Porto goalkeeper Iker Casillas has been given a role on the club’s coaching staff as he continues his recovery from a heart attack suffered two months ago.
The Portuguese side say Casillas’ role is to “ensure the connection between the players, the coach and management”.
The Spain World Cup winner, suffered ” an acute myocardial infarction” during training in May.
The goalkeeper, who moved to Portugal from Real Madrid in 2015, made 31 league appearances last season as Porto finished second in the league.
He made 725 appearances for Real during a 16-year career at Bernabeu Stadium, helping them win three Champions Leagues and five La Liga titles.
He also captained the Spain team who won the World Cup in 2010, as well as successive European Championships, in 2008 and 2012.