Marcelo says goodbye to Real Madrid after 16 years in the team


The famous Brazilian defender, Marcelo, will say goodbye to the Spanish club Real Madrid tomorrow, Monday, in the presence of the president of the club, Florentino Perez, after having spent 16 years with the player in the team.

Marcelo, 34, is leaving the royal squad after becoming the team’s most title-winning player in history as the player crossed legend Paco Gento’s balance with Real as he crowned the Spanish League title to his 24th title last season to be with the team, before bolstering this balance with a league title.European champion to increase his tally to 25 titles with Real.

Marcelo won these two titles with Real captaining the team after taking the armband to succeed famed Spanish defender Sergio Ramos, according to the “Europe Press” news agency today, Sunday.

With Real, Marcelo won five titles in the Champions League, four titles in the Club World Cup, three titles in the European Super Cup, six titles in the Spanish League, two titles in the King’s Cup and five titles in the Spanish Super Cup.

Marcelo had moved to Real in late 2006 hoping to make a great career like his compatriot Roberto Carlos, and he started joining the team in January 2007.

Marcelo made 545 appearances for Real Madrid, becoming the eighth player to play the most games in the club’s history.

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