Ramos leaves Real Madrid

Sergio Ramos is the country's eighth-highest scorer

Real Madrid have confirmed the departure of captain Sergio Ramos from the club.

In a statement on their website, the club said an institutional act of tribute and farewell will be held for Ramos on Thursday.

The World Cup winner joined Real Madrid 16 years ago from Sevilla and departs as an absolute legend.

Ramos helped the club win an incredible 22 trophies including four Champions Leagues.

The centre-back astonishingly scored 101 goals in a total of 671 appearances for Real Madrid.

Ramos, 35, is free to join any club when hos contract with Real Madrid officially expires on 30 June.

Source: 3news.com|Ghana

READ ALSO:  Benzema nets hat-trick in Real Madrid’s convincing win