Sergio Ramos: History you have made, History you will make!!

Sergio Ramos joined Real Madrid in 2005. Los Blancos signed him for 27 million from Sevilla where he spent one season in the senior team. Sergio Ramos was just 19 years old when he joined Real Madrid. A young promising defender with high potential. Who knew he would go on to lead Real Madrid to win three consecutive UEFA Champions League trophies. He has won all the trophies for Real Madrid in these 15 years at the club. Sergio Ramos has also won the FIFA World Cup and UEFA Euro Cup (2008 and 2012) for his national team Spain. He is now the captain of one of the best clubs in the world as well as one of the best national sides in the world.

After signing for Real Madrid, he made his debut for the club in September 2005 in a La Liga match against Celta Vigo. Later on, he went on to make 650 appearances so far. He is one of the best defenders in the history of the game. And probably the best in his era. Sergio Ramos has scored 97 goals and has provided 39 assists. Not to forget he is a defender. He is not only good at attacking but also a wall in the defense.

Sergio Ramos scoring header

Sergio Ramos’ honours

  • La Liga x 5
  • UEFA Champion League x 4
  • Copa del Rey x 2
  • Spanish Super Cup x 4
  • UEFA Super Cup x 3
  • FIFA Club World Cup x 4
  • UEFA Euro Cup (For Spain) x 2 (2008 and 2012)
  • FIFA World Cup (For Spain) x 1 (2010) 
Sergio Ramos
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Playing Style

Sergio Ramos is physically strong. That makes him great in the air while defending as well as attacking during the corners and the set-pieces. Along with great aerial duels, he is also lethal while tackling. His passing ability and to provide long balls are on point. He provides long balls that can turn the defensive game to an offensive game with just one pass. He is calm in defense which is very important as a defender because you are close to your own goal. Whenever the team is down, he does not hesitate to go forward to help the attackers. His 97 goals for Real Madrid are the example of how lethal he is in attacking. With all these great skills that are required to become a great defender, he is also gifted with a good pace. Sergio Ramos was once clocked at a sprinting speed of 30.6 kilometers per hour.

Sergio Ramos’ leadership, physicality, winning mentality, and calmness in the game has helped him become the best defender. He also takes penalties and also free-kicks. After Cristiano Ronaldo departed from Real Madrid, Sergio Ramos has become the first choice penalty taker for the club. Although, his disciplinary record is not good as he has picked 212 yellow cards and 26 red cards for Real Madrid. Making him the most carded player in La Liga as well as UEFA Champions League. He also holds the record for the most carded player in as a Spanish player with 24 cards.

Sergio Ramos tackles Lionel Messi
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Sergio Ramos making History for Real Madrid

Sergio Ramos has scored many crucial goals for Real Madrid. Out of which the most famous goal which he scored against Atletico Madrid in the UEFA Champions League Final in 2014 at Lisbon. He scored the equalizer in the added time of the 90 minutes. 92:48 a figure which is carved in every Madridista’s heart. 

Sergio Ramos kissing Real Madrid
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Sergio Ramos is an integral part of this Real Madrid squad. As we have seen how Real Madrid struggles defensively in the last two UEFA Champions League knock-out ties. This shows how important he is for Real Madrid. Sergio Ramos has made history for Real Madrid in the past. Scoring some very crucial goals in the last minutes of the game. Although he is 34 years old, he will continue to be an important player for the club. He will continue to make history for Real Madrid for many years to come. Comment below your favorite Sergio Ramos moment.

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