Sara Carbonero is a beautiful Spanish sports newscaster also known as one of soccer’s exclusive troupe of glamorous wives and girlfriends. She has been known as one of soccer’s leading WAGS from the moment she was first romantically linked to Iker Casillas, Spanish legendary football goalkeeper, in 2009. She married him in March 2016 and has two children with the soccer star. Here are 5 things you didn’t know about famous Spanish sports reporter, Sara Carbonero.
Sara Carbonero was the talk of the 2010 World Cup
In 2010 Sara dominated the World Cup headlines with speculation that her presence on the sideline distracted the Spanish goalie in the match against Switzerland. English newspapers reported the supposition that Spanish fans were angered by her attendance in South Africa and pointed the finger at her for the unexpected loss against the Swiss. Sara was at the tournament to report on the matches but ended up as the focus of the media attention. Whether the lovely WAG was at fault for Casillas’ performance was quickly lost when Spain went on to win the tournament. The pair captured the world’s notice when he surprised her with a kiss on the lips after the Spanish won.
Sara Carbonero traveled to Senegal with UNICEF
In September, Sara Carbonero announced on social media that she would take a trip to Senegal in West Africa as part of an integrated team of volunteers for UNICEF â€‹â€‹to support the population on the ground. The fight against hunger and illiteracy are two of the major campaigns of the United Nations Children’s Fund in this region. On her Instagram account, the wife of Iker Casillas has logged all the steps she took in Senegal to combat and highlight these problems.
Sara Carbonero feuded with Jose Mourinho
She’s no stranger to controversy and caused a real stir back in 2013 for criticizing Jose Mourinho with comments about the problems in the Real Madrid dressing room on air. After her man, Iker Casillas was dropped as goalkeeper she went on the record as a sports journalist, and also as an insider with a unique inside track. She commented that the atmosphere in the dressing room was not good and that the players were not able to communicate at all with the coach caused a storm.
She was voted “Top” Sports Journalist in 2009
In 2009, the American edition of FHM recognized the Mediterranean beauty when they listed her as the sexiest sports reporter in the world. She kicked off her career as a sports reporter as a sideline reporter and then moved to the Spanish network Telecino as a Deputy Director of Sport. FMM recognized her as a world class sports journalist in 2009.
She married Iker Casillas in secret
Her wedding in March 2010 to Spanish star football goalkeeper was a secret affair. The pair eschewed the media feeding frenzy of a celebrity wedding in favor of a simple wedding in Boadilla del Monte, near Madrid. It was a straightforward civil ceremony. There were no guests and only two witnesses as is required by Spanish law. The wedding party was attended by the couple’s cute two year old child, Martin. There was no time for a romantic honeymoon after the pair tied the knot as both had to return to their demanding roles immediately afterwards.