Spain.
Amid those false claims, Spain went on to win the final trophy. Apart from that, the pair seized everyone’s attention when Casillas grabbed and kissed his reporter girlfriend in front of the camera while she was interviewing him after the World Cup win.
As a result of the incident, she became the most photographed person during the World Cup.
Happily married Sara Carbonero and Iker Casillas have two children
Sara gave birth to their first baby boy on January 3, 2014. The couple named their cute bundle of joy, Martin Casillas Carbonero. Casillas expressed his happiness of being a father on his website ikercasillasworld.com.
I want to share you the most important and moving moment of my life: the birth of my son.
– Iker Casillas
Sara also said that her baby boy’s birthday was the most beautiful day of her life. They announced their second pregnancy in November 2015.
The couple tied the knot secretly on March 20, 2016. The ceremony was held at the Madrid town of Boadilla del Monte with just two witnesses as required by the law and their son Martin. Their second boy, Lucas arrived on June 2, 2016.
After leaving Real Madrid in 2015, Casillas has been playing for Futebol Clube do Porto with a contract until June 30, 2018.
Sara Carbonero Mini Bio: Her career and net worth
Sara Carbonero (real name Sara Carbonero Arévelo) was born on February 3, 1984, in the city Almaguer, Toledo of Spain. She was brought up in Roman Catholic faiths.
In her 3rd year of Bachelor in Journalism at Complutense University in Madrid, she made her way to Radio Marca as an intern. After 6 months, she was hired for the work.
She started her career as a TV presenter for Telecinco in 2000 and served there until she moved to Portugal, when her husband signed a contract with Porto, in 2015. She has often been compared to American sportscaster, Eric Andrews for her looks and reporting skills.
An American edition of FHM dubbed her as the ‘Sexiest Reporter in the World’ in 2009. She has amassed a whopping net worth of $10 million, most part of which comes from her 15-year long career as a sports reporter.