Ancient real Madrid And Paris Saint Germain defender Sergio Ramos returns to his childhood club Seville as a free agent, the The league » the side said on Monday.
ESPN reported Sunday that the 37-year-old was in advanced talks with the Spanish club following his contract with the League 1 the champions expired this summer.
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Sources added that Ramos had attracted interest from Saudi group Al Ittihad, Galatasaray, FC Porto And MLS but he opted for Seville because he prefers to stay closer to home.
“Sergio arrived at our academy at the age of seven and rose through the ranks to make his debut for the first reserve team at the age of 16 in the 2002-03 season,” said Seville. said in a statement.
“Our academy’s central defender… returns home almost two decades after leaving at the age of 19 for Real Madrid.”
The defender joined PSG on a free transfer in 2021 after failing to reach an agreement to extend his 16-year stay in Madrid. He won two Ligue 1 titles during his two seasons in France.
At Madrid, he won four Champions League titles and five La Liga trophies, playing a total of 671 matches and scoring 101 goals.
SpainSpain’s most capped international player also won the world Cup in 2010 and two European Championships before announcing his international retirement in February.
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