MATHIAS JORGENSEN says that no-nonsense Spanish star Sergio Ramos is his role model.
Huddersfield defender Jorgensen admires everything about the uncompromising Ramos, including his win-at-all-costs attitude.
He says Ramos, who has been in the headlines for all the wrong reasons in recent months, embodies Real Madrid and is the best centre-half in the world.
“He’s just a great defender,” said the Denmark international, 28.
“He also has a lot of character, whether you like it or not.
“He scores goals, which for a defender is an amazing feat.
“No other centre-half in the world rivals his scoring percentage. That’s who I like personally. The man’s won everything and yet he goes out there and he wants to win every game.
“I just like how he embodies Real Madrid, the club.”
Ramos doesn’t endear himself to everyone with his style, though.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp, who was the best man at Huddersfield manager David Wagner’s wedding, was particularly scathing of the player after this year’s Champions League final.
That was when Ramos cynically showed the controversial side of his game with a tackle that prevented key man Mohamed Salah playing any further part. Jorgensen says he