List of clubs Marcelo played:

Marcelo Vieira da Silva Júnior or Marcelo is a Brazilian professional football player who plays as a left-back. He is widely known for his offensive capabilities, trickery, and mastered technical abilities. Marcelo’s name is among the finest left-back of all time in the history of football. Marcelo can be considered a one-club player as he spent most of the time of his career in Real Madrid. He is one of the most decorated players of Real Madrid with 25 trophies in his name. 

Born in Rio de Janeiro Brazil, he started his career with Fluminense in 2005, and in his debut season, he was named in the 2006 Brasileiro Team of the Season. Marcelo is a very special player in terms of play style as there are a lot of key elements of the game that he has mastered. His clever movement, attacking, speed, and offensive style of play make him a hefty wall and a threat for opponents. He was often found smashing the opponents with his typical strong gameplay and was also loved by Real Madrid fans for his lovable equation with Cristiano Ronaldo.

Marcelo’s Club Timeline:

1. Fluminense ( 2005-07)

2. Real Madrid (2007-22)

3. Olympiacos (2022-23)

4. Fluminense (2023- present day)

1. Fluminense ( 2005-07)

Marcelo started his football journey at the age of 9 when he used to play futsal. After gettint to the age of 13, he was a part of the Fluminense team but he was about to quit the game due to his financially weak conditions. His grandfather was the person who encouraged him to play and build a career in the game. 

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On 24 February 2023, Marcelo decided to make his comeback to Fluminense and made his first appearance in the Copa Libertadores on April 5 winning by 3-1 against Sporting Cristal. His first goal in the second tenure was against Flamengo in a 4-1 victory and also won his first trophy with the club.

2. Real Madrid (2007-22)

Marcelo joined Real Madrid in January 2007. Being a young player he was energetic, and powerful gameplay. Marcelo was a player from whom a next level of performance was expected. His first start with Real Madrid was against Racing de Santander which ended in a 2-1 loss. In the 2007-08 season, Marcelo started almost every game for Madrid and his gameplay made him an important asset for Real Madrid. 

In 2009, Marcelo’s performance graph consistently fell and was benched due to this. As the new manager Juande Ramos took charge of the team, he decided to deploy Marcelo as a winger and luckily this formula worked out. The Brazilian restyled his game and scored a goal in Madrid’s commanding win over Sporting Gijon. After this change in his role, there was a commendable change in his stats and game as well.

Marcelo’s role was changed after Mourinho’s arrival as he was deployed as a left-back again. He started all the games in the 2010-11 season and was named in the FIFA World XI. His first goal of the season was against Espanyol and was a 1-0 win and his performance in the Champions League earned him a starting spot in UEFA’s Starting XI. 

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The opening goal for Real Madrid in the Guinness International Champions Cup 2013 final was against Chelsea by Marcelo. He also scored Real Madrid’s third goal in the 4-1 win over Atletico Madrid in the Champions League Finals where he came up as a substitute for Fabio Coentrao.


Marcelo extended his stay in Real Madrid till 2020 after signing the contract on 10 July 2015. His first goal of the season was on 18 October 2015 against Levante in a 3-0 win. He played a total of 30 matches when Madrid won La Liga and was also a regular starter in the Champions League which Madrid defeated Juventus by 4-1.

In 2018, Marcelo lifted the Club World Cup for the third time and also won the league title appearing 15 times. In 2021, Marcelo made his 100th Champions League appearance in a 5-0 win at Shakhtar Donetsk. In 2022 after winning La Liga, Marcelo became the player with the most number of titles in the history of Real Madrid. His journey with Real Madrid came to an end after winning the Champions League trophy against Liverpool and decided to leave the club after 15 years.

3. Olympiacos (2022-23)

On 3 September 2022, Marcelo shook hands with the Super League Greece club Olympiacos. In the Greek Cup round of 16, Marcelo scored 3 times in 2 matches against Atromitos. Marcelo’s performance was satisfactory as he scored 3 goals in 10 matches and also left a good impact in the league as a team player.

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Marcelo’s contract with Olympiacos was terminated on 18 February 2023 after just 5 months. 

International Career Of Marcelo:

Marcelo scored on his Brazil debut on 5 September 2006, in a 2-1 victory against Wales. Marcelo was also being compared to the former legends of Brazil as his performance was very much resembling the older ones. He was a part of Brazil’s 2008 Olympic Squad and also won the Bronze Medal. He was also named in the backup squad of the 2010 FIFA World Cup Internationale

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In the 2012 Summer Olympics, he also won a silver medal and was selected for the 23-man squad for the 2013 Confederations Cup. In 2018, Marcelo was named the captain of the Brazil national team and played his last international in the form of their defeat to Belgium in the quarter-finals. 

Some remarkable moments in the career of Marcelo:

-ESPN Best Back of the Year 2017,18

-France Football Team of the Decade (2010-2019)

-UEFA Team of the Year 2011, 2017, 2018

-FIFA World Cup Dream Team 2014, 2018


What was Marcelo’s highest market value?

Marcelo’s highest market value was 70 million euros.


Did Marcelo win a World Cup title in his career?

Marcelo had a successful career but could not win the World Cup title


In which Club is Marcelo playing now?

Marcelo is currently playing with Fluminense.


What is Marcelo’s net worth as of now?

Marcelo’s net worth is around $17 million in 2023.

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