Marcelo Vieira da Silva Jr. is a Brazilian footballer Who was born on May 12, 1986, in Rio de Janeiro. He is better known as Marcelo. Marcelo is mainly playing as a left-winger in the Brazil team. He also plays as Real Madrid captain in club football. He has gained popularity for his excellent handling techniques, great shots, and passing the ball beautifully.
He is compared to former player Roberto Carlos. “Marcelo is his successor and one of the world’s left-backs,” said Carlos. “His playing skills are better than mine.” He has also received praise from footballers Paolo Maldini and Diego Maradona for their participation in this position.
Marcelo Vieira Full Biography (age, height, weight, wife)
|RealName||Marcelo Vieira da Silva Junior|
|Birth Date||12 May 1988|
|Birth Place||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
|Father||Marcelo Vieira da Silva|
|Mother||Maria da Silva|
|Age in 2020||32 Years|
|Hair Color||Black curved|
|International Debut||2006 against Wales|
|Current Club||Real Madrid|
|Net Worth||$16 million|
|Wife Name||Clarisse Alves|
|Children||Enzo Alves Vieira
Liam Alves Vieira
|School / College||N/A|
|Social Media||Instagram, Twitter, Youtube, Facebook|
|Hobbies||Playing football, Music, Video games|
|Best Friends||Cristiano Ronaldo, Bale|
|Drinking Alcohol||Yes (Occasionally)|
Marcelo Life History:
Marcelo played football when he was just nine years old. At the age of 13, he signed for the Fluminez team in Rio de Janeiro. However, he wanted to quit the football game due to poor results. But his club gave him special consideration and advised him to continue playing. He joined Real Madrid in January 2006. On his arrival, club president Ramon Calderon said he had been signed as a key player. As a brand new young player, he will bring back the normal environment in the team and he has come as part of the plan to bring young players in the team. We are very happy because he is the kind of pearl that Europe wanted to take half. Many viewers compare him to Roberto Carlos.
Then in 2006 he came on the field as an additional player. Where his team defeated Deportivo La Coruna 2-0. Then, on April 14, 2006, coach Fabio Capello fielded Marcelo for the first time against Racing de Santander. In that game, Real Madrid controversially lost 2-1. In the 2006–07 season, he played in almost all league games for Madrid under new manager Bernard Suster. Seeing his ability, running fast on the field, attacking and defending, he became a very important player in Real Madrid.
He then made his debut for Brazil against Wales. His side won the game 2-0 at Tottenham Hotspur’s White Heart Lane. He also played for Real Madrid with Roberto Carlos in the 2006-07 season. He then competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. And the team was able to win a bronze medal. He was then named in the 2010 FIFA World Cup as one of the seven assistants outside Brazil’s main squad. Brazilian coach Dunga did not invite him to play. But later he was invited by the new manager Mano Menezes.
Then on August 10, 2010, he took part in a friendly match against the United States. He was named Man of the Match for his 2-1 win over Mexico on 11 October 2011. He then played in 5 games for Brazil in the 2013 Confederations Cup. Vieira was also part of the team that won 3-0 against Spain in the final. Then,He scored a suicide goal in the 11th minute of the opening match of the FIFA World Cup on June 12, 2014. His goal was the first suicide goal for Brazil in the history of the World Cup.