Sign in
Download Opera News App

News Sports




UEFA Champions League

End Of An Era As Star Real Madrid Captain Leaves The Club After Winning The Champions League

Veteran Brazilian full-back Marcelo has confirmed he is leaving Real Madrid following their Champions League final triumph. Lifting the 14th Champions League title wearing Real Madrid’s armband was Marcelo’s last duty as a Madrid player, the Brazilian defender confirmed he's Leaving.

Marcelo will exit the club with 25 titles as a Madridista, which is more than any other player in club history. It had been speculated that the Brazilian may accept a pay cut to remain with Madrid next season. Marcelo, who joined Madrid from Fluminense, made 18 appearances in all competitions this campaign.

Marcelo signed for Real Madrid as a teenager in 2007 for €6.5m. 15 years, 556 appearances, 41 goals and 103 assists later, he leaves the white house with five Champions Leagues. If he isn’t a legend, he isn’t too far off.

Meanwhile, one of the stars of their run to the final, Luka Modric has agreed a one-year contract extension, according to reports. Following on from the final, Italian football journalist Fabrizio Romano said that an official statement would soon be announced regarding the contract extension.

Content created and supplied by: Mainooco (via Opera News )

Champions League Madrid Madridista Marcelo Real Madrid


Load app to read more comments