Aaron Ramsey started his youth career at Cardiff City after being spotted by the club in a tournament at the age of eight. After spending his childhood progressing through the ranks, Ramsey made his first team debut for Cardiff as a substitute in the last home game of the 2006/07 Championship season. This made him the youngest player to ever represent Cardiff aged just 16 and 124 days. Ramsey made a name for himself in the 2013-14 season where he scored several goals making him one of the most promising midfielders in the Premier League.
Ramsey signed his first professional contract in December 2007 and made his first full start for Cardiff in January 2008. Over the course of the season, Ramsey became a much more frequent starter attracting the interest of several Premiership clubs in the process. With an impressive cameo appearance in the FA Cup final defeat to Portsmouth, it proved to be his last game for the team
Several Premier League clubs were after Ramsey with Arsenal and Manchester United as the two most notable. Eventually, the young midfielder chose Arsenal after manager Arsene Wenger personally flew him to Switzerland to talk through plans for his development. Ramsey's competitive debut for Arsenal came in the UEFA Champions League 3rd qualifying round against FC Twente on the 13th August whilst his league debut arrived exactly a month later against Blackburn Rovers. On the 23rd September 08, Ramsey contributed two assists in Arsenal's 6-0 demolition of Sheffield United in the Carling Cup 3rd round. His first goal for the club arrived in the 5-2 away victory away to Fenerbahce in the Champions League becoming the 5th youngest ever goalscorer in the competition. After a bit part season, Ramsey signed a new long term deal at Arsenal in July 2009. He began the 2009/10 campaign with a goal in the 4-1 victory against Portsmouth before contributing an assist against Celtic in the Champions League.
Ramsey's career for the Welsh national team is still yet to properly take off. The midfielder made eleven appearances for the Wales U21 team scoring one goal in the process. Ramsey's debut for the full national team arrived in November 2008 and he has managed 11 caps for the team to date.