I’m living the dream – Marcelo

I’m living the dream – Marcelo


Real Madrid defender Marcelo has said he is delighted to extend his stay at the club because he is living his dream.

The 27-year-old signed a contract extension on Friday that will keep him at the Santiago Bernabeu until 2020. He was the second player in a week to sign a new deal at the 10-time Champions League winners following on from Daniel Carvajal.

Marcelo arrived in Spain in the middle of the 2006-07 season and has since gone on to establish himself as one of the key men in the team, making more than 320 appearance for Los Blancos.

Shortly after the contract extension was announced, Marcelo sat down with the club’s official website to talk about why his signed.

“I’m delighted because I’ve fulfilled one of my objectives, which was to stay with Real Madrid for as long as possible. I’m living the dream. People all over the world know how great this team is. Putting on this jersey is incredible,” he said.

And he added: “It’s a dream come true because in order to play for Real Madrid you have to reach a very high level. I fought very hard to join Real Madrid and achieve everything I’ve achieved. When you have to fight in order to get something that’s difficult to attain and you then manage to succeed, that’s especially satisfying.”

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