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.
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