Tribute to Ramos for his record of matches with Spain

NEWS | 11/15/2019 | Rodrigo Salamanca

Ramón de Carranza wore a typhoon in honor of the captain, who is playing with a commemorative bracelet against Malta.

Sergio Bouquets He was honored in the prolegomena of Spain-Malta after last October 12 he made history by becoming the player who has defended the national team's shirt the most times. The captain, who had previously received a gold bracelet from the Royal Spanish Football Federation, is playing with a captain's bracelet that includes the figure of the 168 internationalities with which he broke the record.

Before the start of the match, the Ramón de Carranza stadium (Cádiz) cheered Ramos and chanted his name. In addition, a typhoon was deployed in the stands with a giant image of the captain posing with the World Cup and the two Eurocups.

Bouquets, which before Malta added 169 games with Spain, beat Casillas in the clash against Norway last month. His debut with the national team took place on March 26, 2005 against China (3-0) and was the first of his 125 victories, another record he leads in the national team. In addition, in these more than 14 years, it has 21 goals, a figure that places it among the top ten historical scorers. It also has a spectacular record with a World Cup and two European Cups.

Ramos: "It is a pride and an illusion to wear this shirt"

“After so many years with the national team, I still have the same pride and enthusiasm every time I wear the shirt of my country. I feel very fortunate to captain this team. In his day we had the opportunity to win everything and hopefully a new era with a splendid and unique new group. Now we have a European Championship ahead and we are confident that it can be won. Thank you very much for this detail and thanks to all the teammates who have been part of my career with the national team. ”

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