The news comes after Marcelo announced his departure from Real Madrid. All good things must end. Such is the case with Real Madrid’s Marcelo. The 34-year-old is leaving Los Blancos after spending 15 glorious years with them. However, Marcelo haas no intentions of leaving La Liga
Marcelo’s glorious Real Madrid Career
Marcelo is one of the most decorated players of Real Madrid. He has won several accolades with the club. He has 7 La Liga, two Copa del Rey, and five champions league trophies with the club. He has made 544 appearances for the club and has made 103 assists for Madrid. In his farewell speech at Bernabeu, Marcello had this to say about his career.
“I don’t feel like a legend. Life doesn’t end here. I’m going to continue playing. I believe I can continue but I’m not thinking much about the future. The most difficult thing is to say goodbye. To put on this shirt has been the most beautiful.”
The Brazilian joined Real Madrid from Fluminense in 2007. He has played with many legends of Real Madrid such as Raul Gonzalez, Rudd van Nistelrooy, and David Beckham. Marcelo has had a long and consistent career with Real Madrid.
However, Marcelo’s career hasn’t ended yet. During his farewell at St Bernabeu, Marcello said. “I will not retire, not now. I feel I can still play. Facing Real Madrid? It will not be a problem. I am a big Madridista but I am also a big professional.”
Marcelo is staying at Spain and playing at La Liga
Despite the several lucrative offers that Marcelo has had from Turkish, Qatari, and Arabian clubs, Marcello is reluctant to leave Spain. Mundo Deportivo has reported that his reluctance is due to his family. Marcelo’s family has settled in Spain. So staying there is a good decision for Marcelo as well as his family.
Many Spanish clubs are raving to sign the defender. Real Vallodolid, Getafe and Rayo Vallecano are all keen to sign the defender. However, to play for these clubs, he has to accept a significantly lower salary.
Marcelo leaving Real Madrid is the end of an iconic era for the Madridistas. Moreover, The Brazillian was an inspirational player and captain whose cool and collected demeanor has inspired many budding players.