in tears Sergio Ramos Said goodbye this Thursday to Real Madrid, The team in which he had amassed a legendary record and is leaving after an extra year’s bid ended he had reluctantly accepted.
“I never wanted to leave Real Madrid”; “I would have liked to stay here for many more years,” the 35-year-old said at a press conference after receiving the honors from the club’s president, because Madrid “is my home”. Florentino Perez.
Former Captain RamoHe appeared in front of the press to give his version of why there was no agreement to continue at Madrid, where he won over 16 seasons 22 titles, including four Champions Leagues, five Spanish championships and four world club championships.
As he said, the Real Madrid club proposed a one-year extension and a 10% wage cut, according to Marca sports newspaper.
A show he didn’t like not because of economic conditions –“Money has never been a problemHe said this Thursday – but because he wanted another two years.
At last he accepted the offer on the table, but to his surprise, he said, he found that the offer was over. He was notified of this last week by his brother and deputy, Renee Ramos.
“I was never told that the offer had an expiration date,” said the footballer, who said he was surprised, because he gave his answer before his current contract expired, on June 30. I do not know the reasons for the offer Sergio Ramos “It has an expiration date,” he stressed.
Despite that, he didn’t want to be criticized Florentino PerezHe asserted that he has a “father and son sporting relationship” with him, and that he does not hold “any grudge.”
The defender has not revealed where he will go, although for the time being he has ruled out two options: Barcelona – “no resounding” – and SevilleHe arrived at Real Madrid in the summer of 2005 for 27 million euros.
Seville “My Heart Club”But “to this day I do not think about this option,” because this is “a different moment, for them as for me.”