Real Madrid has shot down a report that defender Sergio Ramos has twice breached anti-doping rules.
Der Spiegel claims that Ramos skipped refused one test by going to the shower and failed another, which was overruled because the drugs were administered for legitimate medical reasons.
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But Real released a three-point rejection of the report, beginning with a strong “Sergio Ramos has never breached anti-doping regulations.”
Ramos is probably the biggest villain in the top European leagues, but Real claims that he passed tests from UEFA and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).
As much as any number of supporters would be thrilled to caught Ramos cheating, it seems La Liga’s giants have his back.