Sergio Ramos García

On February 22, 2018, Real Madrid won 3-1 Club Deportivo Leganés(S.A.D.) and it was ranked the third place in La Liga. Cristiano Ronaldo was rested and the captain Ramos was back. He scored by a penalty shot. Real Madrid has won three games continuously by now.

Real Madrid is a strong team competing in La Liga and the squad has won 33 titles of the Spanish top league. Besides, it gets UEFA Champions League twelve times. It is Real Madrid that has won the most championships of the sporting event. The club wins Copa del Rey 19 times, Supercopa de España ten times, four UEFA Super Cups and 5 FIFA Club World Cups. Real Madrid received the FIFA Centennial Order of Merit in 2004. It was named the FIFA Club of the 20th Century in December 2000 and awarded Best European Club of the 20th Century by the IFFHS in 2010.

According to the latest data, Real Madrid is ranked the fourth in World Clubs Ranking, which has been the No.1 for a long time. Unfortunately, Real Madrid missed the titles of La Liga and Copa del Rey in the 2017-18 season. Although the team played well increasingly with the aid of Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale didn’t perform best. Consequently , Real Madrid lost its position as the first one. On the other hand, Barcelona became the No.1 because of Messi’s 20 goals and 11 assists and Luis Alberto Suarez’s 17 goals.

Sergio Ramos García is a Spanish professional footballer as a defender. He is the captain of both Real Madrid and Spain national team. Due to his leadership, the two teams have won a few titles of major sporting events.

As a hard-working and talented player at football fields, Ramos helped Real Madrid get two successive titles of La Liga in 2006-07 and 2007-08 seasons where Ramos appeared 65 times and scored totally 10 goals. Besides that, Real Madrid got its first title of UEFA Champions League after 12 years in 2014 because of Ramos’s good performance. The successful club won the championship of FIFA Club World Cup in December 2014, too.

This legendary player also has made a contribution to his country. He helped Spain U-19 national team get the championship of the 2004 European Football Championship. Spain national team also won the 2010 World Cup with the aid of Ramos.

He is competent and aggressive and is gifted with good technical ability, as well as good distribution and crossing ability. Based on the Spanish sports newspaper Marca, FIFA’s official records confirmed that he was clocked at a sprinting speed of 30.6 kilometers per hour in 2015, making him one of the fastest footballers in the world at the time.

There is a total of ten tattoos on Ramos’ body and his favorite tattoo is the first letters of his father and mother and “7”, his lucky number, that are on the left arm. In his daily life, Ramos loves Flamenco, so he is called “pajero” or “gypsy” by his teammates. Ramos once said that if he did not play football, he would become a bullfighter. The bullfighting is popular in his hometown. Ramos is also a keen horse aficionado.

Raymond Kopa

Raymond Kopa was born in Nœux-les-Mines, France on Oct. 13, 1931. Born in a family of Polish immigrants, he followed steps of his brother and father to be a miner when he was young. After starting playing career from Angers, Kopa began cutting a striking figure in Spain in 1955. He experienced golden era of his playing career at Real Madrid, helping them winning three European Cups. For outstanding and distinguished performances in competitions, he was nicknamed the “Little Napoleon”. In his whole playing career with France national football team, Kopa won 18 goals in 45 matches. But for bad relationship with a footballer of France squad, he finally took off the France football shirt to devote himself to club career heart and soul.

Raymond Kopa

For distinguished competitive advantages, he claimed a place in the world football industry. Kopa’s individual efforts, agility, dynamic energy, skill of dribbling and speed left him one of the best footballers of his generation. He was a winner of Ballon d’Or and Légion d’honneur in 1958 and 1970 respectively. In 2004, he was wrote into the list of the 125 Greatest Living Footballers at a FIFA Awards Ceremony.

Lothar Matthäus

Lothar Herbert Matthäus was born in Erlangen, West Germany on Mar. 21, 1961. Inspired by world-class football star Franz Beckenbauer, Matthäus started playing football at the age of eleven. For poverty life of the family, he determined to lift their families out of poor, leaving him being a diligent person down to earth.

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Played as a professional midfielder, competitive advantages of Matthäus include passing, positional sense, powerful shooting and dynamic energy. All above factors contributed to his great success in football, winning respects, love and esteem from spectators and loyal football fans from across the world. Lothar Herbert Matthäus was widely regarded as one of greatest footballers of his generation. After helping West Germany at the 1990 FIFA World Cup, he was awarded the title of European Footballer of the Year. As the most capped footballer in Germany football shirt, he won 23 goals in 150 appearances. He was also a member of FIFA 100 list named by Pelé for excellent performances.

Gianni Rivera

Gianni Rivera was born in Alessandria, Italy on Aug. 18, 1943. He started football career from Alessandria in 1959, mostly played as football midfielder. Experienced most of his club career at A.C. Milan, he also enjoyed a highly successful career with in domestic and European football, achieving numerous honors, accolades, titles and trophies.

Pulling on Italy football shirt, he was capped 60 times from 1962 to 1974, winning 14 goals for the Italy national football team. During this period, he participated in World Cups four times for Italy, including the 1962 FIFA World Cup, 1966 FIFA World Cup, 1970 FIFA World Cup and the 1974 FIFA World Cup. Known for elegant style, creative offensive ability, efficiency and dynamic energy, he possessed excellent vision and distinguished techniques. He was widely regarded as the greatest footballer of his generation, claiming a place in the football development of Italy. As a winner of the Ballon d’Or in 1969, he became a number FIFA 100 greatest living footballers in 2004.

 

Clarence Seedorf

Clarence Seedorf was born in Paramaribo, Suriname on Apr. 1, 1976. As a world-class football player of Netherlands, he was widely regarded as one of the greatest footballers of his generation. He became a professional and celebrated midfielder of the FIFA 100 in 2004.

Seedorf started receiving normal football training aged six. He started professional football career for Ajax in the early 1990s, played as a right midfielder. For outstanding performances and competitive advantages, he was sought after among many famous and tremendous strength football clubs, such as Sampdoria, Real Madrid, Inter Milan and Milan, Botafogo.

For his diligence, versatile ability, stamina, extraordinary technique and dynamic energy, he was capped many times for Netherlands national football team, helping the team creating splendid achievements. After took off Netherlands football shirt, he was appointed as the head manager of Milan in 2014. Besides great success on football, he obtained master’s degree in Business, owning more abilities as we expected.

Romário

Romário was born on Jan. 29, 1966. Not only is he a well-known football player, but also he is a Brazilian politician. Under great reputation, he was widely regarded as one of the greatest footballers of his generation for outstanding performances on football fields. Known for diligence, extraordinary ability, dynamic energy, sophisticated technique and skillful shooting, he obtained many achievements for his team.

Having played an important role at the 1994 FIFA World Cup victory in Brazil, he turned to be a winner of FIFA Golden Ball. In the same year, he became a professional football player of FIFA World Player of the Year. He won the fifth place in an internet poll in the FIFA Player of the Century.

Before transferred to FC Barcelona, he developed his football playing career at PSV Eindhoven in the Netherlands in 1988. After played at PSV for five seasons, he became a member of Johan Cruyff‘s “Dream Team”. Besides, he was a critical football player for Brazil national football team, scoring 55 goals in 70 matches.