Sergio Ramos Garcia, born on March 30, 1986, in Camas, Seville, Andalusia, is a Spanish international footballer. He plays for the Real Madrid football club and the Spanish national team as a defender. Ramos won his first cap for Spain at the age of just 18.
Sergio Ramos started his football career at Sevilla football club, emerging through the club’s youth system, and made his La Liga debut at the age of 17 on February 1, 2004, under manager Joaquin Caparros.
He rated amongst the top defenders in the world, his style, speed, determination, and self-confidence make him one of the most prolific Spanish defenders of all time.
Sergio Ramos was named as the UEFA’s best new player of 2004-05, including the La Liga Don Balon Award in 2005 and the UEFA’s 2005-06 All-Worlds Defensive player of the year.
Sergio Ramos was also named in the UEFA Team of the year and the FIFA team of the year Awards in 2008. In the 2010 FIFA World Cup, he was the Castrol Index winner and also honored with the award of FIFA World Cup All-Star Team of 2010.
Real Madrid football club saw Ramos as the perfect center-back and signed him in the summer of 2005 for €27 million at the age of just 17, a record signing for any Spanish teenager.
Since then, the number 4 t-shirt player has been an example of dedication, hard work, and potential. Once on the field, he showcases great skills, leadership, amazing speed, and a driven force of scoring goals.
Ramos joined the Real Madrid football club as a center-back but soon transformed into a right-back due to his attacking instincts. He is a great player and a regular performer for his club and the national team, which makes him a great asset for any coach.
Ramos made his debut for the national team Spain on March 26, 2005, in a 3-0 friendly win against China at age of just 18, which makes him the youngest player to play for the national team in the last 55 years until Cesc Fabregas broke his record.