The iconic Spanish defender Sergio Ramos has finally returned to what was his first home, Sevilla FC, a team he became a rival of for more than 15 years while wearing the Real Madrid shirt, and with whom he He came to have several confrontations on the field, something for which he has apologized to the fans.
“I think I have made mistakes and I also want to take the opportunity to apologize in the first person. and apologize to any Sevilla player who has felt offended by things and gestures that I was able to do at the time”, said a veteran defender who signed for a season with the Andalusian team.
Among the gestures that Ramos refers to, we can remember when put his hands to his ears against Gol Norte (sector of the Ramón Sánchez Pizjuan stadium) after scoring a ‘Panenka’ style penalty in a Copa del Rey tie in 2007 after receiving endless insults from part of the stands.
Despite all the moments of tension that he experienced many times when he faced Sevilla as a visitor, the 37-year-old defender He described his return to the club as “a very special day” and “very exciting” since it means his return “home”.
“I’m finally coming home and I’m looking forward to that moment to feel the Sevilla shirt again and put this shield on my chest again. It’s been 18 years since I left. I believe that we are all in the same boat, that we are all the same family, and we have too many people outside to fight against each other.“, he pointed out.
On the other hand, Sergio Ramos explained the reason why he chose the Andalusian team where he will earn close to a million dollars for a season and rejected offers from Saudi Arabia and Turkey plus more than $10 and $19 million dollars, respectively.
“It was not only a debt that I had with myself, but also with my family, with my grandfather, who made me a Sevilla supporter since I was little, with my father, and from now on I think it didn’t make sense to take another path, to take another direction, other than going through my house. I hope to see you very soon, I am here to give my best and try to achieve the objectives with the team. A very big greeting”, sentenced the Sevilla youth squad.
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