People from the capital and Cádiz have not seen each other since 2006, when the Camas center-back played his first season with the whites and was barely 19 years old.
Real Madrid will play against Cádiz again 14 years and nine months later from the last time. In January 2006, citizens of the capital and Cádiz played at the Santiago Bernabéu, with the meringues winning 3-1 in the last confrontation between the two teams.
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The yellow box would end the 2005-06 academic year in the second to last position, having to go down to ‘Second Hell’ once again to return just at the end of the 2019/20 campaign. With the return of Cádiz to the First Division almost three decades later, it is striking that there is still a survivor regarding the last duel between the two clubs.
In that Real Madrid of López Caro the young Sergio Ramos took his first steps as a merengue footballer, who at that time had barely 19 years and that he had been booked from Sevilla in exchange for 40 million euros.
Ramos, who disputed his First season with Real Madrid, he jumped onto the field within a eleven full of stars and composed as follows: Iker Casillas in goal; Cicinho, Álvaro Mejía, Ramos and Roberto Carlos in defense; Gravesen, Guti, Zidane and Beckham in the center of the field; and Baptista and Robinho up front. Iván Helguera, Raúl Bravo and Antonio Cassano entered the second half.
That meeting ended with a 3-1 victory for the Madrid team thanks to goals from Roberto Carlos, Beckham and Robinho, who traced Alexander Medina’s initial goal.
Almost 15 years later, and with the 34 indicated by his DNI, Ramos is today the undisputed captain and leader Real Madrid, who has helped him win countless titles, including four LaLiga titles, another four from the Champions League and another four from the Club World Cup.