The Spanish footballer Sergio Ramos is considered one of the best central defenders of modern time.
He signed with Paris Saint-Germain in July 2021 after the end of his 16-year long journey with the Spanish giants. Ramos played as a center-back for Real Madrid in La Liga and was the captain of the Spanish national team. He also captained Real Madrid for six seasons.
Ramos spent 16 years with the Spanish football club where he won numerous major honors and developed into one of the top goal scorers in La Liga as a defender.
He has come a long way since the beginning of his career and has amassed an impressive net worth along the way.
Sergio Ramos Net worth and Salary in 2021
Sergio Ramos has a net worth of $80 million. He gained the majority of his income playing for Real Madrid and the Spain national team. As per Forbes, He earned about $22 million in the year 2020 – $19 million in salary the rest was from endorsement deals.
Although his 16-year long journey has ended with real Madrid in June 2021, He was able to accumulate an impressive amount of money in these years. Ramos has already earned £122,668,000 from his professional football career. He was paid around $25 million per season at Real Madrid with a weekly salary of £312,000 which made him the third highest-paid player of Real Madrid.
Sergio Ramos earnings from brand endorsements
Sergio makes approximately $3 million in endorsements each year.
He has made a name of himself in the sports world and is surely aware of how to cash his stardom in off-field ventures. He has a fan following of 48 million on Instagram and 37 million on Facebook. Because of his popularity, he has attracted the attention of many prestigious brands.
He was a brand ambassador of Nike for 10 years who sponsored him for the majority of his career. The contract expired in 2020 and Ramos signed with Nike competitor Adidas. The contract with Nike paid him $2 million per year.
Ramos has worked with the German luxury fashion company Hugo Boss as their brand ambassador. He has modeled in brands various advertisement campaigns.
Pepsi, Energy drink brand Gatorade and Nivea men are also among his current sponsors. He has also been a part of Pepsi and Gatorade advertising campaigns.
Sergio partnered with Amazon Prime in 2019 to release a documentary series on his life called “El Corazón de Sergio Ramos (The Heart of Sergio Ramos)”. This documentary will show his on and off-pitch life to his fans.
He also donates a part of his earnings to various charities all over the globe through UNICEF who appointed the footballer their ambassador in Spain in June 2014.
Sergio Ramos joined the Sevilla FC Youth program at the age of 14 where he earned a reputation as a defender and made his professional debut in 2004.
He joined Real Madrid in 2005 and his career skyrocket from there.
Over 16 years, Sergio Ramos emerged as one of the very best defenders in the world. He scored 101 goals in 671 matches playing for the Spanish club. He was appointed a captain of Real Madrid between 2015 and 2021 and helped his side win four UEFA Champions Leagues between 2014 and 2018 and five Liga crowns (2007, 2008, 2012, 2017, and 2020).
Sergio Ramos won the FIFA World Cup in 2010 and two UEFA Euros in 2008 and 2012. A regular captain of La Roja, with the Spanish national team. Sergio Ramos has received numerous individual honors for his incredible performances over the years.
He has twice been named UEFA Defender of the Year (2017 and 2018) and was also named in the FIFA World Cup 2010 Team of the Tournament.
Now the star has embarked on a new journey with Paris Saint Germain, and the fans are waiting with bated breathe to see Ramos performance with the French club.