The official page of the Spanish club Real Madrid celebrated the Brazilian player Marcelo, the star of the royal club, who is preparing to start his fifteenth season with the team, training in preparation for the start of the Spanish League, and published a picture of the player through his personal account on Twitter, during which he appears in the different New Look that appeared on him with short hair, contrary to what is famous done in recent years.
And the official page of the Royal Club wrote in its comment on the photo, “Marcelo begins pre-season preparations for the 15th year in a row with Real Madrid,” and soon the photo garnered many comments from the royal fans.
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Marcelo, at the age of 18, joined Real Madrid for $ 8 million, and quickly established himself as a legend for the royal, winning 19 trophies, including four Champions Leagues, where he was selected in the squad for the season three times, in addition to four titles in the Spanish League. He was named to the FIFA Squad of the Year five times and the UEFA Award for Best Team and Team of the Season in La Liga in 2016.
It is noteworthy that press reports suggested – Sunday – that the Portuguese Jose Mourinho, the technical director of the Italian club Roma, was able to persuade the Brazilian Marcelo, the Spanish star of Real Madrid, to join the ranks of the Italian capital during the current summer Mercato to compensate for the absence of the injured international player Spinazzola, who suffered a tendon injury. Achilles during his team’s previous match against Belgium in the quarter-finals of the European Nations Cup “Euro 2020”, which is currently being held and will continue until the eleventh of this month..
According to the Spanish newspaper, Mundo Deportivo, the former Real Madrid coach contacted the Brazilian with the aim of persuading him to play at the “Olympico” stadium next season to replace Leonardo Spinazzola, who will be absent for up to 6 months after the latter’s injury in the European Championship..
The newspaper quoted the statements of the famous Italian journalist Nicola Schira, in which he confirmed that the Portuguese coach Mourinho initiated an attempt to lure Marcelo, whose contract with the Royal Club expires at the end of the next season 2022..
And Mundo Deportivo newspaper stressed that at the present time, the Brazilian full-back Marcelo will start the preparatory season tomorrow, on the orders of Italian coach Carlo Ancelotti, coach of Real Madrid, and confirmed that he is the captain of the team after the sudden departure of Sergio Ramos when he did not reach an agreement to renew his contract..