Sergio Ramos was born on the 30th of March 1986, and he is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a centre-back for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain and the Spain national team. Unarguably, Sergio Ramos is known for his aggressive play, ball retrieval ability and prolific goal scoring abilities, he is widely regarded as one of the greatest defenders of all time, having formerly played for Real Madrid for sixteen seasons, winning four UEFA Champions League titles with the Spanish giants along with two UEFA European Championship titles and the 2010 FIFA World Cup with the national team. Sergio Ramos García.
Sergio Ramos García was born in Camas, Seville, Andalusia, he started playing at Camas CF by the age of 6, then he began his career at local side Sevilla, emerging through the club’s youth system alongside Jesús Navas and Antonio Puerta. Sergio Ramos García made his first-team – and La Liga – debut on 1 February 2004, coming on as a 64th-minute substitute for Paco Gallardo in a 0–1 away loss against Deportivo La Coruña.
Sergio Ramos in the 2004–05 season, appeared in 41 games as Sevilla finished sixth and qualified to the 2005–06 UEFA Cup, scoring in home fixtures against Real Sociedad (2–1) and Real Madrid (2–2). Then in the 2004–05 UEFA Cup, he scored his first continental goal, heading to conclude a 2–0 win over C.D. Nacional at the Ramon Sánchez Pizjuán in the first round (4–1 aggregate).
2005–09: Record transfer and early days
Research has it that in the summer of 2005, Ramos was purchased by Real Madrid for €27 million, a record for a Spanish defender. As a matter of fact, he was the only Spanish player brought in during Florentino Pérez’s first stint as Real’s president.
At Real Madrid, Ramos was assigned the number 4 shirt, previously worn by Fernando Hierro. On 6 December 2005 he netted his first goal for the Merengues, in a 2–1 UEFA Champions League group stage loss at Olympiacos.
During Sergio Ramos García first seasons, he played as centre back, being also used as an emergency defensive midfielder on occasion. With the arrival of Christoph Metzelder and Pepe in the 2007–08 season, he was again relocated to right back. And in his first four seasons at Real Madrid, he displayed a goal scoring instinct unusual to many defenders, netting more than 20 goals overall. The Spanish born also received the first nine of his 24 red cards for the club, including four in his debut season. Nevertheless, his first red card came after two bookable offences in a 1–0 away loss to Espanyol on 18 September 2005.
Unarguably, Sergio Ramos has been pinpointed as Real Madrid’s legend. The reason is not farfecth, its because he has won numerous trophies with the club, and sometimes he single handedly delivered the team from losing.
In 2018, due to an injury, Ramos missed his first El Clásico since joining Los Blancos, putting an end to a streak of playing in 31 consecutive league Clásicos. Again, he later missed the second leg of the Champions League quarter-finals against Liverpool, as he tested positive for COVID-19, although he was also injured. In the Champions League semi-final second leg against Chelsea on the 5th of May, his side lost 2–0 and were eliminated from the competition; however, he then sustained an injury in his left hamstring which forced him to miss the rest of the season; this meant he had played his last game for Real Madrid.
The Spanish international however played just 21 matches for Los Blancos in 2020–21, making it his most injury-riddled season, after having played at least 33 matches in each of his previous 15 campaigns at the club.
Real Madrid, on the 16th of June, announced that Ramos would leave the club after 16 years. Report has it that during his farewell event on the next day, Ramos, who had initially asked for a two-year offer, mentioned that he accepted a one-year contract renewal with a salary reduction; however, the offer had expired without his knowledge.
It was however announced that Ramos had signed a two-year contract with Paris Saint-Germain on the 8th July 2021. Ramos chose to wear the number 4 jersey, with Thilo Kehrer switching to the number 24 shirt. The former Real Madrid star remarked: “I am quite superstitious about it and I love the number 4 because I have worn that number since the start of my career and it has followed me throughout my career and my life, bringing with much luck and many victories.”
During Sergio Ramos medical examination required to complete the signing, the medical staff at PSG were reported to be impressed by his seriousness and physique, whilst the medical results were noted to be excellent and incredible. The staff compared Ramos’ physique to that of a 25-year-old (he was 35 at the time).
Early international career and 2006 FIFA World Cup
As per BBC report, Sergio Ramos became an instant hit for Spain’s under-19 in 2004, for whom he played six international matches. During 2004 U19 Euro competition, Ramos was a key figure for Spain as he started in four out of five of their matches on the way to winning their second U19 European Championship, including scoring a decisive penalty in the Semi-final penalty-shoot out against Ukraine.
As year progresses, Sergio Ramos featured countless time for Spain, and he reportedly won diverse trophies, and individual award. And we’ll present all those award in his honour.
2020–21 UEFA Nations League
Sergio Ramos scored a brace in a 4–0 win over Ukraine for the 2020–21 UEFA Nations League on 6th of September 2020, reaching 23 international goals and equaling Alfredo Di Stéfano as Spain’s eighth-highest all-time goalscorer. As a matter of fact, on the 14th of November 2020, in a 1–1 draw against Switzerland, he made his 177th appearance for Spain and overtook Gianluigi Buffon’s record for the most international caps received by a European player.
Sergio Ramos Net Worth
The total net worth of Sergio Ramos is $80 million As of June 2022, which is astonishing. There’s no doubt that his amount will increase in his future, he has a bright future ahead of him. Most of his income and net worth come as a footballer.
Sergio Ramos Salary
The former Real Madrid captain earns €6 million net per season, making him one of the highest paid players at the club.
Sergio Ramos is a well-known figure in the world of football, and as a result, he has served as a brand ambassador for a number of international companies. Nike, Hugo Boss, Pepsi, and Gatorade are among his current sponsors.
Here are some of the best highlights of Sergio Ramos career:
Sevilla (His debut team, 2004)
Real Madrid (Second team he signed for, 2005)
Player of the Year (2005)
World Cup (2006)
Breakout and team mainstay (2009)
FIFA Confederations Cup (2009)
FIFA World Cup (2010)
FIFA World Cup (2014)
UEFA Euro (2016)
Best Defender (2017)
EA Sports Fifa (Team of the Year, 2017)
La Liga Breakthrough Player of the Year: 2005
FIFA FIFPro World11: 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
UEFA Team of the Year: 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020
FIFA World Cup Dream Team: 2010
FIFA World Cup All-Star Team: 2010
La Liga Best Defender: 2011–12, 2012–13, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2016–17
UEFA European Championship Team of the Tournament: 2012
FIFA Confederations Cup Dream Team: 2013
UEFA Champions League Squad of the Season: 2013–14, 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18
FIFA Club World Cup Golden Ball: 2014
FIFA Club World Cup top scorer: 2014
UEFA Ultimate Team of the Year: 2015
La Liga Team of the Season: 2015–16
UEFA La Liga Team of the Season: 2016–17, 2019–20
ESM Team of the Year: 2007–08, 2011–12, 2014–15, 2016–17
UEFA Champions League Defender of the Season: 2017, 2018
IFFHS Men’s World Team: 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
IFFHS World Team of the Decade: 2011–2020
IFFHS UEFA Team of the Decade: 2011–2020
IFFHS World’s Highest Scoring Defender of the Decade: 2011–2020
IFFHS World’s Highest Scoring Defender of the 21st century: 2001–2020
Castrol Performance Index: 2010 FIFA World Cup Castrol Index Winner
Castrol Performance Index: UEFA Euro 2012 Castrol EDGE Index Winner
Luis Aragones Award: 2016
Ballon d’Or Dream Team (Bronze): 2020
L’Équipe Team of the Year: 2020
L’Équipe Team of the Year (Fan Vote): 2020
11Leyendas Jornal AS: 2021