Marcelo Vieira Height Weight Body Statistics

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Born Name

Marcelo Vieira da SIlva Júnior

Nick Name

Marcelo

Marcelo Vieira on a car handover of Audi on December 1, 2014 in Madrid, Spain
Marcelo Vieira on a car handover of Audi on December 1, 2014 in Madrid, Spain

Sun Sign

Taurus

Born Place

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Nationality

Brazilian

Education

Marcelo’s educational background is not known.

Occupation

Professional Footballer

Family

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Julia Vieira (Sister)
  • Others – San Pedro (Grandfather) (Died in July 2014 during the 2014 World Cup)

Manager

Marcelo is signed with Toreta d.o.o.

Position

Left-Back

Shirt Number

12

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 8½ in or 174 cm

Weight

78 kg or 172 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Marcelo is married to the Brazilian actress Clarisse Alves whom he started dating with back in 2003. Together the couple has one child, son Enzo Gattuso Alves Vieira (b. September 24, 2009).

Marcelo Vieira, his wife and son at the FIFA Ballon d’Or Gala 2015 on January 11, 2016 in Zurich, Switzerland
Marcelo Vieira, his wife and son at the FIFA Ballon d’Or Gala 2015 on January 11, 2016 in Zurich, Switzerland

Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Tattoos
  • Afro hairstyle

Measurements

Marcelo’s body specifications may be –

  • Chest – 39.5 in or 100 cm
  • Arms / Biceps – 15 in or 38 cm
  • Waist – 33 in or 84 cm
Marcelo Vieira shirtless body
Marcelo Vieira shirtless body

Shoe Size

Unknown

Brand Endorsements

In April 2013, Marcelo signed an endorsement contract with the popular sportswear brand Adidas.

Vieira has appeared in a TV commercial for Nivea MenPepsi, and Microsoft.

Religion

Roman Catholicism

Best Known For

Being one of the best left backs in the world and also for his shooting and technical ability often being matched with the former Brazilian superstar Roberto Carlos.

First Football Match

On January 7, 2007, he debuted for Real Madrid in a 2-0 victory against Deportivo La Coruna.

Marcelo had his national team debut on September 5, 2006 in a friendly match win against Wales.

Strengths

  • Versatility
  • Defense
  • Passing
  • Long and short shots
  • Ball Handling
  • Speed, quickness, agility

Weaknesses

  • Head plays

First Film

Marcelo has not acted in a film yet.

First TV Show

Other than football matches itself, he has not been seen in any other TV show.

Personal Trainer

Marcelo’s training program and diet are not known.

Marcelo Vieira Favorite Things

Unknown

Marcelo Vieira in action during a Copa Del Rey match on October 29, 2014 in Barcelona, Spain
Marcelo Vieira in action during a Copa Del Rey match on October 29, 2014 in Barcelona, Spain

Marcelo Vieira Facts

  1. At the age of 9, Marcelo began playing futsal (indoor football).
  2. When he was 13, he was already a part of one of the most popular Brazilian teams Fluminense.
  3. Marcelo had a rough childhood and because of being very poor, he thought about quitting football. However, his club at the time Fluminense had already seen huge potential in Marcelo and guaranteed him a continuation of his development as a footballer.
  4. Marcelo’s grandfather paid money so he could play football.
  5. He devotes every goal to his wife and his grandfather.
  6. He signed with Real Madrid in January 2007.
  7. On April 14, 2007, he had his first start for Real Madrid in a match against Racing de Santander.
  8. The former Italian football star Paolo Maldini acclaimed Marcelo as a left back who is a great attacker and a defender at the same time.
  9. He gained Spanish citizenship on July 26, 2011.
  10. Marcelo was part of the Brazilian national team at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, England.
  11. On July 10, 2015, Marcelo extended his contract with Real Madrid for 5 more years.
  12. Vieira is great friends with Cristiano Ronaldo and Pepe.
  13. Marcelo has a lot of tattoos on his body including his day of birth (12) on his left arm, his grandfather’s name “Pedro” and his shirt number.
  14. Follow Marcelo on his Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

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