80 Facts About Sergio Ramos

1. Sergio Ramos defended his use of the technique pioneered by Czech player Antonin Panenka in the 1976 European Championship Final, saying he has never wanted to cause offence.

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2. Sergio Ramos is on the verge of making El Clasico history ahead of Real Madrid's three meetings with Barcelona in the next month.

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3. Sergio Ramos recently admitted he would be interested in becoming a manager when his time at Real Madrid is over.

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4. Sergio Ramos injured Mohamed Salah that night—though it did not appear to be intentional.

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5. Sergio Ramos said: "We've decided to get married in Seville because we've been in Madrid for so long now, it means there'll be less people.

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6. Sergio Ramos said: "We've decided to get married in Seville because we've been in Madrid for so long now, it means there'll be less people.

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7. Sergio Ramos was one of the guests on Antena 3 programme El Hormiguero broadcast last night.

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8. Sergio Ramos said, "I do not consider the future, but I would like to enjoy my family much more.

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9. Sergio Ramos is enjoying the responsibility of being Real Madrid's penalty taker since Cristiano Ronaldo left for Juventus in the summer.

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10. Sergio Ramos used to date a former Miss Spain who is married to Cadiz star Sergio Sanchez.

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11. Sergio Ramos said it would be a huge month for Madrid, who are third in LaLiga and eight points behind Barca.

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12. Sergio Ramos goes down grabbing his hip or stomach and he is helped up by the Alaves player.

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13. Sergio Ramos recovered from a knock to the knee to put in a captain's performance which helped Real Madrid get past Girona and enter the Copa del Rey semi-finals.

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14. Sergio Ramos is currently captaining an under-transition Real Madrid side who sit ten points away from the top of the table in third place.

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15. Sergio Ramos announced a collaboration with Amazon Prime Video with a docu-series that is set to offer a glimpse into the life of one of the world's most famous players.

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16. Sergio Ramos is quoted as saying: "I am excited to be able to share with football fans what are the keys to being a professional athlete and what is the responsibility of wearing the captain's armband of Real Madrid and the Spanish National Team and, at the same time, leading a normal life.

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17. Sergio Ramos has made 31 appearances for Real Madrid this season, and notched up an impressive return of 10 goals.

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18. Sergio Ramos leads on of the best football club of the world, Real Madrid FC.

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19. Sergio Ramos has the most red cards in La Liga history.

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20. Sergio Ramos is a fan of bullfighting, which is popular in his hometown, and he is a personal friend of matador Alejandro Talavante.

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21. Sergio Ramos announced his birth in an Instagram post wherein he reaffirmed his love for Pilar.

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22. Sergio Ramos is a Spanish Professional footballer who plays for and captains both, Real Madrid and the Spain national footbal team.

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23. Sergio Ramos will not feature against Girona in Thursday's Copa del Rey second leg due to a knock he picked up against Espanyol on Sunday.

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24. Sergio Ramos played no part in Madrid's first training session of the week on Monday, which Keylor Navas and Jesus Vallejo (hamstring) were absent from as they continued their recoveries.

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25. Sergio Ramos celebrated victories for both club and country by playing with a matador's cape.

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26. Sergio Ramos is one yellow card away from having a tie with Alberto Lopo, the current record holder for La Liga yellow cards.

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27. Sergio Ramos is often criticised for using excessive, reckless force while playing.

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28. Sergio Ramos played in all four of Spain's matches as they reached the Round of 16, and were knocked out by Russia on penalties.

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29. Sergio Ramos became the youngest European player ever to reach that figure in the process, surpassing Germany's Lukas Podolski.

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30. Sergio Ramos was selected for the final stages in Germany and, after the international retirement of Real Madrid teammate Michel Salgado, became the undisputed first-choice right-back.

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31. Sergio Ramos held this record until 1 March 2006, when it was broken by Cesc Fabregas in a friendly match against Cote d'Ivoire.

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32. Sergio Ramos became the first player to lift three consecutive FIFA Club World Cups while becoming the first defender to score in two Club World Cup Finals.

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33. Sergio Ramos became the first player to captain a team to three consecutive Champions League triumphs, having now lifted the Champions League in every season as captain.

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34. Sergio Ramos was made captain after the transfer of Casillas to FC Porto.

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35. Sergio Ramos agreed a new five-year contract with Real Madrid in August 2015, tying him to the club until 2020.

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36. Sergio Ramos was voted the player of the tournament, winning the Golden Ball.

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37. Sergio Ramos scored in both the semi-final and the final of the 2014 FIFA Club World Cup and was voted the Player of the Match in both as Real Madrid won the tournament in Morocco.

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38. Sergio Ramos finished 21st in the European Player of the Year nomination for 2008.

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39. At the club, Sergio Ramos was assigned the number 4 shirt, previously worn by Fernando Hierro.

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40. Sergio Ramos was the only Spanish player brought in during Florentino Perez's first stint as Real's president.

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41. Sergio Ramos was named to the FIFPro World XI nine times, a record for a defender and the third-most all-time, and to the UEFA Team of the Year eight times, a record for a defender and third-most all-time.

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42. Sergio Ramos played a crucial part in the build up to all four UEFA Champions League titles, being named to the UEFA Squad of the Season each time.

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43. Sergio Ramos will not travel to Las Palmas for Spain's friendly against Bosnia-Herzegovina after sustaining an adductor injury.

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44. Sergio Ramos is considered the enemy by many Liverpool fans, and players too, after injuring Mo Salah in last season's Champions League final The Spaniard is a bit of a hate figure at Anfield after appearing to deliberately injure star man Mo Salah in last season.

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45. Sergio Ramos has withdrawn from Spain's squad to face Bosnia and Herzegovina on Sunday and will return to Real Madrid for treatment on a groin injury.

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46. Sergio Ramos is regarded as one of the best defenders of this era by many.

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47. Sergio Ramos hits out at Raheem Sterling 'stamp' claims with new piece of video evidence.

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48. Sergio Ramos scored another Panenka penalty against Celta Vigo on Sunday night and his Spanish teammate spoke to Cadena Ser about warning the defender about executing them on a regular basis.

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49. Sergio Ramos promised Pau Lopez he wouldn't do any more Panenkas.

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50. Sergio Ramos has given new Spain head coach Fernando Hierro a resounding vote of confidence ahead of their World Cup opener against Portugal in Sochi on Friday.

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51. Sergio Ramos has been whistled by Madrid fans since the sacking of Julen Lopetegui and the captain was arguably fortunate to escape punishment for an apparent elbow on Milan Havel that left the Plzen man with a bloodied nose during his side's Champions.

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52. Mesut Ozil reveals Sergio Ramos was his best mate at Real Madrid and he had a secret talent for singing.

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53. Sergio Ramos should have been given a straight red card in the 13th minute of Real Madrid's Champions League match against Viktoria Plzen for an elbow on Havel, according to AS resident referee.

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54. Sergio Ramos should have been sent off for the elbow on Havel.

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55. Sergio Ramos leaves Viktoria Plzen star Milan Havel bloodied after appearing to elbow him in the face.

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56. Sergio Ramos claimed not to hear the jeers from the Real Madrid fans as he played in defence for Los Blancos against Valladolid at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday.

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57. Sergio Ramos responds after being booed by Real Madrid fans in Valladolid clash.

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58. Sergio Ramos 'not aware' at being booed by home fans.

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59. Sergio Ramos was one of number of Madrid players targeted by the.

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60. Sergio Ramos made a brilliant request to Santiago Solari ahead of his first game in charge.

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61. Sergio Ramos has played down a training ground bust-up with youth player Sergio Regulion ahead of their Champions League match against Viktoria Plzen.

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62. Sergio Ramos plays down training ground bust-up as pressure mounts on Julen Lopetegui.

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63. Sergio Ramos has posted an honest tweet about Real Madrid's current situation.

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64. Sergio Ramos wants to play against Melilla in the cup rather than be rested.

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65. Sergio Ramos has liked a social media post criticising his Real Madrid teammates.

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66. Sergio Ramos is Catholic, and has a tattoo of Mary which covers the top half of his left arm.

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67. Sergio Ramos is a keen horse aficionado, owning a stud farm in his native Andalusia specifically dedicated to the breeding of the Andalusian horse.

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68. Sergio Ramos is a fan of bullfighting, which is popular in his hometown, and he is a personal friend of matador Alejandro Talavante.

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69. On 16 July 2018 Sergio Ramos proposed to long-term girlfriend Pilar Rubio and the couple got engaged.

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70. In the Champions League, Sergio Ramos has amassed 37 yellow cards and 3 red cards, making him the most-carded player in Champions League history.

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71. Sergio Ramos holds the record for being the most carded player in La Liga, with 173 cards.

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72. Sergio Ramos holds multiple disciplinary records, in the Champions League, La Liga, and in the Spanish national team.

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73. Sergio Ramos was selected for his third World Cup in 2014.

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74. Sergio Ramos returned to the heart of the defence for the Euro 2012 tournament.

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75. Sergio Ramos was selected in the squad for the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup in South Africa, as Spain finished in third position.

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76. In 2004 Sergio Ramos became an instant hit for Spain's under-21, for whom he played six international matches.

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77. Sergio Ramos started in the 2016 UEFA Super Cup, scoring Real Madrid's second goal of the match in the 93rd minute, bringing the game into extra-time.

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78. Sergio Ramos once again scored in a final, putting Real ahead in the first half.

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79. On 12 July 2011, Sergio Ramos extended his contract with Real Madrid until 2017.

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80. In the summer of 2005, Sergio Ramos was purchased by Real Madrid for €27 million, a record for a Spanish defender.

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