Sergio Ramos would have broken the anti-doping rules twice, according to the information revealed by Football Leaks. Media like Der Spiegel give the news, explaining that these are two possible occasions in which the captain of Real Madrid would have skipped the rules.
According to Football Leaks , which gives the sample number of the Real Madrid in the laboratory of Seibersdorf, in Austria, 3324822, Ramos would have tested positive for dexamethasone after the final of the 2017 Champions, in which the Real Madrid beat the Juventus of Turin . The same information tells that the doctor of Real Madrid admitted that Ramos received two injections of dexamethasone in the knee and shoulder the day before the match, a version that was admitted by UEFA.
But it would not be the only time Ramos would have skipped the rules. The captain of Real Madrid, opposed to do an anti-doping control in April 2018 made by the Spanish agency AEPSAD. This information has been revealed by Football Leaks and has been contrasted by the Hamburger Nachrichtenmagazin. It was on April 15, 2018 after a clash against Malaga.
Ramos showed up before the event, although he was warned that this would have serious consequences because the whites wanted to return to Madrid as soon as possible. According to the regulations of the agency, it is not possible to shower or go to the toilet before a urine test. The Spanish anti-doping agency sent a letter to Real Madrid at the end of September in which they had 10 days to claim. Ramos and the club refused to answer questions from the European Research Collaboration (EIC) network. The agency did not continue with the case “because it did not see any facts that allow concluding that there was an act that constitutes an anti-doping violation.”