Real Madrid announced that Sergio Ramos would leave the club after 16 seasons, as his contract would expire at the end of the month. Furthermore, in the presence of club president Florentino Perez, Madrid will hold a farewell ceremony on Thursday for their captain. Ramos appeared in 671 games and scored 101 goals for Real Madrid.
A rapid spread of coronavirus in Europe has spurred panic among the football teams as the La Liga has been suspended for two weeks. Real Madrid players were sent in isolation after one of the city’s basketball team players contracted the virus. Though no football player at Real Madrid showed symptoms, the club shut down as a preventive measure.