Sergio Ramos excited after signing two-year deal with PSG
Former Real Madrid captain, Sergio Ramos, has officially been unveiled as the new signing of French giant, Paris Saint Germain on Thursday.
The Spaniard who left Madrid at the end of the season after 16 years signed a two-year contract and is tied to the club from the French capital until 30 June 2023.
"I am very happy to join Paris Saint-Germain.
"This is a big change in my life, a new challenge and it's a day I will never forget. I am very proud to be a part of this ambitious project, to be a part of this squad with so many great players.
"Paris Saint-Germain is a club that has already proven itself at the highest level. I want to continue to grow and improve at Paris and help the team to win as many trophies as possible." Sergio Ramos revealed after signing the contract.
Today, Paris welcomes one of the greatest players of our era. We are delighted to announce that Sergio Ramos has joined us, announced Nasser Al-Khelaïfi, Paris Saint-Germain Chairman and CEO.
Al-Khelaïfi said, "Sergio is a complete footballer, one of the best defenders in the history of the game. He is a born competitor, a leader, and a true professional. His vast experience and ambition are in perfect synergy with those of the club.
"I am proud to see him in a Paris Saint-Germain jersey and I know our supporters will reserve a fantastic welcome for him."
Ramos is arguably one of the best defenders in the world, scoring 101 goals in 671 matches in the Spanish capital.
As the captain of Real Madrid between 2015 and 2021, he helped his side win four UEFA Champions Leagues between 2014 and 2018 and five Liga crowns (2007, 2008, 2012, 2017, and 2020).
Ranked sixth in the 2017 Ballon d'Or France Football, Sergio Ramos has received numerous individual honours for his performances.
He has twice been named UEFA Defender of the Year (2017 and 2018), and has featured no less than 11 times in the FIFA/FIFPro World XI between 2008 and 2020, and was also named in the FIFA World Cup 2010 Team of the Tournament.