Spanish and European champions Serious Madrid introduced a two-yr contract extension for Brazilian remaining back Marcelo on Wednesday, hours following the player’s appeal against a domestic suspension was rejected.
REUTERS: Spanish and European champions Serious Madrid introduced a two-yr contract extension for Brazilian remaining back Marcelo on Wednesday, hours following the player’s appeal against a domestic suspension was rejected.
Now in his twelfth season at Serious, Marcelo is the 2nd longest serving participant following captain Sergio Ramos, possessing joined the Spanish giants from Brazilian aspect Fluminense aged eighteen back in January 2007, and is the longest serving overseas participant in the club’s record.
Serious stated on their web site that they experienced agreed to increase the player’s contract, at first thanks to expire in 2020, by two years.
The 29-yr-old has gained four Liga titles and a few Champions Leagues with Madrid and has remained just one of the club’s most critical and consistent gamers, carving out a legacy to match compatriot Roberto Carlos, who known as time on 11 trophy-laden seasons with Serious soon following Marcelo joined.
Marcelo has produced 414 appearances in total for Serious and with his contract extension can be expecting to overtake Roberto Carlos’s tally of 527 as the overseas participant with the most appearances for the club.
The Brazilian was despatched off in Real’s 1-1 attract at household to Levante on Saturday for kicking out at an opponent. He will overlook the team’s upcoming two league video games against Serious Sociedad and Serious Betis following his appeal against the ban was rejected by the Spanish Soccer Federation’s level of competition committee.
Marcelo has been provided in the squad for Real’s video game against Cypriot champions APOEL Nicosia on Wednesday as they start out their quest to develop into the initial aspect to get a few successive Champions League competitions in its existing structure.
(Reporting by Richard Martin Modifying by Christian Radnedge)