By Tafadzwa Chigandiwa
French giants Paris St Germain (PSG) have officially announced the signing of Spanish defender Sergio Ramos.
PSG confirmed Ramos’ arrival at Parc des Princes through on their social media platforms.
According to the club, the former Real Madrid central defender signed a two-year contract that will run till June 2023.
“WelcomeSergio @PSG_English is delighted to announce the arrival of @SergioRamos! The Spanish central defender has signed a two-year contract that runs until 30 June 2023,” PSG posted on twitter.
Speaking to his new club’s media the World Cup winning centre back said he was delighted to have joined PSG.
“I am very happy to join Paris Saint-Germain,” said Ramos.
“This is a big change in my life, a new challenge and it’s a day I will never forget.
“I am very proud to be a part of this ambitious project, to be a part of this squad with so many great players.
“Paris Saint-Germain is a club that has already proven itself at the highest level.
“I want to continue to grow and improve at Paris and help the team to win as many trophies as possible.”
The 35-year-old versatile defender joins Ligue 1 giants after leaving Real Madrid as a free agent few months ago.
Prior to his departure Ramos had spent 16-years with the Las Blancos since joining from Sevilla in 2005.
In his 16 year tenure with Madrid, Ramos won 22 pieces of silverware; four Uefa Champions League cups, five La liga league titles, two Copa del Rey trophies, four Spanish Super Cups and three Uefa Super Cups.