Olympiakos shared on the club’s official Twitter account, “The true legend of football has joined Olympiakos. Welcome to Piraeus, Marcelo”.
WASTE ON JULY 1
Marcelo, who played in Real Madrid for 15 years, wasted on July 1 and announced that he was leaving the team. Although the player’s name was mentioned with Turkish teams in the summer period, Leicester City stood out as the team that made the most serious offer.
There were serious offers from MLS and Qatar besides the teams of his country to the player, who was also closely interested in Lazio from Italy.
However, surprisingly, the Brazilian, who accepted the offer made by the Greek team, signed a 1 + 1 year contract.
5 in Los Galacticos Champions League Marcelo, who won a total of 25 trophies, used his decision in favor of Neighbor, causing great surprise in the transfer sports public. So much so that Greek teams with a certain budget would recruit many players who had come to the end of their Turkey adventure in the past years, at low cost, and tended to transfer opportunities. This was not the case with Marcelo.
Turkish football fans shared many messages on social media after Marcelo joined the Greek team, with an annual salary expectation of 4-5 million euros.
Here are some messages on the Marcelo transfer on Twitter;
– If he went to Olympiakos, he would have made it to the Super League, how did we miss Marcelo?
– He crosses the water next year
– How did the Super League miss this man?
– Marcelo, has this been the final of that career?
– Galatasaray wasn’t he looking for left-back?
– Fenerbahce I was waiting for Trabzonspor to win.
Who is Marcelo?
His full name is Marcelo Vieira da Silva Júnior… Brazilian football player was born in 1988 in Rio de Janeiro. Marcelo played for Fluminense from 2002 to 2006. He transferred to Real Madrid in 2006.
Marcelo, who played 557 games for Real Madrid and contributed 41 goals and 103 assists, played 58 times for the national team of his country.
The player’s name was also associated with his country’s teams Palmeiras and Fluminense.
AWESOME GOALS BY MARCELO AGAINST CHELSEA