José Carlos (footballer, born 1996)
|Full name||José Carlos Ramírez Suárez|
|Date of birth||10 May 1996|
|Place of birth||Paradas, Spain|
|Height||1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|2017–2018||→ Lorca (loan)||5||(0)|
|2017||→ Lorca B (loan)||1||(0)|
|2018||→ Lugo (loan)||6||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 July 2020|
Born in Paradas, Seville, Andalusia, José Carlos joined Real Betis' youth setup in 2004, aged eight. In 2007, after being rarely used, he returned to his hometown and joined Paradas Balompié, returning to Betis only in 2010.
On 5 October 2014 José Carlos made his debut with the reserves, starting in a 0–2 Segunda División B home loss against UCAM Murcia CF. He became an undisputed starter for the side shortly after, contributing with 22 appearances during his first campaign.
On 4 April 2016, José Carlos renewed his contract until 2019. Promoted to the first team ahead of the 2016–17 season, he made his professional debut on 29 November by starting in a 1–0 Copa del Rey home win against Deportivo de La Coruña.
José Carlos made his La Liga debut on 4 December 2016, playing the full 90 minutes in a 3–3 home draw against Celta de Vigo. The following 8 August, he was loaned to Lorca FC, newly promoted to Segunda División, for one year.
On 31 January 2018, José Carlos was loaned to fellow second tier club CD Lugo for six months, with a permanent contract agreed after the expiration of the loan deal. He scored his first professional goal on 19 October 2019, netting the opener in a 3–2 home win against SD Huesca.
- Spain U19
- "José Carlos Ramírez, un joven bético que sueña con ser el primer paradense en la élite del fútbol mundial" [José Carlos Ramírez, a young bético who dreams about being the first paradense in the top tier of world football] (in Spanish). Arahal Información. 26 August 2016. Retrieved 30 November 2016.
- "Sin goles no hay paraiso. Betis B 0 – UCAM Murcia 2" [No goals no paradise. Betis B 0 – UCAM Murcia 2] (in Spanish). Manquepierda. 5 October 2014. Retrieved 30 November 2016.
- "José Carlos renueva su contrato con el Real Betis" [José Carlos renews his contract with Real Betis] (in Spanish). Real Betis. 4 April 2016. Retrieved 30 November 2016.
- "El Betis aprovecha el oportunismo de Sanabria" [Betis take advantage of Sanabria's opportunism] (in Spanish). Marca. 29 November 2016. Retrieved 30 November 2016.
- "La lluvia en Sevilla es una pura maravilla" [The rain in Seville is a pure wonder] (in Spanish). Marca. 4 December 2016. Retrieved 4 December 2016.
- "José Carlos will play on loan at Lorca FC". Real Betis. 8 August 2017. Archived from the original on 9 August 2017. Retrieved 8 August 2017.
- "Real Betis and CD Lugo agree for the loan of José Carlos". Real Betis. 31 January 2018. Retrieved 1 February 2018.
- "José Carlos Ramírez, nuevo jugador de la AD Alcorcón" [José Carlos Ramírez, new player of AD Alcorcón] (in Spanish). AD Alcorcón. 4 August 2020. Retrieved 9 August 2020.
- Haslam, Andrew. "Spain see off Russia for seventh Under-19 crown". UEFA. Retrieved 25 May 2016.