LaLiga: Sergio Ramos bids Real Madrid farewell after 16 seasons, 671 games and 101 goals

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(FILES) In this file photo taken on May 26, 2018 Real Madrid's Spanish defender Sergio Ramos celebrates after winning the UEFA Champions League final football match between Liverpool and Real Madrid at the Olympic Stadium in Kiev, Ukraine. - Legendary captain Sergio Ramos is to leave Real Madrid after a glittering, trophy-laden career spanning 671 games and 16 seasons, the club announced on June 16, 2021. (Photo by GENYA SAVILOV / AFP)
(FILES) In this file photo taken on May 26, 2018 Real Madrid's Spanish defender Sergio Ramos celebrates after winning the UEFA Champions League final football match between Liverpool and Real Madrid at the Olympic Stadium in Kiev, Ukraine. - Legendary captain Sergio Ramos is to leave Real Madrid after a glittering, trophy-laden career spanning 671 games and 16 seasons, the club announced on June 16, 2021. (Photo by GENYA SAVILOV / AFP)

Real Madrid announced captain Sergio Ramos was leaving the club after 16 season. Ramos played 671 games for the club scoring 101 goals. AFP

(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 16, 2020 Real Madrid's Spanish defender Sergio Ramos celebrates with the trophy after winning the Liga title after the Spanish League football match between Real Madrid CF and Villarreal CF at the Alfredo di Stefano stadium in Valdebebas, on the outskirts of Madrid. - Legendary captain Sergio Ramos is to leave Real Madrid after a glittering, trophy-laden career spanning 671 games and 16 seasons, the club announced on June 16, 2021. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS / AFP)
(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 16, 2020 Real Madrid's Spanish defender Sergio Ramos celebrates with the trophy after winning the Liga title after the Spanish League football match between Real Madrid CF and Villarreal CF at the Alfredo di Stefano stadium in Valdebebas, on the outskirts of Madrid. - Legendary captain Sergio Ramos is to leave Real Madrid after a glittering, trophy-laden career spanning 671 games and 16 seasons, the club announced on June 16, 2021. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS / AFP)

In a trophy laden career, Ramos won 22 titles with Real Madrid including four Champions League, five league titles, two Spanish domestic Cups, four Spanish Super Cups, three European Super Cups and four FIFA Club World Cups. Only Paco Gento won more (23) at Real Madrid. AFP

Real Madrid's president Florentino Perez (L) stands with new Spanish signing Sergio Ramos (C) and former Real Madrid player Alberto di Stefano as he is presented to the press at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, 08 September 2005. Ramos, formerly of Spanish club Seville was bought out of his contract for 27 million euros. The Ramos deal brings Real's summer spending on new players to 90 million euros.AFP PHOTO/PHILIPPE DESMAZES (Photo by PHILIPPE DESMAZES / AFP)
Real Madrid's president Florentino Perez (L) stands with new Spanish signing Sergio Ramos (C) and former Real Madrid player Alberto di Stefano as he is presented to the press at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, 08 September 2005. Ramos, formerly of Spanish club Seville was bought out of his contract for 27 million euros. The Ramos deal brings Real's summer spending on new players to 90 million euros.AFP PHOTO/PHILIPPE DESMAZES (Photo by PHILIPPE DESMAZES / AFP)

Sergio Ramos was Real Madrid president Florentino Perez's (L) only Spanish signing in 2005 during the Galacticos era. He arrived as a 19-year-old from Sevilla AFP

Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos celebrates after scoring their first goal against Racing de Santander's during their Spanish league football match at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, 18 November 2006. AFP PHOTO/JAVIER SORIANO (Photo by JAVIER SORIANO / AFP)
Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos celebrates after scoring their first goal against Racing de Santander's during their Spanish league football match at Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, 18 November 2006. AFP PHOTO/JAVIER SORIANO (Photo by JAVIER SORIANO / AFP)

Sergio Ramos scored 101 goals for Real Madrid - 20th highest for the club and the most for a defender. AFP

The referee shows a red card to Real Madrid's defender Sergio Ramos (2ndL) during the Spanish league "clasico" football match FC Barcelona vs Real Madrid on November 29, 2010 at Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona. Barcelona won 5-0. AFP PHOTO/ LLUIS GENE (Photo by LLUIS GENE / AFP)
The referee shows a red card to Real Madrid's defender Sergio Ramos (2ndL) during the Spanish league "clasico" football match FC Barcelona vs Real Madrid on November 29, 2010 at Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona. Barcelona won 5-0. AFP PHOTO/ LLUIS GENE (Photo by LLUIS GENE / AFP)

Besides being a towering presence in defence and in the opposition box from set pieces, Ramos holds the unpleasant record for the most red cards in LaLiga history at 20, and was sent off 26 times in all competitions for Madrid. AFP

Real Madrid's defender Sergio Ramos (3rdR) scores during the UEFA Champions League Final Real Madrid vs Atletico de Madrid at Luz stadium in Lisbon, on May 24, 2014. AFP PHOTO/ MIGUEL RIOPA (Photo by MIGUEL RIOPA / AFP)
Real Madrid's defender Sergio Ramos (3rdR) scores during the UEFA Champions League Final Real Madrid vs Atletico de Madrid at Luz stadium in Lisbon, on May 24, 2014. AFP PHOTO/ MIGUEL RIOPA (Photo by MIGUEL RIOPA / AFP)

One of Sergio Ramos' most important goals for Real Madrid came against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League final. He equalised at 92:48 mark in Lisbon to force extra time where Madrid won 4-1. AFP

Real Madrid's defender Sergio Ramos celebrates after scoring during the UEFA Champions League Final Real Madrid vs Atletico de Madrid at Luz stadium in Lisbon, on May 24, 2014. AFP PHOTO/ FRANCK FIFE (Photo by Franck FIFE / AFP)
Real Madrid's defender Sergio Ramos celebrates after scoring during the UEFA Champions League Final Real Madrid vs Atletico de Madrid at Luz stadium in Lisbon, on May 24, 2014. AFP PHOTO/ FRANCK FIFE (Photo by Franck FIFE / AFP)

That late goal by Sergio Ramos and win in extra time ended Real Madrid's long wait for La Decima, the tenth, Champions League title. AFP

The leg of Real Madrid's Spanish defender Sergio Ramos shows a tattoo of the Champions League trophy during the training session on the eve of the UEFA Champions League group B football match Borussia Moenchengladbach v Real Madrid in Moenchengladbach, western Germany on October 26, 2020. (Photo by Ina FASSBENDER / AFP)
The leg of Real Madrid's Spanish defender Sergio Ramos shows a tattoo of the Champions League trophy during the training session on the eve of the UEFA Champions League group B football match Borussia Moenchengladbach v Real Madrid in Moenchengladbach, western Germany on October 26, 2020. (Photo by Ina FASSBENDER / AFP)

Sergio Ramos has tattoos of Champions League trophy with a mention of the goal against Atletico Madrid in Lisbon. The goal proved decisive for the club on an institutional level as well. AFP

Real Madrid's defender Sergio Ramos celebrate in Madrid on April 20, 2011, after Real Madrid won the Spanish Cup final match against Barcelona. Real Madrid won 1-0. AFP PHOTO/ DOMINIQUE FAGET (Photo by DOMINIQUE FAGET / AFP)
Real Madrid's defender Sergio Ramos celebrate in Madrid on April 20, 2011, after Real Madrid won the Spanish Cup final match against Barcelona. Real Madrid won 1-0. AFP PHOTO/ DOMINIQUE FAGET (Photo by DOMINIQUE FAGET / AFP)

Sergio Ramos' career at Real Madrid also saw some comic moments. None more than when he dropped the Copa del Rey trophy under the bus while celebrating the title in 2011. AFP

Real Madrid's defender and captain Sergio Ramos (C) his wife Pilar Rubio (L) his son Sergio Jr, and Real Madrid's president Florentino Perez attend during a press conference announcing Ramos' contract renewal in Madrid on August 17, 2015. Sergio Ramos will extend his contract with Real Madrid until 2020, announced today the Madrid club, ending weeks of speculation about the future of the iconic defender, promoted to team captain this season. AFP PHOTO / DANI POZO (Photo by DANI POZO / AFP)
Real Madrid's defender and captain Sergio Ramos (C) his wife Pilar Rubio (L) his son Sergio Jr, and Real Madrid's president Florentino Perez attend during a press conference announcing Ramos' contract renewal in Madrid on August 17, 2015. Sergio Ramos will extend his contract with Real Madrid until 2020, announced today the Madrid club, ending weeks of speculation about the future of the iconic defender, promoted to team captain this season. AFP PHOTO / DANI POZO (Photo by DANI POZO / AFP)

Sergio Ramos renewed for five seasons in 2015 in a ceremony at the Estadio Bernabeu. He now bids goodbye at the same venue after reportedly being at odds over a contract extension. AFP

Real Madrid's defender Sergio Ramos waves a flag as he celebrates the team's win on the Cibeles fountain in Madrid on May 22, 2017 after the the Spanish league football match Malaga CF vs Real Madrid CF held at La Rosaleda stadium in Malaga on May 21, 2017. - Madrid sealed a first La Liga title in five years on May 21, 2017 -- and 33rd in total -- with a 2-0 victory at Malaga to bring a halt to Barcelona's domination of domestic matters having won six of the previous eight titles. (Photo by PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU / AFP)
Real Madrid's defender Sergio Ramos waves a flag as he celebrates the team's win on the Cibeles fountain in Madrid on May 22, 2017 after the the Spanish league football match Malaga CF vs Real Madrid CF held at La Rosaleda stadium in Malaga on May 21, 2017. - Madrid sealed a first La Liga title in five years on May 21, 2017 -- and 33rd in total -- with a 2-0 victory at Malaga to bring a halt to Barcelona's domination of domestic matters having won six of the previous eight titles. (Photo by PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU / AFP)

Sergio Ramos got the opportunity to celebrate at the iconic Cibeles fountain - the club's go to for title celebrations - 22 times in his career. AFP

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