Sergio Ramos

  • El Clasico: Lionel Messi hat-trick guides Barcelona to 4-3 win at Real Madrid 24-03-2014 03:28 AM

    Madrid: Lionel Messi scored a hat trick to give Barcelona a 4-3 win at 10-man Real Madrid in an electrifying and contentious "clasico" match that kept the three-way Spanish league title race wide open. The result means Atletico Madrid now tops the table, with Madrid level on points in second...
  • Real Madrid defence still a concern for coach Ancelotti 28-11-2013 02:06 PM

    Madrid: Real Madrid may have strolled into the Champions League last 16 with a 4-1 win at home to Galatasaray on Wednesday but coach Carlo Ancelotti levelled some sharp criticism at centre backs Sergio Ramos and Pepe after the game. While the nine-times European champions have had little trouble finding...
  • 10-man Real Madrid beat Galatasaray 4-1 in Champions League 28-11-2013 08:30 AM

    Madrid: Real Madrid overcame Sergio Ramos' early sending off and Cristiano Ronaldo's absence to seal their spot in the Champions League last 16 with a 4-1 hammering of Galatasaray on Wednesday. Ramos had the hosts in trouble after seeing a red card just 26 minutes in when he sent Umut...
  • Spain heavyweights upbeat on FIFA World Cup defence 13-11-2013 07:39 PM

    Madrid: Spain have what it takes to defend their title at next year's World Cup in Brazil, four of the team's key players said on Wednesday. Captain and goalkeeper Iker Casillas, centre back Sergio Ramos, midfielder Xabi Alonso and forward David Villa all sounded an upbeat note at the unveiling...
  • Brazil beat Spain 3-0 to win Confederations Cup 01-07-2013 05:31 AM

    Rio de Janeiro: Fred scored two goals, Neymar added another and host Brazil defeated world champions Spain 3-0 to win the Confederations Cup on Sunday night as protesters clashed with riot police outside Maracana Stadium. Brazil, a five-time world champion, beat the reigning world and European champions and ended Spain's...
  • Italians will come after us, says Spain coach Del Bosque 24-06-2013 10:11 PM

    Fortaleza, Brazil: Spain coach Vicente del Bosque knows what to expect in the Confederations Cup semi-final against Italy, a rematch of last year's European championship final in which Spain trounced Italy 4-0 to claim its second straight European title. "Well, this happened over a year ago," Del Bosque said. "They've...
  • Ramos handles media after Mourinho's absence 17-05-2013 09:38 AM

    Madrid: Better known for his tough tackles, powerful heading ability and nerves of steel when taking penalties, Sergio Ramos appeared in the conference room to represent the club and deftly handled a string of awkward questions. "If I am here it is for a reason. I can also answer questions...
  • Dortmund beat Real 4-3 on aggregate to reach Champions League final 01-05-2013 02:11 AM

    Madrid: Borussia Dortmund survived a stirring Real Madrid fightback to book their place in the Champions League final on Tuesday when they conceded two late goals to lose 2-0 at the Bernabeu but went through 4-3 on aggregate. Real looked down and out before substitute Karim Benzema scored from close...
  • Ibrahimovic's one-man show sinks England 15-11-2012 08:50 AM

    London: Zlatan Ibrahimovic illuminated a low-key night of international friendlies on Wednesday, scoring an audacious overhead kick from 30 yards to cap his four-goal display in Sweden's 4-2 win over England. Ibrahimovic's one-man show in Stockholm - featuring what both his opponents and pundits hailed as one of the greatest...