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Join WTFoot and discover everything you want to know about his current girlfriend or wife, his shocking salary and the amazing tattoos that are inked on his body. Find out what house the Brazilian left back lives in or have a quick look at his cars!
May 12th, 1988
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Marcelo Salary & Net Worth Revealed
How much does he earn?
In September 2017 the left back signed a contract with Real Madrid that nets him a whopping salary of 19.5 Million Euro (17.3 Million Pound) per year. We have crunched the numbers, this means he earns €96,669 (£85,765) per day and €4,028 (£3,574) per hour!
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Wow! This means the average man in the UK needs to work for at least 48.1 years to earn the same as El Loco earns in only 1 month.
Net Worth & Market Value
168 Million Euro (149 Million Pound)
25 Million Euro (22.2 Million Pound)
The Brazilian signed for Real Madrid from Fluminense in 2006, and since then has had a storied career spanning 13 years, redefining the full-back position in the process. He has built up quite a fortune during his time in Spain, with a net worth well over €168 million (£149 million). Now at the twilight of his playing career his market value sits at a modest €25 million (£22.2 million), but there are simply some things money can't buy!
The Brazilian left-back has embroidered both his sleeves with ink work; there are pieces dedicated to his wife, children, and his precious grandfather, whom the footballer credits for his success today, as he was the only one to believe in him back when no one else would! (Image: Instagram)
Clarice is a native of Brazil and married El Loco in 2008 after a long-term relationship. (Image: Instagram)
Viera Marcelo - Clarice Alves
The Brazilian couple all smiles as they enjoy the remains of the day. They are parents to two wonderful children. son Enzo and his brother Liam, born 6 years apart. (Image: Instagram)
Family - Get to know them
Son - Enzo
Enzo back in his home country of Brazil on holiday, with his father and sibling Liam. Looks like these naughties have left mommy behind! (Image: Instagram)
Marcelo Car - What does he drive?
No! That's obviously isn't the car a multi-millionaire footballer drives; in fact this old broken down car belonged to his grandfather Pedro, who used to drive the burgeoning footballer to training and local matches back in the day when youngster had nothing in his pockets! The orange motorcar is a sentimental piece for the Brazilian; so much so he's got it tattooed on his skin! (Image: Instagram)
House - Where does he live?
Location: Madrid, Spain
Father and son photographed in front of their mansion in Madrid; by the looks of it (by which we mean those muscles) the two had quite a workout session. (Image: Instagram)
Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, he graduated from the youth academy of Fluminense FC before going on to feature for the first-team briefly; he won the Campeonato Carioca in his only season at the club and was selected in the 2006 Brasileiro Team of the Season as a teenager. In 2007, his move to Real Madrid was dubbed as the “second-coming” of Roberto Carlos; On 7 January 2007, the defender made his debut for the Los Blancos in a 2-0 defeat against Deportivo La Coruña. After enduring a difficult start, error prone start which cost his team on several occasions, the Brazilian slowly found his feet and was a regular fixture in Madrid’s defensive setup; although never a resolute defender he offered a unique blend of offence from the flanks that would mesh perfectly with Madrid’s philosophy of breathtaking attacking football. During a storyboard career spanning over a decade in the iconic white shirt of Real Madrid, El Loco has featured in 489 competitive fixtures, scoring 36 and assisting a ridiculous 91 goals. His partnership on the left flank with Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo supplied much of the firepower that saw Real Madrid enjoy their most successful period since the mid-fifties, as the club were crowned European Champions on 4 occasions between 2013-2018, that included an unprecedented hat-trick of UEFA Champions League titles in the modern era. On the international stage the left-back has been capped for Brazil on more than 50 occasions, featuring in the Olympics, Copa America and the FIFA World Cup on several editions.
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