He left as a boy and returned as a king. Marcelo traveled to his native Brazil to join his former team.
Brazilian Serie A Fluminense said on the club website on the 25th (Korean time), “He is back! Fluminense has agreed to a contract with Marcelo안전놀이터. The child who left to conquer the world has returned home.”
“Marcelo is one of the great jewels of Fluminense youth. In 2005, at the age of just 17, he developed into a key member and won titles at Campeonato Cahioca and Takario. It attracted people’s attention and moved to Spain.”
“It’s hard to even express what this moment means to me. I dreamed of returning to the club that trained me and taught me about football for many years,” said Marcelo. With this, Marcelo completed his return to his former team Fluminense after 16 years.
Marcelo, who entered Spain in 2007, left a mark at Real Madrid, the ‘star corps’ for as much as 15 years. He led Real’s golden years as he established himself as a key force and then replaced direct senior Roberto Carlos for Real and the Brazilian national team.
His winning career is also great. With Real Madrid, Marcelo won 6 Spanish La Liga titles, 2 Copa del Rey titles, 5 Supercopa de España titles, and 5 UEFA Champions League (UCL) titles, among the best left-backs in the world. reigned as
Marcelo took over the captain’s armband after Sergio Ramos left him. But he, too, could not escape the years. Last summer Marcelo decided to end his association with Real Madrid. After that, he joined Greek Olympiacos as a surprise and continued his career in Europe.
Marcelo, who played Elada in the Greek Superliga for about half a year. Afterwards, the contract with Olympiacos was terminated and he became a free agent (FA). The possibility was also raised that he could follow his old teammate Cristiano Ronaldo to Saudi Arabia’s Al Nasr.
However, Marcelo chose Fluminense to return to his hometown team and Brazil. A 1+1 year contract signed at a time when he was already in his late 30s. In fact, it seems that Marcelo will end his playing career after performing his ‘last dance’ at Fluminense.