World Best Football Player Marcelo Profile

World Best Football Player Marcelo Profile

 

World Best Football Player Marcelo Profile

World Best Football Player Marcelo Vieira da Silva Profile

Marcelo Vieira da Silva Junior commonly known as Marcelo. He is a Brazilian professional footballer. He plays for Real Madrid and the Brazilian national team as a left back. Marcelo has great technical ability, a fierce shot, and good passing. Mainly a left back, he can also operate as a left winger.

After his breakthrough season, Marcelo was praised by football legends such as Paolo Maldini and Diego Maradona who also called him the best in his position.

Marcelo scored on his Brazil debut against Wales at Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane (the scored finished 2-0). He picked up the ball just outside the Wales box and shot the traditional Brazilian full-back target. Marcelo in the recent past as the former Real Madrid and the Brazilian national team left-back Roberto Carlos. [Citation needed] The two played together in the second half of the 2006-07 season before Carlos’ move to Turkish team Fenerbahe.

He called for the 2008 Olympic team, which won a bronze medal.

In May 2010, named one of seven players to reserve for Brazil 2010 FIFA World Cup squad. [19] Although not called for, then Brazil coach Dunga, his new boss Mano Menezes has chosen once again the friendly against the United States on August 10, 2010, he was the Man of the Match in a 2-1 friendly a victory against Mexico on 11 October 2011, the winning goal by dribbling past several players and then blasting the goal in the net.

Marcelo was elected as a member to play Brazil in the 2013 Confederations Cup. He was in the starting XI for all five matches, including a 3-0 victory over Spain in the final.

The 2014 FIFA World Cup, Marcelo scored an own goal in the 11th minute of the opening game against Croatia on June 12, deflecting a shot by Nikica Jelavi the first goal of the tournament. It was the first own goal, it was the Brazilian in the match, the World Cup, but eventually won the match 3-1.

Personal information

Full name :  Marcelo Vieira da Silva Junior

Date of birth : 12 May 1988

Place of birth :  Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Height :  1.74 m (5 ft 8 1.2″ in)

Playing position :  Left back

Club information

Current club : Real Madrid

Jersey Number : 12

 

World Best Football Player Marcelo Profile