Sergio Ramos recently became the most capped Spanish international player in history with 168 matches under his belt.
Ramos took over the record of most capped Spanish international from his former teammate Iker Casillas.
Plaudits for the Real Madrid captain are coming from all sides. However, he’ll be thrilled to hear what his club’s president, Florentino Perez had to say about him.
According to the Spanish newspaper Marca Florentino said of Ramos:
“Beyond just his condition, which we can all see.
“Technically and physically, he has other aspects like his ambition and his leadership which have made him a legend not just for Real Madrid and Spain, but for world football.
“All of these conditions keep going for him like he is just starting out and I’m convinced the Sergio Ramos legend will continue.”
Ramos addressed the question of the future of his career earlier, where he commented:
“I still have that same ambition to keep winning and improving and that’s what keeps me here, that dream I’ve had since I was a kid.
“It makes me very happy, it’s flown by, I’ve had unique moments and will be eternally grateful to football.”
The former Seville man will look to build on his success at Madrid, as the team is currently leading La Liga.
However, unlike previous seasons, Real Madrid’s Champions League knockout qualification seems endangered as Los Blancos only managed to win a single point from the opening two matches.
Spain, on the other end, is having an easy qualifier and they’re considered one of the main favorites for the upcoming Euro 2020.
The Spanish national team will face Sweden, as the Swedes are still in the competition for the second spot in the group. However, with Ramos still going strong, La Roja would be eager to draw inspiration from the veteran centre-back.