Spanish and European champions Serious Madrid declared a two-12 months agreement extension for Brazilian left back Marcelo on Wednesday, several hours soon after the player’s attraction against a domestic suspension was rejected.
REUTERS: Spanish and European champions Serious Madrid declared a two-12 months agreement extension for Brazilian left back Marcelo on Wednesday, several hours soon after the player’s attraction against a domestic suspension was rejected.
Now in his twelfth time at Serious, Marcelo is the next longest serving participant soon after captain Sergio Ramos, acquiring joined the Spanish giants from Brazilian aspect Fluminense aged eighteen back in January 2007, and is the longest serving foreign participant in the club’s record.
Serious claimed on their web site that they experienced agreed to prolong the player’s agreement, at first because of to expire in 2020, by two a long time.
The 29-12 months-old has won four Liga titles and 3 Champions Leagues with Madrid and has remained a person of the club’s most crucial and steady gamers, carving out a legacy to match compatriot Roberto Carlos, who known as time on 11 trophy-laden seasons with Serious shortly soon after Marcelo joined.
Marcelo has made 414 appearances in full for Serious and with his agreement extension can assume to overtake Roberto Carlos’s tally of 527 as the foreign participant with the most appearances for the club.
The Brazilian was sent off in Real’s 1-1 attract at home to Levante on Saturday for kicking out at an opponent. He will overlook the team’s following two league game titles against Serious Sociedad and Serious Betis soon after his attraction against the ban was rejected by the Spanish Soccer Federation’s opposition committee.
Marcelo has been integrated in the squad for Real’s video game against Cypriot champions APOEL Nicosia on Wednesday as they commence their quest to turn into the initially aspect to win 3 successive Champions League competitions in its recent structure.
(Reporting by Richard Martin Modifying by Christian Radnedge)