Ruy Ramos

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Ruy Ramos
Ruy Ramos on February 17, 2010.jpg
Ramos in 2010
Personal information
Full name Ruy Ramos
Date of birth (1957-02-09) February 9, 1957 (age 64)
Place of birth Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1977–1996 Verdy Kawasaki 302 (83)
1996–1997 Kyoto Purple Sanga 20 (0)
1997–1998 Verdy Kawasaki 39 (0)
Total 361 (83)
National team
1990–1995 Japan 32 (1)
Teams managed
2005 Japan beach soccer
2006–2007 Tokyo Verdy
2009–2013 Japan beach soccer
2014–2016 FC Gifu
2018–2019 Japan beach soccer
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Ruy Ramos (ラモス 瑠偉, Ramos Ruy, born February 9, 1957) is a former Japanese football player and manager. He played for the Japan national team.

Biography[change | change source]

Ramos was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on February 9, 1957. In 1977, he moved to Japan at the age of 20 and joined Japan Soccer League club Yomiuri (later Verdy Kawasaki). The club won the champions in Japan Soccer League 5 times, JSL Cup 3 times and Emperor's Cup 3 times. In Asia, the club also won 1987 Asian Club Championship. In 1992, Japan Soccer League was folded and founded new league J1 League. The club won the J1 League champions in 1993 and 1994. The club also won 1992, 1993 and 1994 J.League Cup. In summer 1996, he moved to Kyoto Purple Sanga. In summer 1997, he returned to Verdy Kawasaki and he retired end of 1998 season. He was 41 years old. He was selected "Japanese Footballer of the Year award" 2 times and Best Eleven 8 times. He was the one of the most central player in golden era in Yomiuri/Verdy history.

Ramos obtained Japanese citizenship in 1989. In September 1990, when he was 33 years old, he was called up for the Japan national team for the 1990 Asian Games. On September 26, he debuted against Bangladesh. After his debut, he became a regular player for Japan. He was a member of the Japan team that won the 1992 Asian Cup and he played 4 matches in the competition. Under manager Hans Ooft, Japan progressed to the final qualifying stage for the 1994 World Cup. Ramos was on the pitch when Japan's hope to play in the finals was dashed by an injury-time Iraqi equaliser in the last qualifier, the match that the Japanese fans now refer to as the "Agony of Doha" (ドーハの悲劇). In 1995, Ramos also played at King Fahd Cup. He played 32 games and scored 1 goal for Japan until 1995.

In 2005, Ramos became a manager for Japan national beach soccer team. He managed at 2005 Beach Soccer World Cup and Japan finished at the 4th place. In September 2005, he signed with Kashiwa Reysol and served as an assistant coach. In 2006, he moved to J2 League club Tokyo Verdy and became a manager. In 2007, the club won the 2nd place and was promoted to J1 League from 2008. He resigned end of 2007 season, without managing in J1. In 2009, he became a manager Japan national beach soccer team again and managed until 2013. In 2014, he signed with J2 club FC Gifu and managed until July 2016..

In 2018, Ramos was selected Japan Football Hall of Fame.

Statistics[change | change source]

[1][2]

Club statistics League CupLeague CupTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
JapanLeague Emperor's Cup J.League CupTotal
1977 Yomiuri JSL Division 2 4 5 2 1 0 0 6 6
1978 JSL Division 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1979 15 14 0 0 4 4 19 18
1980 15 7 2 1 2 1 19 9
1981 9 1 0 0 1 0 10 1
1982 13 1 3 1 1 0 17 2
1983 14 10 3 1 0 0 17 11
1984 16 9 0 0 2 2 18 11
1985/86 18 7 2 1 4 0 24 8
1986/87 15 4 5 1 0 0 20 5
1987/88 17 4 5 1 0 0 22 5
1988/89 17 3 3 1 3 2 23 6
1989/90 22 5 3 0 3 3 28 8
1990/91 21 2 2 0 2 0 25 2
1991/92 18 2 5 0 5 0 28 2
1992 Verdy Kawasaki J1 League - 4 1 8 1 12 2
1993 30 4 1 0 1 0 32 4
1994 26 3 0 0 3 0 29 3
1995 23 2 0 0 - 23 2
1996 9 0 0 0 0 0 9 0
1996 Kyoto Purple Sanga J1 League 10 0 2 2 9 0 21 2
1997 10 0 0 0 2 0 12 0
1997 Verdy Kawasaki J1 League 10 0 2 0 0 0 12 0
1998 29 0 0 0 1 0 30 0
Country Japan 361 83 44 11 51 13 456 107
Total 361 83 44 11 51 13 456 107

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Japan national team
YearAppsGoals
1990 3 0
1991 2 0
1992 10 0
1993 14 1
1994 0 0
1995 3 0
Total 32 1

References[change | change source]

  1. Ruy Ramos at National-Football-Teams.com Edit this at Wikidata
  2. Ruy Ramos at J.League (in Japanese) Edit this at Wikidata
  3. Japan National Football Team Database

Other websites[change | change source]