Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos has reaches his 100th career goals, the Los Blancos defender opened the scoring for his side in a Copa del Rey first-leg tie at home to Leganes on Wednesday.
Scoring from the spot implies Ramos has now reached three figures amid his career. The Madrid skipper took over the penalty duties for Madrid since the exit of Cristiano Ronaldo to Serie A giants Juventus.
That strike took Ramos to 80 goals for Los Blancos, making him Madrid’s 17th top scorer of all time, while he likewise has three for Sevilla and 17 for the Spanish national team.
In the wake of signing from Madrid’s La Liga rivals in 2005, the lanky defender has notched some vital goals for the Bernabeu outfit, the most vital of which came in 2014 when he levelled against Atletico Madrid in the 93rd minute of the Champions League final.
His goals for the Whites have been fundamental in claiming several titles, in particular, those scored in the finals which yielded the Décima and the Undécima, the European Super Cup in 2016, or the Club World Cup finals in 2014 and 2018. Most of his goals have come in LaLiga, some 57 in total. He has struck 11 times in the Champions League, 5 in the Copa del Rey, 3 in the Club World Cup and twice in both the European and Spanish Super Cups.
Despite the fact that Ramos has not scored in such prominent matches for La Roja, he got on the score sheet against England back in October when he struck a stoppage-time consolation goal as Spain lost 3-2 to the Three Lions in the Nations League.
The 32-year-old has scored four times in 18 LaLiga appearances and is on track to beat his best return of seven strikes. Spain defender Ramos was also on the scoresheet in the Club World Cup final last month, netting in a 4-1 win over Al Ain.