For a Soccer Star, the Goals Shift to Style
Ricardo Ramos is the best player left in the Spanish league. He has been the subject of almost as much conversation as Lionel Messi and his teammates have been. The subject of Ramos has never strayed way from his style of play.
At Madrid, his style has taken every team he has faced to the limits of the rules of the game. He has never been afraid to shoot from anywhere in the box, to play a long ball, to run with the ball and take the free kick.
His style has always been about winning the ball back from his opponents then taking it over a goal post. With that, he has never been afraid to look for goals from the penalty spot.
His style has been defined by the simple goal he has always looked for, and then tried to score. It is not something he has been able to do at the highest level.
Ramos’ style has been defined by the simple goal he has always looked for, and then tried to score. It is not something he has been able to do at the highest level.
And that is one of the reasons why his legacy at Barcelona was defined by goals. Barcelona have lost the number one scoring record in La Liga for the past four years, and even though his goals did not bring the team back into the title race, many have left with admiration for Ramos’ style. For some, his style is a reason for the club’s failure. It is almost like a way to put off the harsh truth of failure.
So where then is a new style for Ramos. One that is even more about attacking then attacking without defensive pressure. One that may not have the number one goals in any league (maybe the world) but the team will look like a different team playing with a purpose.
It is simple, but it requires a very special player to pull off.
One that is willing to go into the box from just about anywhere, and play with that style that has been so successful for Ramos.
It’s an important question in understanding Ramos’ style. But he is a player that has already defined himself by his style. We have already seen a style that is easy to define but hard to understand at the same time.
We have seen Ramos as a player that puts his body on the line. He sacrifices much of his body