Football: Marcelo signs contract extension with Real Madrid
Friday, September 15, 2017
Since joining the club at age eighteen, Marcelo has won a total of seventeen titles with Real Madrid including three, three Spanish Super Cups — — and two each of and . During his tenure at the , Marcelo has featured in 415 matches for the club, and also serves as the vice-captain of the team. Only his compatriot has more appearances as a foreign player for Real Madrid with 527 matches. Due to the suspension in the previous league game, Marcelo is to miss upcoming matches against and .
Per the previous contract, Marcelo was tied with the club until June 2020. Last, year, German midfielder Toni Kroos and Welsh midfielder Gareth Bale signed contract extensions with Madrid which also run until June 2022.
- "Bale signs contract extension with Real Madrid to 2022" — Wikinews, Tuesday, November 1, 2016
- "Toni Kroos signs Real Madrid contract extension" — Wikinews, Saturday, October 15, 2016
- "Marcelo, the best left-back in the world" — , September 14, 2017
- AP. "Real Madrid extends Marcelo's contract until 2022" — , September 13, 2017
- "Marcelo: Brazil international full-back extends Real Madrid contract to 2022" — , September 13, 2017
- "Marcelo's contract extension" — , September 13, 2017