Sergio Ramos wrote his name into the record books on Saturday evening, as he became Spain’s most capped international footballer of all time.
Ramos was named in the Spanish starting XI to face Norway, making his 168th appearance for the 2010 World Cup champions and overtaking previous record-holder Iker Casillas.
The Real Madrid defender is one of the most decorated players in history, and was part of Spain’s World and double European cup winning sides. The Spanish National Team Twitter page confirmed Ramos’ position in the lineup, and celebrated the 33-year-old’s legendary status.
@SergioRamos cumple hoy 168 partidos con nuestra camiseta y se convierte en el futbolista que más veces ha jugado con ella.
⭐ 1 Mundial
✌ 125 victorias
⚽ 21 goles
Aún nos queda mucho por vivir juntos.
ERES LEYENDA, CAPITÁN#RamosLeyenda pic.twitter.com/qkK0E9ct9O
— Selección Española de Fútbol (@SeFutbol) October 12, 2019
Los Merengues’ captain has scored 21 goals for his national team, and had been on the winning side an incredible 125 times before Saturday’s match against Norway.
Former Madrid teammate Casillas led the appearance list with 167 caps, and the 38-year-old was also a key component in La