Widely considered a single of the greatest defenders of all time, Sergio Ramos showed his age in more methods than one particular towards Barcelona.
The four-time Champions League winner with Genuine Madrid hadn’t faced his aged Clasico rivals in virtually three several years, but was supplied a awful welcome back again with Sevilla.
The 37-12 months-old scored the only intention of the match in the Olimpic Stadium, but sadly for him, it was in his individual web.
Turning down a great deal of interest from the Saudi Professional League during the summer time transfer window, Ramos – who was a totally free agent soon after leaving Paris Saint-Germain – returned to boyhood club Sevilla.
So significantly matters have gone properly, serving to the Europa League kings back again to profitable ways due to the fact building his way into the commencing eleven.
But in opposition to Barca, he had the supreme display of how significantly time has passed given that he was a important player in a person of football’s biggest rivalries.
Turning the ball into his individual internet with just less than 15 minutes to participate in, Ramos did so off of a header down from Barcelona’s most current starlet Lamine Yamal.
The 16-yr-old is the club’s youngest-ever player, and appears to be set for an elite upcoming at the top rated of the activity, even scoring for Spain’s senior group in his incredibly quick job so far.
Ramos will have been absolutely gutted to have gifted Barcelona the three factors, but he’ll be just as shocked when he’s reminded of his past conference with Yamal.
Footage that rapidly lit up social media in Spain confirmed Ramos going for walks out with the youngster forward of a Clasico in 2016.
The activity at the Camp Nou took place a whole seven a long time back, when a visibly excited Yamal was just nine many years outdated.
The youngster gave a a bit timid smile to Ramos as he held his hand, right before strolling out in a t-shirt in tribute to Johan Cruyff who has just handed away.
Like several of Ramos’ Barcelona conferences, that a single was notably eventful, looking at him choose up 1 of his five profession crimson playing cards towards the Catalans, but going for walks absent with a 2-1 acquire many thanks to Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo.
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