Sergio Ramos

  • World Cup 2014: Spain's Ramos asks fans for forgiveness 19-06-2014 04:44 PM

    Rio de Janeiro: Spain defender Sergio Ramos asked the Spanish fans for forgiveness following his side's elimination from the FIFA World Cup after the defending champions lost 0-2 to Chile in a Group B match at the Maracana Stadium here on Wednesday. "We apologise to all the Spaniards who in...
  • World Cup 2014: Torres, Ramos confident of Spain bouncing back 14-06-2014 04:47 PM

    Spanish striker Fernando Torres struggled to put up a brave front after a rude shock in their World Cup opening encounter against the Netherlands and hoped that the defending champions would bounce back strongly like they did four years ago in South Africa. Spain Friday suffered a shocking 1-5 thrashing...
  • World Cup 2014: Spain defence implodes in heaviest loss since '50 14-06-2014 03:19 AM

    Salvador: Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas crawled and scrambled in vain, Gerard Pique was beaten for pace and Sergio Ramos made a series of blunders. Whatever happened to Spain's usually rock-solid defense? A backline that helped Spain win its last three major tournaments was totally ripped to shreds in a 5-1...
  • World Cup: Spain looking for revenge against Brazil, says Sergio Ramos 11-06-2014 10:54 AM

    Despite being the reigning champions, Spain have revenge on their mind, experienced defender Sergio Ramos said on Tuesday from Curitiba, where he was named as a UNICEF ambassador. Spain may have won the World Cup in South Africa four years ago but last year they were humbled 3-0 by hosts...
  • Real Madrid rally to snatch Champions League title from Atletico Madrid 4-1 25-05-2014 02:53 AM

    Real Madrid broke down Atletico Madrid's resistance in extra time to win the Champions League final 4-1 on Saturday and finally deliver the club's record 10th European title. Real struck three times in the second period of extra time, through Gareth Bale's header in the 110th minute, Marcelo's shot in...
  • Real Madrid destroy Bayern Munich 5-0 on aggregate to reach Champions League final 30-04-2014 02:24 AM

    Munich: Sergio Ramos and Cristiano Ronaldo scored two goals apiece as Real Madrid advanced to the Champions League final by stunning title holder Bayern Munich 4-0 on Tuesday. Real completed a 5-0 aggregate victory and will now play either Chelsea or Atletico Madrid in the May 24 final in Lisbon....
  • 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...
  • Real Madrid coach refuses to discuss Ramos 23-09-2012 01:40 PM

    Madrid: Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho has defended his decision to leave central defender Sergio Ramos out of the side that defeated Manchester City and hinted he was prepared to do the same when his side play Rayo Vallecano on Sunday. Ramos was left out on Tuesday and replaced by...
  • Real need to snap out of malaise quickly: Ramos 16-09-2012 07:46 PM

    Madrid: Real Madrid's players need to take on board Jose Mourinho's criticisms and lift their game, Spain defender and a leading figure in the Bernabeu squad, Sergio Ramos, has said. The Spanish champions slumped to their second La Liga defeat of the campaign in a 1-0 reverse at Sevilla on...