Not selected for the 2022 World Cup, Sergio Ramos reacted by posting a message on Instagram.
On November 11, 2022, Luis Enrique unveiled his list of 26 Spanish players selected to play in the 2022 World Cup in Qatar (from November 20 to December 18).
Sergio Ramos, who was part of the list of 55 pre-selected, was finally removed from the list of 26 and will not be able to take part in a fifth World Cup after having participated in the 2006, 2010, 2014 and 2018 editions.
The 36-year-old PSG defender posted a long message on Instagram to express his disappointment: “Of course it was one of the big dreams I wanted to achieve but unfortunately I will watch it at home. It’s hard but the sun will always rise in the morning. It won’t change anything for me. Neither my passion, nor my commitment, nor my efforts, nor my dedication. I will think football 24 hours a day. »
“Last season was difficult due to injuries and adapting to a new club and a new city. I hung on, body and soul, to recover and regain my feelings, guided by my goals and ambitions. Fortunately I can say that I feel like myself again and I rediscover the joy of playing football, of playing for a big club in a big city like Paris.he added.
Sergio Ramos, who has 180 caps and 23 goals, made his international debut with La Roja on March 26, 2005 against China and won the World Cup in 2010 as well as the Euros in 2008 and 2012.
His last selection dates back to March 31, 2021 against Kosovo. He entered the game in the 86th minute in place of Eric Garcia and La Roja won the match with the score of 3 goals to 1.
At the World Cup in Qatar, Spain, which has been placed in Group E, will face Costa Rica (November 23 at 5:00 p.m.), Germany (November 27 at 8:00 p.m.) and Japan (December 1). at 8 p.m.).
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