You don’t need to be told who Sergio Ramos is, do you? The Spanish professional footballer has accomplished a lot with Real Madrid football club, making him one of the most famous defenders in the game. Although he’s widely acknowledged as a central defender, he also mounts the right-back position from time to time.
Yes, you know the Spaniard captains Real Madrid just as he does the Spainish national team but disregarding that, what do you know about the early days of his life, his family, the woman regarded as his wife, his kids and what have you?
This piece covers Sergio Ramos’ biography and other fascinating things one ought to know about him, including facts about his tattoos and interesting haircut.
Sergio Ramos Biography
The Spanish professional footballer was named Sergio Ramos García after his birth on 30th March 1986 to his parents, Paqui and José Maria Ramos. His place of birth was in Camas, Seville, Andalusia, Spain which was equally where he was brought up alongside his elder brother Rene Ramos and a sister named Miriam.
Growing up, Sergio dreamt of becoming a bullfighter. As his parents wouldn’t allow their son make a career out of the controversial sport, his brother introduced him to the world of soccer and the rest is history.
If you check the records, you will find that Ramos went through Sevilla FC’s youth academy, his senior career started in 2004. Following his outstanding defending performance in Sevilla, Real Madrid came for him the following year (2005). The club had to part with €27 million to have Ramos join Real. Sometime in August 2015, the soccer star inked a new five-year contract with the Spanish giant, he currently earns £200,000 every week.
Wife or Girlfriend, Is Ramos Married?
If there is anything a lot of people can’t tell about Sergio Ramos, it’s his marital status. While it is a common knowledge that the Spanish professional footballer has been romantically involved with Spanish journalist, Pilar Rubio Fernández since 2012, many can’t tell if the Ramos-Pilar affair has metamorphosed into the ultimate phase of them being life partners.
This is so irrespective of the fact that the two have been living together and have become parents to three children. The latest they welcomed is Alejandro who was born on the 25th of March 2018. Ramos announced his birth in an Instagram post wherein he reaffirmed his love for Pilar. Before Alejandro, they had Marco who was born on 14th November 2015 and Sergio who arrived the previous year (2014) on the 6th of May.
To the best of our knowledge, Ramos isn’t married to Pilar as there are no records of them having any celebration to mark the beginning of their life together as man and wife. Also, there is no hint that suggests the two are secretly married. But then, not being married is hardly an issue for the couple as they are happily in love and having a merrier life than most married couples.
The woman whom many have come to regard as Sergio Ramos’ wife was born on the 17th day of March in 1978 and her place of birth was in Autonomous Community of Madrid’s Torrejón de Ardoz, Spain. Beyond being known as Spanish TV presenter and reporter, Pilar is famous on several quarters as a model and an actress.
His Interesting Haircut and Tattoos
Regarded as one of the best big game players across the globe, Sergio Ramos isn’t only admired for his soccer skills which have seen him emerge as not just the captain of the Spanish giant, Real Madrid but as well that of the national football team of Spain.
The Spaniard is equally cherished for his looks and his hairstyle has been gaining a lot of attention. While his fans anticipate the game-changing skills he would bring to the pitch, they equally look out for the new haircut he would sport which is almost always, a sight for sore eyes.
Sergio’s styles when it comes to haircut have long been followed by stylists since it was observed that the man has a thing for sporting divers haircuts which ranges from short-cuts to long hairstyles. Owing to the fact that he restyles his hair every now and then, and that they always look amazing each time, he has become a hairstyle trendsetter for the fashion world and for men all over the earth. Insignificant samples of the different, unique and fine hairstyles the soccer star has been seen with over the years have been collated in the picture below.
Just as he is known for his exciting haircut, the Real Madrid star is equally publicly acknowledged for the many tattoos he has inked on his body, some of which are very meaningful to him and a way of paying tribute. While the man is literally a canvas full of tattoos, some of the moving ones include those on his biceps which he got to pay tribute to victims of terror attacks on September-eleven 2001 (New York) and March-eleven 2004 (Madrid). The tat reads: “The spirit of those dead lies in the memory of those alive.”
Other Facts about the Soccer Star
1. Internationally, he lifted the FIFA World Cup trophy in 2010 and won the UEFA European Championship in 2008 and 2012.
2. Clubwise and with Real Madrid, Sergio thus far has won the UEFA Champions League in 2013-14, 2015-16, and 2016-17. He won the UEFA Super Cup the same years he did the FIFA Club World Cup (2014, 2016 and 2017); the Supercopa de España in 2008, 2012 and 2017, Copa del Ray in the 2010-11 and 2013-14 seasons and of course, La Liga in 2006–07, 2007–08, 2011–12 and 2016–17.
3. Sergio Ramos’ partner is 8 years older than him. He was born on the 30th day of March in 1986 whereas Pilar was born on 17 March 1978.
4. He first captained Spain in a 1-0 friendly game which his side won against South Korea in June 2010.
5. He became Real Madrid’s captain after Iker Casillas left Madrid for FC Porto. Ramos is expected to remain with Madrid until 2020.
6. The footballer is 6 feet tall (1.84 m) and weighs around 75 kg.