Football in Spain: Why Ramos is so important for Real Madrid

There was a time when Sergio Ramos was mainly for jokes well. One went like this: "Nasa would like to thank Sergio Ramos. With his penalty kick into space he c

Football in Spain: Why Ramos is so important for Real Madrid

There was a time when Sergio Ramos was mainly for jokes well. One went like this: "Nasa would like to thank Sergio Ramos. With his penalty kick into space he changed the career of a dangerous meteorite.“ The joke dates back to the year 2012. The Central defender of Real Madrid had to shoot the Ball against Bayern in the Champions League on penalties in the clouds threshed, and later met Schweinsteiger, Bayern were in the final, and Ramos had to listen to ridicule and Häme.

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But hardly anyone remembers in Madrid today. Ramos is Sagittarius the Rock in the defence and unerring penalty. Real win Madrid this Thursday (21.00 at DAZN) with a victory in the home match against FC Villarreal in the championship, this would to a large extent a merit of the captain.

Already, the inner defender is the first penalty taker at Real Madrid. 35 penalties he has shot in his career, only four of them went into the net. One of his most important hits from that point, he should have at the beginning of the month in Bilbao achieved. As he struck the Ball and placed it in the left corner, and secured his team three crucial points in the fight for the championship. Ramos but Ramos, he would not play for the penalty close to the border with the rule of conformity. He starts delayed, then the run to the extreme, look to the goalkeeper and shoots only. Is allowed to delay the start-up of the rules, he may not, however, remain.

With his game at the border for a rule violation, Ramos was at the latest in 2018 in the Champions League final against Liverpool is world-famous. He hooked the two fight on the forearm of the Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah, tear him to the ground and injured him severely in the shoulder. Previously he had used the elbow against goalkeeper Loris Karius. But "a Foul is when the referee whistles", according to this ancient rule, die-hard defenders alive, Sergio Ramos has always been – and the actions against Liverpool remained unpunished.

However, the referees observe the hothead is not less critical than other professionals: He is in the history of Real Madrid, the player with the most Red cards. 26 Times he had to because of Red or Yellow-Red from the square, 212 Time, the referee showed him the Yellow card. He is also the most prolific defenders in Spain. 97 goals he has scored since he wrote at Seville his first professional contract, 54 per head. Some of the hits was a title of value, such as a he 2014 in the final of the Champions League against Atlético Madrid in the 93rd. Minute, the balance to 1:1 with his head. In extra time Real Madrid won 4-1.

Updated Date: 16 July 2020, 05:19

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