- Raul and Carlo Ancelotti could not hold back the tears while watching Marcelo say his goodbyes to Real Madrid following the expiration of his contract
- The Brazilian left-back bid an emotional farewell to Real Madrid on Monday, June 13, at a press conference to end 15 years of service for the club
- Marcelo won a total of 25 trophies with Real Madrid to become the most successful player in the club’s history
Brazilian defender, Marcelo left Real Madrid icon Raul and manager Carlo Ancelotti in tears during the left-back’s press conference to say farewell to the Los Blancos.
Marcelo brought to an end his 15-year stay with the Galacticos in an emotional press conference on Monday, June 13, which had present club president, Florentino Perez and other Real Madrid icons.
Former Real Madrid forward, Raul was spotted with tear-filled eyes after Marcelo paid tribute to the legendary forward, who the left-back revealed has been his role model at the club Daily Mail reports.
Real Madrid manager, Carlo Ancelotti, who coached the Brazilian left-back to win his 5th UEFA Champions League title, was also seen crying during the press conference.
Marcelo is leaving Real Madrid as the club’s most decorated player after winning 25 trophies with the Los Blancos, including 6 La Liga titles.
Cristiano Ronaldo sends a heartfelt message to Marcelo
Meanwhile, Cristiano Ronaldo has described Brazilain defender as more than just a teammate, but a brother as the left-back departs Real Madrid after 15-years at the club Marca reports.
Ronaldo played alongside Marcelo at Real Madrid and both players were instrumental as Real Madrid won the UEFA Champions League four times in five seasons between 2014 to 2018.
Ronaldo revealed Marcelo is one of the greatest football stars he had shared the dressing room with and encouraged the defender to go for it all in this new adventure.
Real Madrid legend announces he Is leaving the club after 15 years
Earlier, Sports Brief reported Real Madrid legend Marcelo has announced he is leaving the club this summer after 15 years at the Santiago Bernabeu.
The Brazilian joined the Spanish giants back in 2007 and has enjoyed a trophy-laden career with Los Blancos during his spell with the club.
However, the seasoned footballer has confirmed he has played his last game for the club, with his Champions League final appearance was his last match in a Real Madrid kit.