Sergio Ramos becomes most booked player in history of Champions League

first_imgReal Madrid captain Sergio Ramos added another feather to his cap on Wednesday but it is something he won’t be proud of.Ramos, 32, became the most booked players in the history of the Champions Leaue during Real’s clash versus AS Roma in the Group G fixture at the Santiago Bernabeu.Ramos, who hasn’t been the greatest when it comes to discipline, picked a record 37th yellow card in his 115th Champions League game. He was cautioned during the first half of Real’s 3-0 win over Roma on Wednesday.In the process, he overtook Manchester United’s Paul Scholes as the most most cautioned player in the competition. Sergio Ramos now has 37 yellow cards to his name in the Champions League (Reuters Photo)Ramos also holds the record for most yellow cards in a single Champions League campaign. He picked up five bookings during the 2010-11 and 2012-13 seasons while Scholes, who was an extremely clumsy tackler during his playing career, never earned more than four yellows in one campaign.Ramos, who has lifted Europe’s top prize on four occasions, has been sent off a record 24 times for Real Madrid, double the amount of the club’s next biggest offender, Fernando Hierro.He has also been dismissed more than any player in the history of La Liga, receiving 19 red cards in Spain’s top flight.By comparison, the Spaniard has remained relatively trouble free in the Champions League, being sent off only three times despite his considerable yellow card count.Ramos has never been sent off in 158 games for the Spanish national team.advertisement(With inputs from Reuters)last_img

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