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27-Year-Old Defender     Real Madrid  La Liga      Full Name: Marcelo Vieira da Silva Junior


Birthdate:  May 12, 1988    Birthplace:  Rio de Janeiro    Nationality:  Brazil    Height:  5' 8"    

May 30, 2015    Marcelo News

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Marcelo will miss the Copa America because of a back injury, FourFourTwo reports.

Marcelo has suffered with severe back pain ever since he went to jump for Real Madrid in a recent training session. The fullback requires three weeks to recover and is not currently even able to walk according to team doctors. As a result, Brazil have been forced to replace Marcelo With Geferson of Internacional ahead of the tournament which starts On Jun. 11.

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Marcelo: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

May 24, 2015

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Marcel netted Saturday as Real Madrid beat Getafe 7-3.

Marcelo scored in the last minute of the game to seal another huge Real win. He slid in to finish Jese's pinpoint cross and score just his second league goal of the season. He also produced a game-high number of eight crosses and was superb offensively throughout. The Brazilian perhaps neglected the defensive side of his game as a consequence, conceding three in the first 42 minutes.

May 18, 2015

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Marcelo scored his first league goal of the season as Real Madrid beat Espanyol 4-1 Sunday.

Marcelo played a one-two with Cristiano Ronaldo before striking Real into a 2-1 lead in the 79th minute. The fullback took two shots in total and also produced four crosses in a dynamic display.

May 10, 2015

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Marcelo came on as a half-time substitute Saturday and kept a clean sheet as Real Madrid tied 2-2 with Valencia.

Real looked a much stronger outfit with Marcelo in the side after the team had conceded twice without him in the first half. Marcelo made the defense look more solid while the fullback also delivered some threatening passes and produced one shot.

May 3, 2015

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Marcelo played 83 minutes as Real Madrid defeated Seveilla 3-2 Saturday.

Marcelo may have conceded twice and lost his clean sheet but did well offensively throughout. He delivered a game-high number of four crosses and made several incisive runs when he had the opportunity. The Brazilian was later replaced by Alvaro Arbeloa with seven minutes remaining.

April 27, 2015

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Marcelo conceded twice as Real Madrid beat Celta Vigo 4-2 Sunday.

Marcelo looked off the pace for much of the game and lost his clean sheet after just nine minutes. He was often out of position in defense while he also didn't manage a single cross and completed just 31 passes.

April 21, 2015

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Marcelo is suspended for Wednesday's Champions League tie with Atletico Madrid due to a card suspension.

Fabio Coentrao is expected to replace Marcelo, though the former missed last weekend's La Liga match due to injury.

April 19, 2015

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Marcelo made a game-high number of tackles as Real Madrid overcame Malaga 3-1 Saturday.

Marcelo perhaps wasn't as offensive as he usually is but made a decent contribution at the back. He completed four tackles and also made a decent number of interceptions to break up the opposition's attack.