Sergio Ramos: Real Madrid star becomes top-scoring defender in La Liga history

Sergio Ramos: Real Madrid star becomes top-scoring defender in La Liga history

- Sergio Ramos was on the score sheet for Real Madrid against Sociedad

- The 34-year-old has now scored a massive 68 goals in the La Liga

- Ramos now becomes the highest scoring defender in Spain’s topflight leap-frogging Barcelona legend Koeman

Sergio Ramos converted a penalty in Real Madrid’s 2-1 win over Real Sociedad on Sunday night, June 21 and has now made history as the defender with the most goals in the La Liga history.

Ramos now has 68 goals in the Spanish top-flight leap frogging Barcelona legend Ronald Koeman in the all-time scoring charts for defenders in Spain.

Real Madrid move top of the Spanish La Liga standings courtesy goals by Ramos and Karim Benzema away at Real Sociedad.

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The well-experienced defender scored the first goal for Real Madrid in the 50th minute via a penalty after Vinicius Junior was brought down by Diego Llorente in which the referee had no choice than to give penalty.

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Sociedad fired back in the 68th minute through Adnan Januzaj, but the goal was ruled as offside after the referee consulted the VAR.

Sergio Ramos: Real Madrid star becomes top-scoring defender in La Liga history
Sergio Ramos scores from the penalty spot. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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Los Blancos netted their second goal in the 70th minute through Karim Benzema who got an assist from Federico Valverde.

Mikel Merino gave the hosts some hope in the 83rd minute when he scored after an assist from Robert Lopez, but they were unable to get another goal as the tie ended 2-1 in favour of Real Madrid.

The 34-year-old was however injured in the game and was stretchered off and later seen having a strap and iced-block around his knee as he made way to his seat in the stands.

Ramos is a legend in Spain having won the World Cup with the national team as well as the European Championships twice.

He moved to Real Madrid in 2005 and has remained at Santiago Bernabeu ever since, playing a key role in the club winning four La Liga titles and the Champions League on as many occasions.

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Meanwhile, earlier reported that Cristiano Ronaldo has dusted other football rivals to become the player with the highest number of followers on social media as he nearly doubles Neymar in second place.

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi is the third in the list of top ten most followed players on social media; and now there are new surprising additions in the latest list.

Ronaldo remains most followed person on Instagram as several players now have massive number of followers across different social media sites.

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