Marcelo Reveals His Idol at Real Madrid
Real Madrid defender Marcelo is not ashamed to reveal his admiration for Roberto Carlos. In fact he calls the Brazilian player as inspiration.
Roberto Carlos is one of the most successful left-backs in the history of Real Madrid. During the uniformed Los Blancos in 1996-2007, Carlos recorded 69 goals and 43 assists from 523 matches in various events.
“I got inspiration to play from Roberto Carlos, Carlos will ride on the left-wing defender like a beast, whether you like my game or not, you will know what I got when I was on the pitch,” Marcelo said.
“I like to attack, but not just that, does it make us have problems in the back line?” Of course not, you can only play with that freedom if you have a good understanding with teammates, “said Marcelo.
Marcelo joined Real Madrid on January 1, 2007. To date, he has packed 28 goals and 78 assists from 413 matches in various events. A number of successful trophies achieved, including three Champions League, four La Liga, to two Club World Cup.
Source: ESPN FC