SPORTS: Marcelo agrees new five-year Real Madrid contract
Just hours after a two-match LaLiga ban was announced, Real Madrid have confirmed a new five-year contract for Marcelo.
Real Madrid full-back back Marcelo has agreed a new 5-yr contract, the club have announced.
The Brazil international has committed to a new deal that will expire on June 30, 2022.
Marcelo, 29, has gained 17 main trophies given that joining Madrid from Fluminense in 2007, including 4 LaLiga titles and 3 Champions Leagues.
Earlier on Wednesday, the Royal Spanish football Federation confirmed that Marcelo will serve a -suit ban in Spain’s top flight following his red card against Levante last Saturday.
The full-back, who was sent off for kicking out at Jefferson Lerma after capturing narrowly wide in the 89th minute of the 1-1 draw, will miss the meetings with real Sociedad and real Betis.
Madrid have endured a frustrating start to their league title defence, drawing with Levante and Valencia on the Santiago Bernabeu after beating Deportivo los angeles Coruna on the opening day.
They start their attempt to win a third Champions League in a row on Wednesday against APOEL in group H.