Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) announced on Friday evening the departure of its Spanish defender, Sergio Ramos, on the eve of the last day of Ligue 1.
“Paris Saint-Germain warmly greets Sergio Ramos, who is preparing to leave the capital after two seasons defending the colors of the Club”, wrote the Parisian club in a press release.
The announcement of his departure comes the day after the confirmation by the PSG coach of the end of the Parisian adventure of the Argentine star, Lionel Messi, who will play his last match with the capital club this Saturday at the Parc des princes
“Paris Saint-Germain is delighted to have seen Sergio Ramos defend his colors with such determination,” said the same source.
“Wearing the Red and Blue jersey for the past two years has been a wonderful experience. I had an unforgettable adventure in Paris and I want to thank you all for your support and love,” said the Spaniard, quoted in the press release.
“We would like to express our immense gratitude to Sergio Ramos for the two years he spent with us,” reacted Nasser Al-Khelaïfi, president of Paris Saint-Germain.
Sergio’s leadership, team spirit and professionalism, combined with his experience at the highest level, make him a true footballing legend and it was an honor to have him in Paris. Everyone at the club wishes him the best, he added.
With the Rouge & Bleu, the former Real Madrid defender added to his exceptional record with two Ligue 1 titles and a Champions Trophy.
A native of Camas, Andalusia, Sergio Ramos wrote the first lines of his legend in Seville, his training club, before joining Madrid, the Spanish capital, where he remained for 16 years. Over the seasons, Ramos has established himself as one of the best defenders in the world, scoring 101 goals in 671 matches in all competitions.
Captain of Real Madrid between 2015 and 2021, he helped his team to win, among other things, 4 Champions League between 2014 and 2018 and La Liga 5 times (2007, 2008, 2012, 2017 and 2020).
With the Spanish selection, he won Euro 2008, the 2010 World Cup and Euro 2012. Scorer 23 times with his national team, he remains, 18 years after his debut, the most capped player in history de la Roja with 180 selections.
Arrived in Paris on July 8, 2021, “SR4”, a very great professional, was able to bring experience, rigor, but also a competitive soul, driven by a sense of sacrifice and the hunger to win everything, underlines PSG.