There's a lot of love in the Spanish camp as Ramos prepares for 100th cap against Finland
), World Cup (2010)
Debut:Spain 3-0 China, 26 March 2005
In another photo tweeted by Arsenal's
Santi Cazorla, Ramos is shown to be particularly affectionate to
Chelsea's Juan Mata in rubbing his knee.
The reality could well be, however, that the defender is simply trying to ensure his team-mates are relaxed and happy so that they can secure victory on such a big personal occasion.
'I feel great pride and responsibility as it is difficult to achieve at my age but I made my debut when I was very young and have had coaches who have trusted in me,' Ramos told AS earlier this week.
'It's a record that I am proud of. I am 26 and am happy to have achieved so much so young.'
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