‘Sergio Ramos is unique’- Luis Enrique

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Sergio Ramos achieved yet another major achievement in his sparkling career against the Netherlands where he came on as a substitute in Spain’s 1-1 draw.

Real Madrid legend got his 176th cap for Spain, which draws him level with former Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon as the most capped player for Europe nation.

Spain were held to a draw against the Netherlands with Donny van de Beek level out for Holland in second after Sergio Canales had given Spain the lead.

Luis Enrique praised Spain leader, the 35-year-old Ramos at full-time. Sergio Ramos is currently second on the list of all-time international record and is only eight caps behind Eygpt’s Ahmed Hassan has 184 caps.

‘Sergio is unique. He is on a different level,’ the former Barcelona boss said of the Madrid man.

‘The appearance record is only within the reach of those who are very gifted.’ 

In 2005, Ramos made his debut as the youngest player to play for Spain. Sergio Ramos was just 18 years old when he made his Spain debut, playing in a 3-0 win over China.

Ramos played a major role for successive years of Spain, where winning two European Championships and the World Cup respectively.

Ramos first took captainship of Spain in 2010, against South Korea, and took up the armband full-time ahead of the 2018 World Cup. Ramos is also his Spain’s eighth-highest scorer, with 23 goals.


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