The 28-year-old believes that it is unfair to single out his Real Madrid team-mate for a torrid team performance against the Dutch and vows that Spain will recover against ChileBy Pilar Suarez in Curitiba
Sergio Ramos insists Real Madrid team-mate Iker Casillas does not deserve to be singled out for criticism after Spain's 5-1 thrashing at the hands of Netherlands.
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After the game the 31-year-old fronted up to the media and apologised to Spain fans for his performance but Ramos is adamant that every one of Vicente del Bosque's team must take their share of the blame for the result.
"This is not a day to point at just one player - we are a team that has been champions for the last [few] years," he told reporters at a press conference in Curitiba on Saturday.
"I see Iker as another team-mate. The pressure is on all of us and we have to shoulder that. I see Iker as having has as bad a time as any other [of my] team-mates."
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"This match was one of the worst of my professional career but there's no time for lamentations," he added.
"The team is more united than ever, we're full of passion and we could [happily] play tomorrow against Chile. This is not possible and we can't forget about [Friday's] match but this motivates you to keep on going forward with pride."