Marcelo bidding adieu to Actual Madrid.© AFP
mentioned an emotional goodbye to Actual Madrid on Monday as probably the most adorned participant within the membership’s historical past however insisted he has no plans to retire. The 34-year-old has spent 15 years on the Santiago Bernabeu and can be a free agent when his contract expires on the finish of the month. Marcelo gained 25 trophies at Actual Madrid, together with 5 Champions League, six La Liga and two Copa del Rey titles. Amongst these attending a farewell ceremony in Valdebebas have been Marcelo’s teammates, Actual Madrid president Florentino Perez, in addition to Carlo Ancelotti and , who’s at present answerable for the membership’s B crew.
“Once I signed for Madrid, in my head I assumed I might attain the highest, and right here I’m the participant with probably the most titles in its historical past,” mentioned Marcelo who broke down in tears.
“It isn’t goodbye, I do not really feel like I am leaving Madrid. For those who do not give me a ticket, there can be bother,” he joked.
Marcelo mentioned he would haven’t any downside enjoying in opposition to Actual Madrid sooner or later, preserving open the likelihood he’ll be a part of one other crew in Europe.
“I have never considered retiring, I believe I can nonetheless play,” he mentioned. “I do not assume enjoying in opposition to Madrid can be an issue, I could not have finished any extra. I am very skilled.”
Marcelo collected his fifth Champions League title final month as Actual Madrid defeated Liverpool in Paris to win a 14th European Cup.