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Villarreal’s Chukwueze must work on finishing, warns Adepoju
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Villarreal’s Chukwueze must work on finishing, warns Adepoju

The 21-year-old was impressive against Real Madrid, albeit, the former Los Blancos midfielder wants the youngster to be more clinical in front of goal Samuel Chukwueze may have helped Villarreal hold Real Madrid to a 1-1 draw in Saturday’s La Liga encounter but Mutiu Adepoju feels the youngster must improve in front of goal. Without inspirational captain Sergio Ramos and Karim Benzema due to injury, Los Blancos took the lead after just 107 second through Mariano Diaz. Nevertheless, the Yellow Submarine levelled matters from the penalty spot through Gerard Moreno after Thibaut Courtois had fouled the Nigerian in the box.
Real Madrid In Talks With Ramos Over A New Deal
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Real Madrid In Talks With Ramos Over A New Deal

Ramos will be out of contract at the Bernabeu next summer and he is free to talk to the overseas club about a possible move in January. Real Madrid is reluctant to offer Ramos a two-year deal as it is against the policy of the club to offer more than a year deal to players over the age of 30. Ramos is 34 and he remains a focal point in Zinedine Zidane set up and he recently scored for Real Madrid in the el-clasico and in the clash against Inter Milan in the Champions League. The report in ESPN claims that Los Blancos have now ‘begun conversations’ with Ramos over extending his deal in the Spanish capital. Ramos’ representatives have now opened talks and there is a ‘mutual desire’ for the captain to extend. The report also claims Ramos wants to stay until June 2024, meanin...
Ginter is like Sergio Ramos & he’s only going to get better, says Germany legend Matthaus
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Ginter is like Sergio Ramos & he’s only going to get better, says Germany legend Matthaus

  The Borussia Monchengladbach defender is impressive in the present and has a bright future, according to the 1990 World Cup star Borussia Monchengladbach centre-back Matthias Ginter has been favourably compared to Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos by Germany legend Lothar Matthaus. Only defending champions Bayern Munich and third-placed RB Leipzig have conceded fewer goals than Gladbach in the early weeks of the Bundesliga season, and much of that is due to the influence of Ginter, Matthaus has claimed. The centre-back, who has not missed a second of action for his side this season, turns 27 in January and the World Cup winner believes that his best is ahead of him.
‘We’re not here to shut them up’ – Zidane hits out at Real Madrid critics after Clasico win
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‘We’re not here to shut them up’ – Zidane hits out at Real Madrid critics after Clasico win

The Frenchman remains focused on his job despite speculation that pressure on his position was mounting Zinedine Zidane insisted he was unfazed about silencing Real Madrid's critics after recording a 3-1 Clasico win over Barcelona. After Ansu Fati cancelled out Federico Valverde's opener, Sergio Ramos scored a 63rd-minute penalty and Luka Modric sealed Madrid's win at Camp Nou. Zidane was under pressure at the helm after back-to-back losses to Cadiz and Shakhtar Donetsk, but Madrid moved top of La Liga after Saturday's win.
Barcelona 1-3 Real Madrid: Returning Ramos spot on in second straight Clasico success
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Barcelona 1-3 Real Madrid: Returning Ramos spot on in second straight Clasico success

Real Madrid returned to winning ways with a vital victory at bitter rivals Barcelona in which Sergio Ramos netted from 12 yards. Sergio Ramos returned to win and score a game-turning penalty in Real Madrid's 3-1 Clasico victory at Barcelona on Saturday. Madrid captain Ramos was substituted in last week's home defeat to Cadiz and missed the subsequent shock reverse against Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League as the Spanish champions crept towards a crisis ahead of their first meeting with Barca this season. But the centre-back was fit to start for the crunch LaLiga clash at Camp Nou and drew a second-half spot-kick from Clement Lenglet to restore Madrid's lead after Ansu Fati had cancelled out Federico Valverde's opener in a frantic start.
Ramos out for Madrid’s Champions League clash with Shakhtar while Hazard closes in on return
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Ramos out for Madrid’s Champions League clash with Shakhtar while Hazard closes in on return

The Blancos have omitted the skipper from their squad for their European opener at Santiago Bernabeu Sergio Ramos will miss Real Madrid's clash with Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League while Eden Hazard's fitness is improving as he nears a comeback from injury. Los Blancos captain Ramos took a knock to his knee in Saturday's shock 1-0 La Liga loss to Cadiz and was absent from Tuesday's training session ahead of the club's opening European fixture of the 2020-21 campaign at Santiago Bernabeu. With the first Clasico of the season against Barcelona taking place on Saturday, head coach Zinedine Zidane said he was unlikely to risk exacerbating the issue.
Sergio Ramos Urges Lionel Messi To Stay At Barcelona Amid Man City Speculation
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Sergio Ramos Urges Lionel Messi To Stay At Barcelona Amid Man City Speculation

Sergio Ramos has urged Lionel Messi to stay at Barcelona for the sake of Spanish football. The six-time Ballon d'Or winner has asked to leave the La Liga giants this summer. Manchester City are the bookmakers' favourites to sign Messi, although it remains unclear what fee any potential suitors would have to pay for the Argentine superstar. Barcelona, with the support of La Liga, insist that a club would have to trigger the 33-year-old's £630million release clause, whilst Messi wants to leave for free.
Real Madrid One win Away from Title after Defeating Granada
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Real Madrid One win Away from Title after Defeating Granada

Real Madrid are one win away from winning their 34th LaLiga title, after a battling 2-1 victory over Granada on Monday. Los Blancos took an early lead through Ferland Mendy, who finished off a solo run with a goal in the 10th minute. It was 2-0 minutes later, after Karim Benzema curled an exquisite strike past Rui Silva. Granada halved the deficit at the start of the second half through Darwin Machis. However, Real held on for three crucial points, with Sergio Ramos sweeping a goalbound effort off the line late on. The victory restored their four-point lead over Barcelona in the table with just two games left to play. A home win for Real against Villarreal on Thursday can put the title out of reach.
Zidane Reacts as Real Madrid Beat Sociedad to Knock Barcelona off top Spot
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Zidane Reacts as Real Madrid Beat Sociedad to Knock Barcelona off top Spot

Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane, has warned his players that they have not won anything, following a 2-1 win at Real Sociedad on Sunday. Los Blancos took the lead through a Sergio Ramos penalty, before Karim Benzema made it 2-0. Mikel Merino pulled one back for Sociedad late in the game, but Real held on for an important victory. Zidane’s men are now level on 65 points with Barcelona, but sit in first place thanks to their head-to-head record. “We haven’t won anything yet. It’s three wins and nine points, but we know it will be difficult until the end. “We have to keep going, we’re in good form, the players are doing well physically and technically,” Zidane told the media after the game. There are eight fixtures left in the Spani...
Real Madrid went to the top of La Liga thanks to a hard-fought victory at Real Sociedad
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Real Madrid went to the top of La Liga thanks to a hard-fought victory at Real Sociedad

Zinedine Zidane's side are level on points with Barca, who drew 0-0 with Sevilla on Friday, but go top because of their superior head-to-head record. Sergio Ramos' penalty after the lively Vinicius Jr was fouled gave the visitors the lead. Karim Benzema doubled their advantage before Mikel Merino's strike set up a tense finale. There was controversy when substitute Adnan Januzaj thought he had made it 1-1 with a strike from outside the area but it was ruled out for a Merino offside. Merino did not get a touch but the officials deemed he was blocking goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois' view, so interfering with play. Their sense of grievance grew when moments later Benzema controlled a Federico Valverde cross with his shoulder before firing home. The goal stood after a video assist...
Real Madrid See Off Eibar, Close Gap on Barcelona
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Real Madrid See Off Eibar, Close Gap on Barcelona

Real Madrid returned to LaLiga action for the first time since March this year, with a 3-1 win over Eibar on Sunday night. Zinedine Zidane’s men flew out of the blocks at the Alfred Di Stefano, to all but win the game in the opening half. Toni Kroos, Sergio Ramos and Marcelo scored to give Madrid a 3-0 lead at the interval. The visitors pulled one back through Pedro Bigas, but it was a rather comfortable victory for Los Blancos. The win takes them within two points of rivals Barcelona, who crushed Mallorca 4-0 yesterday. Barca host Leganes next, while Real Madrid clash with Valencia.
RAMOS KNEW WHAT HE WAS DOING WITH SALAH – CHIELLINI
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RAMOS KNEW WHAT HE WAS DOING WITH SALAH – CHIELLINI

Veteran Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini has claimed that Sergio Ramos knew exactly what he was doing when he famously injured Mohamed Salah in the final of the 2018 UEFA Champions League.   The Real Madrid defender and Liverpool forward grappled early in the UCL final that year and the Egyptian came off the worse, suffering a shoulder injury which put him out of the remainder of the game and very nearly saw him miss the World Cup in Russia.   Ramos has always denied that he intentionally injured Salah, but Chiellini – a master of the ‘dark arts’ of defending – wrote in his autobiography that the Spaniard’s action were very much deliberate and targeted.   “Critics can say that he [Ramos] is impulsive, not tactical at all and that because of him there are ...
Ramos is my idol’ – Leixoes SC’s Aneni on Real Madrid great
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Ramos is my idol’ – Leixoes SC’s Aneni on Real Madrid great

The Portugal-based Nigerian teenager has described the four-time Champions League winner as his role model while hoping to emulate him someday Leixoes SC and Nigeria U20 starlet Evans Aneni has named Sergio Ramos as his idol, while hoping to emulate the Spanish football icon. The 19-year-old has been tipped to become one of the world’s sought-after centre-backs in future owing to his defensive skills. Aneni, having risen through the ranks at his Portuguese outfit and has been a key figure in the Sea Heroes’ U23 squad. Before football was put on a hiatus owing to the coronavirus pandemic, the Nigeria youth international featured in every game for Leixoes – putting up several man-of-the-match showings.
Sergio Ramos Reveals What he Really Thinks About Messi Ahead of El Clasico
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Sergio Ramos Reveals What he Really Thinks About Messi Ahead of El Clasico

Real Madrid captain, Sergio Ramos, has confessed he holds Barcelona counterpart Lionel Messi in high esteem, despite the rivalry between both clubs. Both players come face to face on Sunday in El Clasico. “I have huge respect for him. I think he’s one of the greatest players in history and I have huge respect for him. I hope Sunday isn’t his day, that would mean we’ve done our job, and if on top of that we can get a good result even better. “I wish him all the best as a fellow professional but only as long as it doesn’t affect us negatively! It’s hard, but he has my maximum respect, I think he’s one of the best,” Ramos told LaLiga. Madrid go into the clash two points behind Barca in second place. Zinedine Zidane’s men will be looking to leapfrog the Catalans with a win, ...
Real Madrid 1-2 Manchester City, Jesus And De Bruyne Scores, Sergio Ramos See Red
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Real Madrid 1-2 Manchester City, Jesus And De Bruyne Scores, Sergio Ramos See Red

Gabriel Jesus and Kevin de Bruyne scored late goals as Manchester City fought back from a goal down to beat Real Madrid and take management of their Champions League last-16 tie. After a cagey first half, the hosts capitalized on a protecting mix-up between Rodri and Nicolas Otamendi to take the lead as the remarkable Vinicius Junior raced towards goal before neatly squaring for Isco to slot home. Sergio Ramos shot over as Real Madrid appeared to double their advantage but City equalised 12 minutes before time when Jesus nodded in from close range. It was once the least City deserved for what had been an awesome away overall performance by Pep Guardiola's side and matters got even higher seven minutes from time when substitute Raheem Sterling was brought down inside the bo...
Sergio Ramos Blames Real Madrid Players after Defeat to Levante
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Sergio Ramos Blames Real Madrid Players after Defeat to Levante

Real Madrid captain, Sergio Ramos, has blamed himself and his teammates for not being able to convert their chances to score a goal following their 1-0 defeat against Levante in La Liga on Saturday. He also commented on forward Eden Hazard’s injury after the Belgium international sustained a knock against Levante. Levante defeated Zinedine Zidane’s men at home, thanks to Jose Luis Nogales’s second-half strike. Speaking after the game, Ramos was quoted by Real Madrid’s official website as saying: “We created some good chances against them but could not score. “Levante only created one good chance, and they converted it. “We just lacked a goal against the host, and now we are devastated with the result, but we need to work hard together and move ahead because we have two t...
Zidane Reacts to Real Madrid’s 2-2 Draw with Celta Vigo, Speaks on Hazard’s Performance
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Zidane Reacts to Real Madrid’s 2-2 Draw with Celta Vigo, Speaks on Hazard’s Performance

Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane, has expressed his disappointment following their 2-2 draw with Celta Vigo on Sunday. Zidane also expressed his delight at Eden Hazard’s return from injury. Fedor Smolov gave the visitors an early lead, before Toni Kroos made it 1-1 after the break. Hazard won the penalty that Sergio Ramos converted, but Celta netted a late equalizer, to ensure the points are shared. “We made a great effort [after conceding early] but we’ve lost 2 points tonight at home. “Changes can be discussed after the game. [Gareth] Bale was good today while we had planned to let Hazard play for quite a few minutes. “I’m very happy with the return of Hazard, that he’s back with us, he’s played 70 minutes very well. Celta is a great team that doesn’t deserve to...
Ramos Has Scored At Almost Every Stadium In Laliga Santander
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Ramos Has Scored At Almost Every Stadium In Laliga Santander

Sergio Ramos keeps breaking records. Everyone knows that, despite being a centre-back, he has long had an eye for goal. At El Sadar on Sunday, the Real Madrid captain did what he does best and headed past Sergio Herrera to put a new pin in his map: Ramos has already scored at almost every stadium in LaLiga Santander. The grounds Ramos has been able to celebrate at are: Jose Zorrilla, Reale Arena, Estadio Benito Villamarin, El Sadar, La Rosaleda, Butarque, Gran Canaria, Montilivi, Ipurua, Balaidos, Wanda Metropolitano San Mames, Mendizorroza, Mestalla, Son Moix, Ciutat de Valencia, Coliseum Alfonso Perez, RCDE Stadium, Camp Nou and now El Sadar. In fact, at those 20 stadiums, Ramos has managed a grand total of 28 goals away from the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu in LaLiga Santander...
Ronaldo, Rashford, Traore & More Footballers’ Amazing Body Transformations
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Ronaldo, Rashford, Traore & More Footballers’ Amazing Body Transformations

Some footballers have developed from just their ordinary physical frame to a more body-built stature over the years. Footballers do more work in the gym, sculpting their perfect bodies and lifting heavy weights to gain extra muscle. CRISTIANO RONALDO Ronaldo was bullied as a youngster that he was too skinny to make it as a footballer but his fitness regime and eating habits have seen him turn to a superhero's Adama Traore Traore sent social media into a arguement surprise recently when he flexed his biceps after starring for Wolves. Adam is now a unit who has attracted interest from NFL teams. Adebayo Akinfenwa Akinfenwa had a smaller frame during his younger days but a high-calorie diet helped turn him increase his weight. Akinfenwa can bench press 180kg a...
Prize money for Real Madrid, Atletico Revealed after 4-1 Win
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Prize money for Real Madrid, Atletico Revealed after 4-1 Win

The Royal Spanish Football Federation paid Real Madrid £2.55million (€3million) for winning this year’s Spanish Super Cup on Sunday night in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. According to the Express UK, Atletico Madrid also received £1.7million (€2million) for emerging as runner-up. DAILY POST had reported that Real Madrid clinched their 11th Spanish Super Cup on Sunday, after beating rivals Atletico Madrid 4-1 on penalties, following a goalless 120 minutes in Saudi Arabia. Diego Simeone’s men almost won the game in extra time, but Alvaro Morata was hacked down by Federico Valverde, as he raced through one on one with five minutes left. Dani Carvajal, Rodrygo Goes and Luka Modric scored for Real in the shootout, while Atletico’s Saul Niguez hit the post and Thomas Paratey saw his effo...
Sergio Ramos Becomes Europe’s Most Capped Outfield Player
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Sergio Ramos Becomes Europe’s Most Capped Outfield Player

Sergio Ramos became Europe's most capped male outfield player as Spain edged closer to Euro 2020 qualification with a 1-1 draw in Norway. Ramos' 168th cap also makes him Spain's record appearance maker, surpassing goalkeeper Iker Casillas. Saul Niguez's dipping second-half effort was cancelled out by Josh King's injury-time penalty to ruin Spain's 100% record in Group F. A draw in Sweden on Tuesday will secure Spain's qualification. "All that is personal is a little secondary," said Ramos after the game. "I would have happily traded this 168th cap for a victory. It was not the case. But this record is a great reward after so many years and it's a great source of huge pride. "I am emotional every time I put on this shirt. That will not change and I hope to continue doing ...
Sergio Ramos backs Virgil van Dijk to win the Ballon d’Or
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Sergio Ramos backs Virgil van Dijk to win the Ballon d’Or

Sergio Ramos has not been well liked by Liverpool fans for some time after his antics in the 2018 Champions League final, but the Real Madrid star has given his backing to Reds centre back Virgil van Dijk over the Ballon d'Or. Van Dijk beat Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi to the prize of UEFA's Best Player at the recent Champions League draw. And Ramos has backed the Dutch defender to once again come out on top ahead of five-time winners Messi and Ronaldo. 'If Van Dijk wins it, it will be on sufficient merit - great defender,' Ramos, speaking at the launch of his Amazon documentary, said. 'As a defender, it's harder. It seems as though it's not just Messi and Cristiano [now]. It seems there's a route opening [for others].' Messi and Ronaldo have dominated the award betwee...
Spain captain Ramos offers tribute to Luis Enrique after Spain coach steps down
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Spain captain Ramos offers tribute to Luis Enrique after Spain coach steps down

The former Barcelona man has resigned after 11 months in charge and the Real Madrid skipper has lent his support to the 49-year-old Spain captain Sergio Ramos has paid tribute to former coach Luis Enrique after the ex-Barcelona man stepped down from his role as boss of the national team. Having taken on the role at short notice ahead of last year’s World Cup, the 49-year-old brought to an end an 11-month tenure in the post having been absent from the international camp since March due to personal reasons. Enrique was appointed last July after Fernando Hierro stepped down following their round-of-16 exit to the hosts in Russia, with the latter himself having been hired at short notice to replace the unceremoniously sacked Julen Lopetegui.
Sergio Ramos Weds Longtime Girlfriend
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Sergio Ramos Weds Longtime Girlfriend

On Saturday, Spain and Real Madrid footballer,Sergio Ramos married his longtime girlfriend Pilar Rubio in a star-studded wedding ceremony which took place in Seville, Spain. TV presenter Pilar, 41, commanded attention in an embellished dress and lace veil while the Real Madrid captain, 33, rocked a stylish check suit for their lavish wedding. The couple, who have three children after seven years together exchanged vows at the famous Seville cathedral, before proceeding to Ramos’ farmhouse in Bollullos de la Mitacion for the wedding party. Among the 500 guests who were invited for the wedding, Cristiano Ronaldo was the only popular face missing as he wasn’t invited for the star-studded ceremony in Spain. David and Victoria Beckhamincluding Real Madrid’s Croatian midfielder L...
Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos Marries Pilar Rubio In Galactico Wedding
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Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos Marries Pilar Rubio In Galactico Wedding

Sergio Ramos, the Real Madrid captain, married Spanish TV presenter Pilar Rubio in Seville on Saturday (June 15) in a "Galactico" wedding that he said would be "like no other" although he was coy on whether AC/DC were playing. Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos and his wife Pilar Rubio kiss after their wedding. The crowd, who had gathered at Seville's famous 16th century cathedral to watch the many celebrity guests arrive, were delirious at the sight of former Real player David Beckham and his wife and former pop star Victoria, former and current La Liga stars Jordi Alba, Luka Modric, Keylor Navas, Roberto Carlos and Alvaro Morata, as well as matador El Cordobes. The 33-year-old Ramos, who is from a suburb of Seville, arrived wearing a dark three-piece suit in a discrete check p...
Ramos Invites Barca Stars To His Wedding, Ronaldo Snubbed
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Ramos Invites Barca Stars To His Wedding, Ronaldo Snubbed

Real Madrid skipper Sergio Ramos invites Barcelona rival Gerard Pique, David Beckham to his wedding this and he snubbed Cristiano Ronaldo. The 33-year-old Spain international is preparing to marry television presenter Pilar Rubio at the famous Seville cathedral this weekend. Ramos and Ronaldo played together for nine good years at Santiago Bernabeu with four Champions League, two Liga, two Copa del Rel but according to Marca confirm several star footballers from the past and present of the defender career but Ronaldo was omitted from the list of invitees after he reportedly fell out with former Sevilla star while pushing for Real Madrid exit last summer. Interestingly, the Portuguese star will now miss the wedding ceremony, with about 500 guests, inside the world's largest got...
Spanish defender, Sergio Ramos invites 500 guests to his wedding but ‘shuns ex-teammate and friend Cristiano Ronaldo’
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Spanish defender, Sergio Ramos invites 500 guests to his wedding but ‘shuns ex-teammate and friend Cristiano Ronaldo’

Real Madrid captain and Spanish defender, Sergio Ramos who will be having star-studded guests at his wedding this weekend has reportedly not invited his former team-mate and friend, Cristiano Ronaldo. The defender will marry television presenter Pilar Rubio at the famous Seville cathedral this weekend. According to Marca, Ramos and Rubio have invited 500 guests to what is being seen as a contender for 'wedding of the year' in Spain. The couple have also booked AC/DC to perform at the party following the ceremony. David Beckham and wife Victoria are reported to be attending, as is Barcelona rival Gerard Pique with his long-term partner Shakira. But Cristiano Ronaldo is said to be missing on the list. The wedding will also be attended by a host of familiar faces, including Real M...
Spain 3 Sweden 0: Second-half flurry sees La Roja’s 100 per cent start continue
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Spain 3 Sweden 0: Second-half flurry sees La Roja’s 100 per cent start continue

Sergio Ramos, Alvaro Morata and Alvaro Oyarzabal scored as Spain beat Sweden 3-0 without coach Luis Enrique in Euro 2020 qualifying. Spain made it four wins from as many games in Euro 2020 qualifying despite coach Luis Enrique's continued absence as a second-half flurry saw them beat Sweden 3-0 at the Santiago Bernabeu on Monday. Luis Enrique has been on leave since March due to a family emergency, but Robert Moreno continues to keep the ship on course in his stead, with Serio Ramos, Alvaro Morata and Alvaro Oyarzabal scoring in the final 26 minutes to send Spain five points clear in Group F. Sweden could count themselves extremely fortunate to remain on level terms until the break, as Robin Olsen was forced into several fine saves and Dani Parejo had a goal controversially ...
Ramos excited to play with ‘world-class’ Hazard at Real Madrid
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Ramos excited to play with ‘world-class’ Hazard at Real Madrid

The 33-year-old defender believes the Belgian star will reinforce Zinedine Zidane's side after his €100 million move was confirmed Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos has hailed Eden Hazard as a "world-class player" who will strengthen the team. The Belgian attacker brought an end to over a year's worth of speculation when he joined the Spanish giants from Chelsea in a €100 million (£88m/$112m) dealthis week, signing a five-year contract. Madrid have been in search of a new star to bolster their attacking line after selling Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus last summer and two-time Premier League winner Hazard is expected to fill the role.
How to complete Sergio Ramos Champions League Premier SBC on the cheap
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How to complete Sergio Ramos Champions League Premier SBC on the cheap

EA Sports has released a ridiculous Champions League card for the Spaniard which is an affordable alternative to his TOTY with our solutions Sergio Ramos recently announced that he will be staying with Real Madrid but after fears that he was leaving, many Madrid fans have been reminiscing about some of the incredible moments during his career. EA Sports decided to celebrate his 93rd-minute equaliser in the 2014 Champions League final against Atletico Madrid, a match Real Madrid would go on to win 4-1 in extra time. Ramos has been given an excellent 95-rated card on FIFA 19 Ultimate Team which is available in a surprisingly cheap Squad Building Challenge. While his 97-rated Team of the Year card will set you back at least 2 million coins, this new card will cost less than 400k. ...
‘Hazard is a really top player’ – Ramos praises Chelsea star amid Madrid rumours
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‘Hazard is a really top player’ – Ramos praises Chelsea star amid Madrid rumours

The Los Blancos defender has hailed the Belgian's qualities, but says it is not his place to suggest transfer targets to the club's hierarchy Real Madrid skipper Sergio Ramos has labelled Eden Hazard a “top” player ahead of the Belgian’s rumoured relocation to Spain – but insists he’d never get involved in suggesting transfer targets. The 33-year-old was speaking at a hastily arranged press conference at the club’s Valdebebas training complex on Thursday, where he announced his intention to stay with Los Blancos. Hazard has been the subject of much speculation in recent months, and appeared to confirm he had made his last appearance in a Chelsea shirt on Wednesday, following their Europa League final triumph over London rivals Arsenal.
Sergio Ramos Finally Speaks On His Future At Real Madrid (Very Shocking)
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Sergio Ramos Finally Speaks On His Future At Real Madrid (Very Shocking)

Captain Sergio Ramos says he wants to end his career at Real Madrid despite receiving an offer to play in China. Real president Florentino Perez said on Wednesday that Spain defender Ramos had asked to leave on a free transfer and move to the Chinese Super League. “It is true that I have an offer from China on the table, I will not lie about it,” said 33-year-old Ramos, who has been at Real since 2005 and whose current contract expires in 2021. “My dream is to retire here.” Perez said Ramos and his agent told him they had received a “very good offer” from an unnamed club but that they could not pay a fee. “I told Ramos that it was impossible for Real Madrid to let their captain go for free,” said Perez. Ramos said: “My moment still hasn’t arrived. When I leave Real Madrid, it wi...
Sergio Ramos Has Asked To Leave Real Madrid On A Free Transfer – Perez
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Sergio Ramos Has Asked To Leave Real Madrid On A Free Transfer – Perez

Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos has asked to leave on a free transfer, says club president Florentino Perez. The Spain centre-back is contracted until summer 2021 but wants to take his career to the Chinese Super League. Perez says he was told by Ramos, 33, and his agent they had received a "very good offer" from an unnamed club but that they could not pay a fee. "I told Ramos that it was impossible for Real Madrid to let their captain go for free," he said. Speaking to Spanish radio station Onda Cero, Perez added: "They came to see me at the office and they told me that they had a very good offer from China but that the rules there do not allow them to pay the transfer." Ramos is Real's longest-serving player, having scored 84 goals in 606 appearances since joining from Se...
Ramos has asked to leave Real Madrid on free transfer
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Ramos has asked to leave Real Madrid on free transfer

Real Madrid president, Fiorentino Perez has stated that the club’s captain Sergio Ramos has asked to leave on a free transfer. The Spain centre-back wants to take his career to the Chinese Super League despite still having a contract with Real Madrid until summer 2021. According to Perez, he was told by Ramos, 33, and his agent they had received a “very good offer” from an unnamed club but that they could not pay a fee. “I told Ramos that it was impossible for Real Madrid to let their captain go for free,” he said. Speaking to Spanish radio station Onda Cero, Perez added: “They came to see me at the office and they told me that they had a very good offer from China but that the rules there do not allow them to pay the transfer.” Sergio Ramos has been with Real Madrid since h...
Spurs are ‘training like animals’ ahead of Champions League, says Alderweireld
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Spurs are ‘training like animals’ ahead of Champions League, says Alderweireld

The Belgium international revealed his teams exertions as he hoped to avoid a second defeat in the European club showpiece Spurs defender Toby Alderweireld has played in the Champions League final before and is determined to win against Liverpool this time after the disappointment of defeat in 2014. The Belgium international was at Atletico Madrid at the time and came on in the last ten minutes to shut the game down for Diego Simeone’s men, who lead 1-0 at the time. Sadly for Atleti, Real came back through a Sergio Ramos header before running out 4-1 winners after extra time.
Real Madrid Take Final Decision as Sergio Ramos Reveals new club
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Real Madrid Take Final Decision as Sergio Ramos Reveals new club

Real Madrid president, Florentino Perez, has finally decided not to allow captain, Serigo Ramos, leave the Santiago Bernabeu for a club in the Chinese Super League this summer’s transfer window. DAILY POST had reported that Ramos is set to leave Real Madrid after clashing with the club’s president, Florentino Perez, on several occasions. Perez said Ramos and his agent told him they had received ‘a very good offer from China’, adding that the Los Blancos refused the centre-back’s request. The 72-year-old said that Real Madrid will not allow the 33-year-old Spain international to leave Bernabeu for free as that would set a terrible precedent for other players. “They (Ramos and his agent) came to see me in my office and told me they had a very...
Zidane Finally Takes Decision On Sergio Ramos’s Future At Real Madrid
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Zidane Finally Takes Decision On Sergio Ramos’s Future At Real Madrid

Real Madrid manager, Zinedine Zidane has told captain, Sergio Ramos, that he wants him to remain at the Santiago Bernabeu in this summer’s transfer window. DAILY POST had reported that Ramos is set to leave Real Madrid after clashing with the club’s president, Florentino Perez, on several occasion. The Spain international could leave Zidane’s men after 14 years at the club to join Premier League giants, Liverpool or Manchester United this summer ahead of next season. However, Marca is now reporting that Zidane held a long discussion with Ramos at the end of the recent Spanish season in an attempt to persuade the 33-year-old to remain at Madrid next season. The Spain newspaper claimed that Zidane “reacted positively” to his captain’s doubts and will make every effort to create a...
Make Me The Best Highest Paid player – Real Madrid Star begs Zidane
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Make Me The Best Highest Paid player – Real Madrid Star begs Zidane

Real Madrid striker, Karim Benzema, has urged the club’s manager, Zinedine Zidane, to make him the best highest paid player at Santiago Bernabeu. According to Fox Sports, Benzema wants to earn 17 million euros per season thus becoming the highest paid player among Zidane’s men. The report claimed that the 31-year-old is behind Gareth Bale, who is currently the best highest paid Real player, Sergio Ramos, Luka Modric and Toni Kroos. The report also claimed that Real Madrid president, Florentino Perez, is unwilling to pay 17 million euros to Benzema, but Zidane believes that the striker deserves it. Benzema scored 30 goals, assisted 11 in over 53 appearances for Real Madrid this season. The France international’s current contract at Real Madrid will exp...
Sergio Ramos in Shock Move to Premier League Giants From Real Madrid Next Season
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Sergio Ramos in Shock Move to Premier League Giants From Real Madrid Next Season

Real Madrid  captain, Sergio Ramos could leave the club to join Premier League giants, Liverpool or Manchester United this summer’s transfer window ahead of next season. DAILY POST had reported that Ramos is set to leave Real Madrid after clashing with the club’s president, Florentino Perez on several occasion. However, Marca is now reporting that Liverpool and Manchester United have made an approach to sign the defender this summer. The Spain newspaper claimed that the both English clubs have made contact with Ramos’s representatives, adding that the 33-year-old is unsure whether to stay at Real next season. The report also claimed that Serie A champions, Juventus have also expressed an interest in signing the Spain internati...
Tottenham defender Sanchez looks to Ramos for inspiration ahead of Champions League final
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Tottenham defender Sanchez looks to Ramos for inspiration ahead of Champions League final

The Spurs centre-back has been studying DVDs of the Real Madrid star ahead of the upcoming clash with Liverpool Tottenham’s Davinson Sanchez has admitted he’s looking to his idol Sergio Ramos for inspiration ahead of the Champions League final against Liverpool. The Spurs centre-back has described his fellow defender’s playing style as “unbelievable”, and says the Real Madrid man harbours the kind of mentality required to win at all costs. Ramos was painted as the bad guy in the same fixture last year after his now infamous clash with Mohamed Salah – a tangle that led to the Egyptian leaving the field injured with just over half-an-hour played.
Four Players Threaten to Quit Real Madrid if Mourinho Replaces Solari
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Four Players Threaten to Quit Real Madrid if Mourinho Replaces Solari

  Real Madrid captain, Sergio Ramo, will push for a summer exit, if the club appoints Jose Mourinho to replace under-fire Santiago Solari, SportsMail reports. Ramos fought with Mourinho when he coached the club between 2010-2013 and has already clashed with President Florentino Perez, over plans to bring him back. Despite the fact that Mourinho courted Gareth Bale in 2017 when he was at Manchester United, the Welshman is another player believed not to welcome the managerial change. And two other veterans from Mourinho’s last spell in charge, Marcelo and Karim Benzema, have also opposed the idea. However, Perez has told the players they will have no voice in the appointment. He is expected to meet with his club directors on...
Ramos Set to Dump Madrid if Mourinho Steps in
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Ramos Set to Dump Madrid if Mourinho Steps in

Jose Mourinho’s return to Real Madrid will shatter an already splintered squad with several senior players saying privately they will leave in the summer if he arrives. Captain Sergio Ramos fought with Mourinho when he coached the club between 2010-2013 and has already taken on President Florentino Perez over plans to bring him back. Ramos will push for a move this summer when he will be one year from the end of his contract. Despite the fact that Mourinho courted Gareth Bale in 2017 when he was at Manchester United the Welshman is another believed not to welcome the managerial change. And two other veterans from Mourinho’s last spell in charge, Marcelo and Karim Benzema have also opposed the idea. However, Perez has told the players they will have no voice in th...
Mourinho distances self from Real Madrid return
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Mourinho distances self from Real Madrid return

Jose Mourinho has not spoken to Real Madrid but has admitted he is ‘proud’ that their supporters chanted his name. Los Blancos fans called for the Portuguese boss to return after their 4-1 thumping at the hands of Ajax on Tuesday night. The defeat saw Real Madrid exit the Champions League at the last-16 stage after winning it in three consecutive seasons. Mourinho, however, has distanced himself from reports that he is returning to the Santiago Bernabeu. ‘The chants? I am proud, but Real Madrid have a coach,’ Mourinho told El Chiringuito TV outside his house in London. ‘Obviously I am proud, when you hear your name in that context, but there is nothing more than that because there has been nothing, not even the minimum contact. ‘I have not spoken to anyone and there a lot...
Ajax Coach Reveals Real Madrid Player Responsible For 4-1 Defeat
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Ajax Coach Reveals Real Madrid Player Responsible For 4-1 Defeat

Ajax manager, Erik ten Hag, had admitted that they probably wouldn’t have stood a chance against Real Madrid in Spain, if their captain Sergio Ramos did not get himself suspended. According to Ten Hag, they took “maximum advantage” of Ramos’ absence, in their 4-1 win over Real on Tuesday night. Ramos was suspended after picking up a booking in the first leg against Ajax and will be banned for one more European game, after he suggested he received the caution on purpose. The Blancos captain watched on from a box as Solari’s side capitulated and his replacement at centre-back, Nacho, was sent off in the closing stages. Ajax raced into a three-goal lead, thanks to strikes from Hakim Ziyech, David Neres and Dusan Tadic. Marco Asensio pulled one back for Madrid, before Lasse ...
Real Madrid Manager Reveals Why They Lost 4-1 to Ajax
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Real Madrid Manager Reveals Why They Lost 4-1 to Ajax

Real Madrid manager, Santiago Solari, has said they missed captain Sergio Ramos, in their 4-1 defeat to Ajax on Tuesday evening. Ramos was suspended after picking up a booking in the first leg against Ajax and will be banned for one more European game, after he suggested he received the caution on purpose. The Blancos captain watched on from a box as Solari’s side capitulated and his replacement at centre-back, Nacho, was sent off in the closing stages. Speaking after the game, Solari said: “Without talking bad about any player, of course we missed the captain. “It’s still a painful week, the fans have been spectacular, they’ve been supporting a difficult moment, they have not caught up with us. “They are three times European champions, today we have been eliminated, it ...
UEFA Slams Sergio Ramos with Two-match Ban
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UEFA Slams Sergio Ramos with Two-match Ban

Sergio Ramos has been given a two-game ban by UEFA “for clearly receiving a yellow card on purpose” during Real Madrid’s Champions League tie at Ajax. Ramos fouled Kasper Dolberg in the 89th minute with Real 2-1 up, meaning he is suspended for the last-16 second leg. The Spain defender, 32, told reporters afterwards he would “be lying if I said I didn’t force (the booking)”. UEFA opened an investigation and gave him with an additional one-match ban for obtained a booking deliberately. By picking up a suspension at this stage, Ramos reduced the risk of missing a potentially more important match later in the competition, as all bookings are wiped following the quarter-final stage. But should Champions League holders Real progress to the last eight, Ramos would be unavail...
UEFA Investigating Sergio Ramos over Booking Comments
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UEFA Investigating Sergio Ramos over Booking Comments

UEFA is investigating comments from Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos after it was suggested he was booked on purpose late in Wednesday’s Champions League last-16 first leg at Ajax. Ramos fouled Kasper Dolberg in the 89th minute with Real leading 2-1, earning a suspension for the second leg. A player who purposely obtains a booking can be banned for two games. Ramos said suggestions he intentionally played for the yellow card “hurts”, tweeting “I have not forced the card”. Earlier Ramos had told reporters he would “be lying if I said I didn’t force [the booking]”. On Thursday, Uefa said: “A disciplinary inquiry has been opened in connection with the statements made by Real Madrid player Sergio Ramos.” The Spain international was making his 600th appearance for Los Bla...
Real Beat Atletico Madrid to Seal First Wanda Win
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Real Beat Atletico Madrid to Seal First Wanda Win

It was derby glory for Real Madrid as they beat fierce rivals, Atletico Madrid, 3-1 to seal their first win at the Wanda Metropolitano. Gareth Bale’s 100th goal for the club helped secure the win to move them up to second in LaLiga. Los Blancos claimed a morale-boosting 1-1 draw at Barcelona in the Copa del Rey semi-final first leg on Wednesday and they produced another resilient display to beat Diego Simeone’s men on their own turf for the first time since their meeting at the Vicente Calderon in November 2016. Atletico conceded twice in a first half at the Wanda for the first time, as Sergio Ramos’ penalty added to Casemiro’s spectacular opener after Antoine Griezmann had equalised, with a little thanks to VAR. Madrid looked in control at the back under pressure in the se...
Real Madrid Star, Sergio Ramos To Marry Girlfriend, Pilar Rubio In June (Photo)
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Real Madrid Star, Sergio Ramos To Marry Girlfriend, Pilar Rubio In June (Photo)

Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos has announced his plans to marry model and TV presenter girlfriend Pilar Rubio next June. The couple, who have three children together, made the announcement on Antena 3 show El Hormiguero during an appearance by the footballer. 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. It's going to be a special wedding because we're special." He added: "It's a very special moment forus after being together for so long and forming such a fantastic family with three little ones who fill our lives with passion." "We felt it was the ideal moment and we wanted our children to enjoy it because when they were younger it's not something they would understand so much." Th...
Real Madrid vs Girona: What Sergio Ramos Said After Copa del Rey’s 4-2 Win
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Real Madrid vs Girona: What Sergio Ramos Said After Copa del Rey’s 4-2 Win

Real Madrid captain, Sergio Ramos has spoken on his side’s 4-2 victory over Girona in the Copa del Rey quarter-final first leg tie on Thursday. Goals from Lucas Vazquez (1), Ramos (2) and Karim Benzema (1) gave Real Madrid all three points against the Girona. However, goals from Alexander Lozano (1) and Alex Granell (1) were not enough to hand Girona a point against Santiago Solari’s side. “Taking a penalty in this manner is a way of expressing my individuality and the good moment I’m living through,” Ramos was quoted by Marca as saying at post-match. “I’m in a very comfortable personal moment right now. “These penalties keep coming, but I can’t get used to taking them in this way, I’ll have to put it to one side.” ...