Sergio Ramos confesses that Lionel Messi has actually made Real Madrid suffer down the years, with the Blancos captain of the viewpoint that he would have “more titles” to his name had a renowned Argentine not been at Barcelona.
A long-serving entertainer at Santiago Bernabeu has actually refrained from doing severely on the prize front down the years, with domestic and continental success at club level matched by World Cup and European Championship magnificence on a worldwide phase with Spain.
Ramos has 4 Champions League crowns to his name and 5 La Liga successes, however Messi has actually assisted Barca to 10 title victories and made a practice of rushing the imagine Clasico competitors down the years.
What has been stated?
Real’s talismanic skipper has informed his documentary series ‘The Legend of Sergio Ramos’: “We’ve suffered against Messi during these years.
“Perhaps if Barcelona didn’t have him, we would have won more titles.
“There was a time when we faced the best Barcelona in history. We had a great coach like [Jose] Mourinho, but it was hard for us to beat them.
“We didn’t win much and there was a lot of tension, caused by either them or by us.”
How lots of prizes has Ramos won?
Alongside his Champions League and La Liga rewards, Ramos has actually likewise assisted Real to 2 Copa del Rey wins.
The UEFA Super Cup has actually been declared on 3 celebrations, while the FIFA Club World Cup has actually been raised up 4 times.
While taking in a record-setting 180 looks for Spain, Ramos has actually sandwiched a World Cup success in 2010 in between 2 European Championship victories.
In overall, he has actually won 22 prizes at club level and a more 3 with his nation.
What is next for Ramos?
Real are figured out to protect their La Liga title in 2020-21, while a 3-1 lead has actually been developed in the very first leg of a Champions League quarter-final clash with Liverpool.
Ramos will be wanting to play a considerable function in promotes flatware down both of those courses, however he is back on the sidelines at present with another muscle injury.
Questions are likewise being asked of the length of time he will be staying in the Spanish capital.
The 35-year-old will see his agreement end in the summer season and no extension has actually been concurred yet as he continues to edge towards totally free company.
Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain are amongst those to have actually seen relocations for Ramos mooted as unpredictability rules over his future at the Bernabeu.