Madrid, July 17
Sergio Ramos has vowed to remain at Real Madrid till he retires after lifting his fifth La Liga title with the membership and at 34, having performed as huge a job as anybody of their newest triumph, he’s displaying no indicators of slowing down.
Real’s captain since Iker Casillas left in 2015, Ramos has scored a career-best 10 objectives this season, together with 5 in Real’s relentless run of 10 consecutive wins for the reason that season resumed.
Yet at the same time as he has dedicated himself extra in assault, he has managed to largely iron out the haphazard parts of his defensive recreation that typically show to be Real’s undoing, as an alternative marshalling the perfect again line in Europe.
He has even prevented receiving any crimson playing cards within the league this season, no small feat for La Liga’s most despatched off participant of all time.
Ramos’ pivotal function in Real’s first title since 2017, sealed on Thursday once they beat Villarreal 2-1, will need to have felt all of the sweeter after final yr’s catastrophic season.
Then his facet completed 19 factors behind champions Barcelona and the defender was repeatedly caught out.
His wayward type led to extra uncertainty about his future with one-year remaining on his contract however that query has been settled.
“Ramos will be here for the rest of his life, everyone can relax,” stated Real Madrid president Florentino Perez.
“He is much more than a captain, he has been incredible as a leader. The team has unbelievable team spirit and that is all down to him.”
The title was the 22nd trophy Ramos has lifted with Real since becoming a member of from Sevilla in 2005 and, together with group mate Marcelo, he’s another piece of silverware from matching Paco Gento because the participant to have received probably the most trophies with the membership.
Given his need to remain, it’s an achievement nicely inside his attain.
“I will stay as long as the president wants me because I love it here,” stated Ramos.
“Everyone knows that I want to end my career here and I’m relaxed about it because I don’t think the club or me will cause any problems.” Reuters