Real Madrid legend Sergio Ramos has made a massive claim about FC Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi, whom Los Blancos will go up against in El Clasico this weekend!
The two Spanish giants will go head to head in a must-win encounter for both sides on Saturday, although Real will be without their captain Ramos, who has been ruled out due to injury until the end of the month.
Ahead of the clash, comments from Ramos in his documentary series called The Legend of Sergio Ramos have surfaced, and they are remarks that might flatter Messi, who has scored more goals in El Clasicos than any other player in the history of the fixture.
The Spain defender, speaking about the Argentine, stated that if Barcelona did not have Messi, Real would probably have won more trophies than they have.
"We've suffered against Messi during these years," Ramos said.
"Perhaps if Barcelona didn't have him, we would have won more titles.
"There was a time when we faced the best Barcelona in history. We had a great coach like (Jose) Mourinho, but it was hard for us to beat them.
"We didn't win much and there was a lot of tension, caused by either them or by us."
While Ramos has won just five LaLiga titles in his 16 years at Los Blancos, Messi has lifted the league trophy on 10 occasions.
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