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Sergio Ramos

  • Position: Defender
  • Squad number: 15
  • Date of birth: 30 March, 1986 (24 years old)
  • Height: 6'0" (183cm)

Tournament totals

Games played Shots on target | off target
7 Sergio Ramos
4|7 Sergio Ramos
0 As substitute
52|57 Total Spain
20 Most shots on target Diego Forlan
7 Total Spain
12 Most shots off target Asamoah Gyan, Cristiano Ronaldo, Wesley Sneijder
Goals Assists
0 Sergio Ramos
0 Sergio Ramos
8 Total Spain
5 Total Spain
6 Best Diego Forlan
Fouls by | on Cards yellow | red
14|15 Sergio Ramos
1|0 Sergio Ramos
68|125 Total Spain
8|0 Total Spain
20 Most fouls by Mark Van Bommel
25 Most fouls on Andres Iniesta

Spain games played

  1. Spain 0-1 Switzerland
    Wednesday, 16 June Match report
  2. Spain 2-0 Honduras
    Monday, 21 June Match report
  3. Chile 1-2 Spain
    Friday, 25 June Match report
  4. Spain 1-0 Portugal
    Tuesday, 29 June Match report
  5. Paraguay 0-1 Spain
    Saturday, 3 July Match report
  6. Germany 0-1 Spain
    Wednesday, 7 July Match report
  7. Netherlands 0-1 Spain
    Sunday, 11 July Match report

Player profile

A supremely athletic defender, Ramos has been an integral part of the Real Madrid and Spain sides for the last five years.

Right-back for his country, he returned to his original position of central defender for his club in 2009/10 following an injury to Pepe and the arrival of full-back Alvaro Arbeloa and was back to his best as Real narrowly missed out on the league title.

The only criticism of him is his disciplinary record. His 13 bookings and one sending off in 2009/10 took his tally to 63 yellow cards and nine red in five seasons at the Bernabeu, having joined the club from Sevilla on transfer deadline day in 2005.

In April last year he publicly apologised to Real Madrid’s fans after leaving during a league game against Real Valladolid to watch a bullfight. Ramos, who was suspended for the game, left early to see a matador friend in action.

He has 10 tattoos including the initials of his brother and sister on his left middle finger, alongside his own. His parent’s initials appear on his left arm.

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