The news moved the entire football world. Last night, Real Madrid finally put an end to the Sergio Ramos soap opera by announcing that his defender would leave the Spanish giant after sixteen years of good and loyal service. An officialization that left no one indifferent, because few people imagined the 2010 world champion packing up. But it’s a fact, Ramos won’t be wearing the Merengue jersey next season.
Winner of 4 Champions Leagues, 5 Spanish Championships, 4 Club World Cups, 3 UEFA Super Cups and 2 Copa del Rey, the Spanish international (180 caps, 23 goals) was logically entitled to a ceremony farewell worthy of the name. A very emotional event. Indeed, after President Florentino Pérez’s speech, SR4 appeared in front of his desk, but very quickly burst into tears.
Ramos very moved
Touched in the heart by his departure, Ramos was able to find his means to express himself. “The most difficult moment of my life has arrived. We are never prepared to say goodbye to Real Madrid. I arrived at 19, I was just a child. Today I am a man and I have a family that has always been with me. I would like to thank my family first, thank you for supporting me. I also want to thank the club and my president, my coaches, my coaches without whom nothing would have been possible ”, he said, before continuing.
“And how can we not thank the supporters. I saw all the messages, how can I not be moved? I would have liked to say goodbye to the Bernabéu. Thanks to Real Madrid, I will always have you in my heart. 22 titles acquired with sacrifice, effort and professionalism. A unique chapter that I will never relive is closing. I want to prove that I have the level for several more years. It’s not a farewell, it’s just a goodbye, because sooner or later I’ll be back. “