Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos has warned his team mates that they have to do their best in every game in order to win La Liga.
“We’ve dropped points along the way but this is a very exciting title race. Barcelona and Atletico don’t allow us any margin for error and that forces us to be at our best in every match,” Ramos said.
“Here we all win and lose together. We need to maintain that mentality,” he added.
Los Merengues sit third in the table, five points behind Atletico Madrid and Barcelona, the only teams that have been able to beat Real this season.
When asked about the criticism about his style of play, Ramos said he simply doesn’t care: “If I start caring about what people say about me, I’ll be wasting my time. It all goes in one ear and out the other. I always give everything and I’m going to stay at Real Madrid for many more years.”
Despite rumours linking him to a move outside the Santiago Bernabeu, Ramos revealed that he will stay at Madrid “for many more years.”
Los Blancos will face Celta Vigo in the first game of 2014, on January 6th. The clash between Barcelona and Atletico the week after could help Real shorten the deficit with La Liga’s leaders.