|Full Name||Sergio Ramos Garcia|
|Date of Birth||March 30, 1986|
|Birth Place||Camas, Spain|
|Height||1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Debut||February 1, 2004|
Sergio Ramos is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a center-back for Ligue 1 side Paris Saint-Germain (PSG). Ramos is regarded as one of the best defenders of his generation and is renowned for his aerial threat, interceptions, leadership, and physicality.
Sergio Ramos was born on March 30, 1986, in the Andalusian city of Camas, Spain. Ramos was a talented footballer from a young age and joined his local team, Sevilla FC's youth academy, when he was just 14 years old.
Ramos began his professional career with Sevilla FC in 2004. He played one season for the club, during which he made 41 appearances and scored two goals. His performances caught the attention of Real Madrid, who signed him in the summer of 2005.
Ramos joined for a then-record fee of €27 million. He quickly established himself as a key player for the team, playing mainly as a center-back but also occasionally as a right-back. Over the course of his 16-year career with Real Madrid, Ramos won numerous domestic and international titles, including five La Liga titles, two Copa del Rey titles, and four UEFA Champions League trophies.
Ramos was also known for his leadership skills and was appointed as the captain of Real Madrid in 2015 after the departure of Iker Casillas. In his tenure with Los Blancos, he made 671 appearances, scoring an impressive 101 goals.
On July 8, 2021, Ramos signed a two-year contract with PSG. Due to a series of injury issues, he has to wait till the end of November that year to make his debut against Saint-Etienne.
Ramos made his debut for the Spanish national team on March 26, 2005, in a 3-0 victory over China. He thus became the youngest player to debut for Spain in more than 55 years.
Ramos played a vital role in Spain's triumphs at the 2008 and 2012 UEFA European Championships. He scored a crucial penalty in the final of the 2008 tournament against Germany and was vital in the back to ensure Spain won both competitions.
He was also an integral part of the Spanish team that won their first-ever FIFA World Cup in 2010. He played every minute of every game and scored a crucial penalty in the shootout against Portugal in the round of 16.
He also featured in future tournaments like the 2014 and 2018 editions of the World Cup, the 2016 Euros, and the UEFA Nations League, however Spain were unable to win any competition.
Ramos made his last international appearance on March 31, 2021, in a 3-1 win over Kosovo during the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification campaign. Due to his injury issues after this, he was excluded from the 2020 Euros and 2022 FIFA World Cup squads.
On February 23, 2023, he was forced to announce his retirement. He made 180 appearances, scoring 23 goals.
Ramos made 180 appearances for the Spanish national team, which is the most in the country's history.
Ramos holds the record for the most red cards in La Liga history, with 20 send-offs in his career.
Ramos has scored 72 goals in La Liga, which is the most by a defender in the league's history.
Ramos scored 7 goals in the 2016-17 season, which is the most by a defender in a single season in La Liga history.
|Real Madrid||La Liga: 2006–07, 2007–08, 2011–12, 2016–17, 2019–20|
|Copa del Rey: 2010–11, 2013–14|
|Supercopa de España: 2008, 2012, 2017, 2019–2020|
|UEFA Champions League: 2013–14, 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18|
|UEFA Super Cup: 2014, 2016, 2017|
|FIFA Club World Cup: 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018|
|Paris Saint-Germain||Ligue 1: 2021–22|
|Trophée des Champions: 2022|
|Spain U19||UEFA European Under-19 Championship: 2004|
|Spain||FIFA World Cup: 2010|
|UEFA European Championship: 2008, 2012|
|Individual||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|
|La Liga Team of the Season: 2015–16|
|UEFA La Liga Team of the Season: 2016–17, 2019–20|
|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 World's Highest Scoring Defender of the 21st century: 2001–2020|
|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|
|Globe Soccer Awards "Best Defender of All Time"|
Ramos is known for his love of tattoos and has several tattoos on his body, including his children's names and portraits of his family members. He is also a big music fan and has expressed his admiration for artists such as AC/DC and Bruce Springsteen.
Off the field, Ramos is involved in various charitable causes. He is an ambassador for the UNICEF and has also launched his own foundation called the Sergio Ramos Foundation, which aims to help disadvantaged children and young people in Spain.
As of 2023, his net worth is estimated to be around $80 million.
He was born to Jose Maria Ramos, a former professional footballer who played for Sevilla FC, and Paqui Ramos. Ramos has an older brother named Rene Ramos, who is also a football agent.
Ramos has been married to Pilar Rubio since 2019, and the couple has four children together - Sergio Jr., Marco, Alejandro, and Maximo Adriano.
Ramos owns a luxurious mansion in La Moraleja, a wealthy suburb of Madrid. The mansion reportedly has six bedrooms, seven bathrooms, a swimming pool, a gym, a cinema, and a large garden.
In addition to his main residence, Ramos also owns a holiday home in his hometown of Camas, near Seville. The property features a large garden, a swimming pool, and a tennis court.