As reported by ‘Cadena SER’, the captain of Real Madrid, Sergio Ramos, refused to participate in a meeting for video call with government representatives.
It was a meeting between representatives of Spanish elite football, with the captains of Madrid, Barça, Atlético and Real Sociedad, the first ranked in the League at the moment, and the representatives of the Government, specifically Irene Lozano -president of the Higher Sports Council (CSD) -, Salvador Illa -minister of health- and Fernando Simón -Director of the Coordination Center for Health Alerts and Emergencies.
The program ‘El Larguero’ assured on Tuesday night that Ramos refused to take the ‘photo’ of the digital meeting with public officials “for personal reasons”, although the reason behind it would be “discrepancies on how the Last 2 months of negotiation “on the return of football in this era of coronavirus.
Ramos was replaced by his partner Dani Carvajal, whom many pointed out months ago as the Madrid footballer who would have invited Santiago Abascal, leader of Vox, to one of the private boxes of the players. The other 3 footballers were the culé Gerard Piquéthe mattress Koke Resurrection and the txuri-urdin Asier Illarramendi.
From the newspaper ‘Marca’ they understand the decision of Ramos from another perspective, and it is that he did not want to mix his representation of active footballers with an act with politicians: “As captain of Real Madrid and the Spanish team, which days ago He avoided speaking out about the AFE problems or the war of federative candidates, he understood that his position requires a neutrality towards his fans that is not compatible with propaganda. An unquestionable success, “he affirms. Raúl Varela in this newspaper.
“We were interested in thanking the soccer players for the exemplary attitude they have had during the confinement,” Lozano told ‘El Larguero’, in addition to confirming that the objective of the meeting was to congratulate them and show them that the return of the League was a symbol of hope. and return to normality for all Spanish society.