Real Madrid issued a statement denying reports about Ramos’ failed drugs test before 2017 UCL final. European champions Real Madrid defended their captain Sergio Ramos. Sergio Ramos was named in reports of having failed a drugs test at the 2017 UCL final win over Juventus. German magazine Der Spiegel claimed that Ramos tested positive for dexamethasone. Der Spiegel also said that UEFA had accepted an apology from Ramos.