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Sergio Ramos, he of the stately visage, heart-stopping smile, and penchant for timely goals, celebrated his 500th official appearance for Real Madrid Saturday in a 3-1 victory at Pamplona side Osasuna.

With a knack for important tallies, Ramos has scored 66 goals and registered 35 assists, including several well-timed efforts in the continent’s biggest matches.

Congratulations, captain! 👏#Ramos500 @SergioRamos

— Real Madrid C.F. (@realmadriden) February 11, 2017

“The goals he scored in the finals of la Decima and la Undecima will also remain in the minds of our fans along with his brace at the Olympic Stadium in Munich, his goal in the first Club World Cup final, the last UEFA Super Cup or those that he scored in extra time against Barcelona and Deportivo in this LaLiga campaign,” a club statement read.

Real’s captain is now 12th all-time on the club’s appearances list, seven short of Michel and 241 back of Raul’s record 741.

Rank Player Years # of App.
1 Raul 1994-2010 741
2 Iker Casillas 1999-2015 725
3 Manuel Sanchis 1983-2001 710
4 Carlos Santillana 1971-1988 645
5 Fernando Hierro 1989-2003 601
5 Francisco Gento 1953-1971 601
7 Jose Camacho 1973-1989 577
8 Pirri 1964-1980 561
9 Michel 1981-1996 559
10 …read more

Source:: the score la liga