Spain may have crashed out of Euro 2016 earlier than they should have, but Sergio Ramos is still flying high – after trying out flyboarding while on holiday.
The defender missed an important penalty against Croatia with the score at 1-1, in a game that the two-time defending European champions went on to lose 1-2. That result saw them finish as Group D runners-up and set up a repeat of the Euro 2012 against Italy in the first knockout round.
However, there was to be no repeat of the 4-0 drubbing inflicted on the Azzurri this time – as the Italians were able to gain their revenge for that defeat four years earlier with a 2-0 win, thanks to goals from Giorgio Chiellini and Graziano Pelle, and inflict Spain’s first knockout defeat in a major tournament since 2006.
It’s not all been doom and gloom for Ramos though. Not only has he picked up his fourth Champions League winner’s medal following that penalty shootout win over bitter rivals Atletico Madrid at the end of last season, it now appears that the Real captain has perfected his superhero impression by mastering the art of flyboarding.
Posting on Instagram, Ramos unleashed his inner Buzz Lightyear by tagging the picture with “To infinity and beyond.” As this video shows, he’s definitely perfected the superhero pose and – much like he does with his defending at the Santiago Bernabeu – he appears to make the whole thing look effortless.
This appears to be just the latest talent that the 30-year-old has unveiled recently – after he recently showed that he more than matched Spanish teammate Gerard Pique’s partner Shakira in the singing stakes.
Taking a starring role in La Roja Baila, Spain’s song for Euro 2016, Ramos looked as if he’d have no problem at representing his country in the Eurovision Song Contest once his football career comes to an end.