March 4, 2024

Looking forward to Marcelo, Fluminense fans wear the number 12 Maracanã shirt Fluminense

Marcelo has his name engraved on the shirts of the flu fans: “He will play a lot”

Many fans went into the match against Portuguesa, at 4pm (Brasilia time), for the ninth round of the Carioca tournament, already looking forward to Marcelo, who is due to arrive in Rio in the first half of March. But this Saturday they will have a kind of “apetizer”: before the match, the club will show a videotape on the screens of the Maracanã with the player’s first message to the tricolor.

A fan points to the number 12 of his idol Marcelo – Photo: Thiago Lima

Marcelo’s name on a shirt – Photo: Andre Durao

New Reinforcement Words – Photo: André Durau

Marcelo is the tricolor’s big draw, even from afar – Photo: André Durau

Fans start designing Marcelo’s shirts at Fluminense – Image: Disclosure

Marcelo’s employment

dream Fluminense By Thiago Silva it was again postponed, but another realization: Marcelo will return to the club after 17 seasons. The calf of Xerém and the idol of Real Madrid, from Spain, the 34-year-old left-back was free on the market after finishing with Olympiacos, from Greece, signed a contract until the end of 2024 and will arrive at the main Tricolor signing for 2023.

Remember the path of Marcelo, the former Real Madrid player and new signing with Fluminense

Back to the place where it all began”

– Marcelo, Fluminense’s new winger, after the announcement

The negotiations, which were revealed by the “Vilella Viajante Tricolor” channel on YouTube, were kept in complete secrecy within the club, which announced the signing on Friday afternoon. Marcelo is exposed by Fluminense In 2005, I played with the first team for a year: there were 40 matches, six goals and three assists in the tricolor shirt, before it was sold to Real Madrid for 9 million euros (about 25 million Brazilian reals at the exchange rate at the time).

Fans are shown a personalized T-shirt with Marcelo’s name and number – Image: Thiago Lima/ge

Marcelo is the eighth tricolor promotion of 2023. Prior to that, the club signed left-back Jorge, striker Kino, midfielders Lima and Giovanni, right-back Goga, defender Vitor Mendes and goalkeeper Vitor Odes. Another player close to Fluminense It is midfielder Gabriel Pirani, from Santos, who arrives on loan until the end of the year.

Marcelo played 16 years at Real Madrid, where he became an idol – Image: Victor Lerena/EFE

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