SPAIN: Spain’s legendary footballer, Sergio Ramos, has announced his retirement from international football after being informed by the new manager, Luis de la Fuente, that he will not be a part of the team’s plans.
Ramos, who holds the record for being Spain’s most-capped player, has represented the nation 180 times and played a crucial role in Spain’s World Cup and Euro victories.
Ramos broke the news of his retirement via social media, stating that he received a call from the new coach, who told him that he wouldn’t count on him, regardless of his level of performance or how he continued his sporting career.
The Spaniard said that he was sad that his career was coming to an end. He also said that he admired older football players like Modric, Messi, and Pepe, who still play well.
Although Ramos played a vital part in Spain’s success in the past, team management was dropped from the national squads for Euro 2020 and the 2022 World Cup.
Spain has struggled in recent years, and their shock defeat against Morocco eliminated them from the World Cup.
After the defeat, Luis Henrique stepped down as manager, and the new manager, Luis de la Fuente, informed Ramos that he would not be a part of his plans for the future.
The center-back made his Spain debut in 2005 and quickly established himself as one of the best defenders in the world.
He played a critical role in Spain’s World Cup victory in the 2010 FIFA World Cup. He was instrumental in Spain’s European Championship wins in 2008 and 2012.
Ramos’ leadership, skill, and experience were instrumental in Spain’s success over the years.
Ramos’ announcement has come as a shock to football fans worldwide, as many still consider him to be one of the game’s best defenders. Although he will no longer represent Spain, the footballer will continue to play for his club team, PSG, in Ligue 1.
Ramos’ retirement from international football marks the end of an era for Spain as they look to rebuild their team and return to their former glory.
Spanish football will remember Ramos’ contribution over the years for a long time to come, and his legacy as one of the greatest defenders in the game will live on.
Football fans worldwide will miss watching him play, but his impact on the sport will continue to inspire future generations of players.
Sergio Ramos’ retirement from international football has come as a shock to the football world. His contribution to Spain’s success over the years cannot be overstated by the statistics, and his legacy as one of the greatest defenders in the game will live on.
While his retirement marks the end of an era for Spanish football, his impact on the sport will continue to be felt for years to come.