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Marcelo Vieira da Silva Júnior is a Brazilian footballer who plays for Real Madrid and the Brazilian national team. Marcelo joined Real Madrid during the January transfer window in 2007. Marcelo made his debut as a substitute in the 2–0 defeat against Deportivo La Coruña on 7 January 2007. On 18 April 2009, he scored his third goal of his Real Madrid career, when he scored the only goal of the game against Recreativo de Huelva away from home. On 25 November 2010, Marcelo was named as a part of the 55 player shortlist for the FIFA World XI. He scored his first goal of the new season in a 1–0 win against RCD Espanyol on 13 February. He had a terrific match against Olympique Lyonnais in the Champions League; he opened the scoring with his first-ever Champions League goal and assisted Karim Benzema's goal and was named man of the match at the end. Diego Maradona said he was the third best player in La Liga, after Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. On 3 December 2011, Marcelo scored Madrid's third goal in a 3–0 victory over Sporting de Gijón in La Liga. Marcelo was also involved with the Brazilian Olympic Football Team at the London Olympics of 2012.   Marcelo Vieira da Silva Júnior is a Brazilian footballer who plays for Real Madrid and the Brazilian national team. Marcelo joined Real Madrid during the January transfer window in 2007. Marcelo made his debut as a substitute in the 2–0 defeat against Deportivo La Coruña on 7 January 2007. On 18 April 2009, he scored his third goal of his Real Madrid career, when he scored the only goal of the game against Recreativo de Huelva away from home. On 25 November 2010, Marcelo was named as a part of the 55 player shortlist for the FIFA World XI. He scored his first goal of the new season in a 1–0 win against RCD Espanyol on 13 February. He had a terrific match against Olympique Lyonnais in the Champions League; he opened the scoring with his first-ever Champions League goal and assisted Karim Benzema's goal and was named man of the match at the end. Diego Maradona said he was the third best player in La Liga, after Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. On 3 December 2011, Marcelo scored Madrid's third goal in a 3–0 victory over Sporting de Gijón in La Liga. Marcelo was also involved with the Brazilian Olympic Football Team at the London Olympics of 2012.    
Basic Player Info
Full Name Marcelo Vieira da Silva Júnior
Nationality Brazil
Position Defender
Current Club Real Madrid
Shirt Number 12
Career
Clubs
Real Madrid Jan 2007 - Present
Fluminense Jul 2005 - Dec 2006
National
Brazil Under 21 Jan 2008 - Dec 2008
Brazil Under 23 Jan 2012 - Dec 2012
Brazil Jan 2008 - Present
Stats
Clubs
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Real Madrid
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2017/2018 Primera División 12 1 1 1 1 947
UEFA Champions League 4 0 1 0 0 328
Super Cup 2 0 1 1 0 180
UEFA Super Cup 1 0 0 0 0 90
2016/2017 Primera División 30 2 10 2 0 2277
UEFA Champions League 11 1 2 1 0 1001
Copa del Rey 3 1 1 2 0 270
UEFA Super Cup 1 0 0 0 0 120
2015/2016 Primera División 30 2 3 2 0 2473
UEFA Champions League 11 0 1 0 0 910
2014/2015 Primera División 34 2 7 9 0 2930
UEFA Champions League 11 1 2 4 0 778
Copa del Rey 3 1 0 2 0 211
Super Cup 2 0 0 0 0 110
UEFA Super Cup 1 0 0 0 0 6
2013/2014 Primera División 28 1 6 3 0 2175
UEFA Champions League 7 1 1 2 0 585
Copa del Rey 4 0 0 0 0 238
2012/2013 Primera División 14 0 0 2 0 1064
UEFA Champions League 2 1 1 0 0 180
Super Cup 2 0 0 0 0 98
Copa del Rey 1 0 0 0 0 46
2011/2012 Primera División 32 3 5 3 0 2719
UEFA Champions League 7 0 4 2 2 466
Copa del Rey 3 0 0 0 0 224
Super Cup 2 0 0 1 1 134
2010/2011 Primera División 32 3 5 7 0 2737
UEFA Champions League 12 2 2 1 0 991
Copa del Rey 6 0 0 1 0 514
2009/2010 Primera División 35 4 9 5 0 3002
UEFA Champions League 6 0 0 3 0 496
Copa del Rey 2 0 0 0 0 49
2008/2009 Primera División 27 4 0 11 2 2064
UEFA Champions League 5 0 0 1 0 360
2007/2008 Primera División 24 0 0 8 0 2094
UEFA Champions League 6 0 0 0 0 540
2006/2007 Primera División 6 0 0 0 0 169
Total 419 30 62 74 6 33576
Fluminense
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National
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Brazil Under 21
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2008 Beijing Olympics 6 1 0 2 0 570
Total 6 1 0 2 0 570
Brazil
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Brazil Under 23
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