Sergio Ramos: “Without Messi I think we would have won more titles”

Guardiola and Messi were the architects of Barcelona’s golden age.

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For the Real Madrid captain, there is no doubt what the White House record for the past two decades would have been had he not been. Lionel Messi at FC Barcelona. Everything looks relative, but Sergio Ramos He has experienced the genius of the Argentinian in his own flesh.

Sergio Ramos’ famous series will be released in the coming days to talk about the life and sports career of the already legendary Madrid player. And in it he spoke about the club’s rivalry with Lionel Messi’s Barcelona.

“We suffered Messi during this time that if Barcelona hadn’t had him and we hadn’t had him before us, I think we would have won more titles,” said Ramos, in words collected by Marca newspaper from the aforementioned series ‘The Legend of Sergio Ramos’.

What was it like facing the best Barcelona in history?

The merengue club center-back had to relive the days of Guardiola’s terrifying squad and had endless anecdotes from those days of unforgettable rivalry.

“There was a time when we measured ourselves against the best Barcelona in history. We had a great coach like Mourinho, but it was hard for us to face them. We have not gained much and also because a tension was generated by them or by us. I think we all made mistakes there, and thank goodness it took us into a more mature age. We will solve it and fight for a unique Selection ”, Ramos concludes.

In that last part he indicated how profitable it was for the Spanish national team to have that rivalry and good talent in both clubs to win the European Championship, the World Cup and the European Championship.