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Sergio Ramos hit with TWO-GAME Champions League ban after controversial decision

Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos will miss the next two Champions League games for his side after being hit with a suspension from UEFA.

The defensive stalwart sparked a reaction after his side’s 2-1 win over Ajax in the first leg of their last-16 tie last month, as he admitted he purposely picked up his late booking to get his suspension out the way for the second leg.

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However, as noted by BBC Sport, he later went back on that claim and insisted that it wasn’t a deliberate act, but clearly, he hasn’t sufficiently convinced UEFA.

The Spaniard has now received a two-game ban, which will see him miss the second leg against Ajax, and the first leg of the quarter-finals, should Real Madrid advance.

In all honesty, it was arguably a clever ploy by Ramos to get his booking and be available for the quarter-finals. However, he probably shouldn’t have publicly admitted to what he was doing which undoubtedly would have attracted UEFA’s attention to the matter.

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