Marcelo Vieira


Marcelo Vieira Bio

Who is Marcelo Vieira

A Brazilian professional football player who plays as left back and also as left winger for Spanish club Real Madrid and also for the Brazilian national team squad.

Early Life (Childhood)

Marcelo was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He even considered quitting football to work instead in order to help his family because of his family poor background but Fluminese regarding his talent in football made sure that he carried on playing.

Interesting Facts

He tattooed his grandfather on his arm San Pedro who used to pay the money so he could keep playing football back in Brazil. According to him if it wasn't for his grandfather he would have never played football.

Personal Life

He is married to his longtime girlfriend Clarisse Alves introduced by her brother when they were only 15 years old. He has a son named Enzo Gattuso Alves Vieira born on 24 September 2009.


He was named in the 55 player shortlist for the FIFA World XI for achievements. He is considered as "Best left back in the world" and he is also named as third best player in the League after Cristiano Ronaldo and Messi


In 2014 FIFA World Cup he was criticized due to his suicide goal against Croatia giving one goal lead and putting an enormous pressure on the Brazilian team in the first half but meanwhile Neymar's goal via a penalty shoot and leveled the game