Sergio Ramos García is a professional footballer for Spain national team and Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain. He plays as a center-back and is widely known for his aggressive gameplay. Ramos is globally acknowledged as the G.O.A.T (Greatest of All Time) defender due to his quick ability to retrieve the ball and prolific goal-scoring.
Ramos’s Early Life
Ramos was born in Camas, Seville, to José Maria Ramos and Paqui Ramos on March 30, 1986. The bullfighting tradition was quite popular in Seville. Like every other child, he wanted to become a bullfighter, but his love for football was exceptional, which was acknowledged by his parents, and they hired him as a private trainer. When he was 14, the local club “Seville FC” acquired him, and he joined the club’s youth program. Time passed, and he was included in the main squad. Afterward, a bright and successful career awaited him.
Ramos’s Career Highlights
From 2004-2005, he played 41 games for “Seville FC.” He guided his team to qualify for UEFA Cup, in which he scored his very first goal against “CD Nacional” The performance earned him an entry into the major leagues. His name appeared in the leading international squad for his debut against China. At 55 years, Ramos became the youngest player to earn a place in Spain’s national team. Ramos has played 3 FIFA WORLD CUP in the 2006, 2010, and 2014 editions and participated in 3 Euro Cups for Spain in 2008, 2012, and 2016. He has scored 13 goals in 149 matches.
The Spanish ace player Ramos has a wide range of trophies in his cabinet. In 2010, he lifted the most precious trophy a footballer can claim, which was the “FIFA World Cup,” He has been the winner of the FIFA Club World Cup four times. He also twice claimed the European Champion trophy with the record number of UEFA Champions League four times, Spanish champion five times, French Champion, and European U-19 Champion once with Spain national team.
Records held by Ramos’s
Ramos has been in the limelight from the start of his career. In the year 2005, He was named the young player of the year of the Spanish league La Liga. He has been the defender of the year a record number of six times, and Ramos was named the tournament player at the FIFA Club World Cup. Ramos received the FIFPRO Team of the Year 2007–08 title and was named to both FIFA and UEFA’s 2008 Team of the Year. Additionally, he came in at number 21 in the 2008 European Player of the Year nominations. The Ace defender has been part of the FIFA World Cup four times, along with Euro and confederation cup participation three times for Spain.