Sergio Ramos became the most cautioned player ever in the Champions League in Real Madrid's 3-0 opening win over Roma on Wednesday night, according to the football statistics expert Mister Chip.
Earns record 37th yellow card after foul on Roma's N'Zonzi
Ramos' 23rd-minute booking for a foul on Steven N'Zonzi saw him reach a career total of 37 yellow cards in Europe's premier club competition, overtaking former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes' haul of 36.
Already LaLiga and Spain team's yellow-card record holder
Also the Spain national team's most booked player, the Real Madrid captain had surpassed Alberto Lopo's all-time LaLiga record of 162 yellows in February.
HISTORICAL RECORD - Sergio Ramos (37) has just overtaken Paul Scholes (36) as the most times admonished player in ALL history of the #UCL. He is already the player with the most yellows in the history of La Liga, the Champions League, the Spanish national team and Real Madrid.— MisterChip (English) (@MisterChiping) 19 September 2018