An extended-serving performer at Santiago Bernabeu believes he would have extra medals to his title if an Argentine icon was not at Cano Nou
Sergio Ramos admits that Lionel Messi has made Actual Madrid endure down the years, with the Blancos captain of the opinion that he would have “extra titles” to his title had an iconic Argentine not been at Barcelona.
An extended-serving performer at Santiago Bernabeu has not carried out badly on the trophy entrance down the years, with home and continental success at membership degree complemented by World Cup and European Championship glory on a world stage with Spain.
Ramos has four Champions League crowns to his name and five La Liga successes , however Messi has helped Barca to 10 title triumphs and made a behavior of dashing the desires of Clasico rivals down the years.
What has been stated?
Actual’s talismanic skipper has informed his documentary collection ‘The Legend of Sergio Ramos’ : “We have suffered in opposition to Messi throughout these years.
“Maybe if Barcelona did not have him, we might have gained extra titles.
“There was a time once we confronted one of the best Barcelona in historical past. We had an incredible coach like [Jose] Mourinho, nevertheless it was arduous for us to beat them.
“We did not win a lot and there was a whole lot of rigidity, brought on by both them or by us.”
What number of trophies has Ramos gained?
Alongside his Champions League and La Liga prizes, Ramos has additionally helped Actual to 2 Copa del Rey wins.
The UEFA Tremendous Cup has been claimed on three events, whereas the FIFA Membership World Cup has been hoisted aloft 4 instances.
Whereas taking in a record-setting 180 appearances for Spain, Ramos has sandwiched a World Cup success in 2010 between two European Championship triumphs.
In whole, he has gained 22 trophies at membership degree and an extra three together with his nation.
What’s subsequent for Ramos?
Actual are decided to defend their La Liga title in 2020-21, whereas a 3-1 lead has been established within the first leg of a Champions League quarter-final conflict with Liverpool.
Ramos can be hoping to play a big function in pushes for silverware down each of these paths, however he’s back on the sidelines at present with another muscle injury.
Questions are additionally being requested of how lengthy he can be sticking round within the Spanish capital.
The 35-year-old will see his contract expire in the summer and no extension has been agreed as but as he continues to edge in the direction of free company.
Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain are among those to have seen moves for Ramos mooted as uncertainty reigns over his future on the Bernabeu.