A true immortal, the new historical brand of Sergio Ramos

By Liam Styles

A true immortal, the new historical brand of Sergio Ramos

Sergio Ramos scores again for Sevilla after 18 years and equals a historic Champions League mark.

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The Spanish Sergio Ramos, with the 1-0 he scored for Sevilla in this Wednesday's match against PSV Eindhoven, scored goal number 10,000 in the UEFA Champions League and also became the highest-scoring defender in the top European competition of clubs.

Ramos, who scored his first goal since his return to Seville eighteen years after his departure to Real Madrid, joins Emerson, who achieved 9,000 with Chelsea in 2021, or Emerson with this round figure of 10,000 goals in the Champions League. Argentine Erik Lamela, now his teammate on the Sevilla team and who scored 8,000 with Tottenham in 2018, according to data from BeSoccer Pro consulted by EFE.

This scoring list was started by Khokhlov with the 1,000th goal with PSV (1989) and is completed by Couto, author of the 2,000th with Lazio (2001), Trezeguet with the 3,000th with Juventus (2003), Crouch with Liverpool (he scored the 4,000th in 2007) , Luisao with Benfica (the 5,000th in 2010), Ramos with an own goal against United (the 6,000th in 2013) and Di María with PSG (the 7,000th in 2015).

Furthermore, with his goal on this fifth day of the 'Champions' against Dutch PSV Eindhoven, Sergio Ramos, one of Sevilla's captains, became the defender with the most goals scored in the history of this competition with 17 in 141 games including this Wednesday's-, according to BeSoccer data, although UEFA did not count as his own one that he achieved in a match with Real Madrid against Naples in a shot that hit an opponent, but was on goal.

The offensive defenders

In this section, the defender from Camas (Seville), if we take into account that there are 17 goals, has surpassed his former Brazilian teammate Roberto Carlos (16 goals in 120 Champions League games), former Barcelona players Gerard Piqué (16 in 128 games) and Dani Alves (12 in 111) or the Italian Panucci (11 in 74).

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