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


Birthdate:  May 12, 1988    Birthplace:  Rio de Janeiro, Brazil    Nationality:  Brazil    Height:  5' 8"    Weight:  165 lbs    Show ContractHide Contract


Marcelo  Vieira da Silva Junior Contract Information:

Signed an eleven-year contract with Real Madrid in January of 2007.

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March 21, 2016    Marcelo News

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Marcelo won seven tackles, secured three interceptions and put in eight crosses during Sunday's 4-0 win over Sevilla.

The fullback didn't make it onto the scoresheet, but he was excellent at both ends of the pitch in helping his side secure three points. Marcelo had been uncharacteristically quiet on offense in previous matches, so it was a welcome sign to see him more involved Sunday. Marcelo and company will face a tough task following the upcoming international break, with Barcelona next up on the schedule.

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February 18, 2016

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Marcelo won two tackles, put in four crosses and earned an assist off of two key passes in Wednesday's 2-0 win over Roma.

It was a superb all-around effort in Marcelo's return from a brief absence, as he contributed to a clean sheet while assisting on the eventual game-winning goal with a through pass that set Cristiano Ronaldo loose. Marcelo also came close on an improvised volleyed effort, illustrating the type of attacking prowess from the back that makes him an excellent fantasy option. He will likely stick in the lineup this Sunday against Malaga.

January 12, 2016

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Marcelo swung in two crosses, made four key passes, secured three intereptions and attempted a pair of shots in Saturday's 5-0 win over Deportivo.

The 27-year-old put in a strong shift during the dominant victory, doing a little bit of everything for new manager Zinedine Zidane. Marcelo's propensity for getting forward combined with Real Madrid's general dominance makes him an elite fantasy option, and Saturday was a strong representation of what he is capable of most weeks. More of the same should be expected from Marcelo in Sunday's home matchup versus relegation-threatened Sporting Gijon.

November 2, 2015

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Marcelo had an assist as Real Madrid beat Las Palmas 3-1 Saturday.

Marcelo had an excellent game against Las Palmas, helping his side in all areas of the field. It took him just 14 minutes to make his mark, assisting Cristiano Ronaldo with an accurate cross. The Brazilian produced a game-high number of six crosses in total and also registered a shot.

October 26, 2015

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Marcelo scored late in the game as Real Madrid defeated Celta Vigo 3-1 Saturday.

Marcelo only needed one chance to score and that came in the fifth minute of stoppage time when he converted Denis Chershev's assist. Aside from the goal, the Brazilian also produced two crosses and defended well.

October 18, 2015

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Marcelo scored and had a clean sheet Saturday in Real Madrid's 3-0 win over Levante.

Marcelo opened the scoring after 27 minutes when he fired in Cristiano Ronaldo's pass. The defender took two shots in total and also offered a huge threat from the wing, delivering a game-high number of nine crosses. Marcelo additionally kept a clean sheet with ease to complete an all-round excellent performance.

September 27, 2015

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Marcelo had a clean sheet as Real Madrid tied 0-0 Saturday with Malaga.

Marcelo had little work to do in defense and kept a clean sheet with ease, while he also looked effective when getting in attacking positions. He produced 11 crosses in total but his most noticeable contribution was going down from the challenge of Malaga's Nordin Amrabat which got the player sent off.

September 20, 2015

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Marcelo kept a clean sheet as Real Madrid beat Granada 1-0 Saturday.

Marcelo was very impressive in his all-round game against Granada, supporting both the defense and offense effectively. The Brazilian completed a game-high number of eight tackles and four clearances, while he also produced three crosses and got forward well. Real have now not conceded in any of its four games in all competitions this season and Marcelo has played in every match.