Marcelo Vieira da Silva Júnior (born 12 May 1988), known as Marcelo, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Real Madrid. Mainly a left back, he can also operate as a left winger too. After his breakthrough season, Marcelo was praised by football legend Diego Maradona, and compared to Roberto Carlos, the world's best left back. Carlos in turn said that "Marcelo possesses a better technical ability than me" and promptly named his heir. In April 2013, Marcelo was unveiled as one of Adidas' new icons for the German brand. the young defender is a talented player and someone who could be a future star for the club, but can be a the star of your collection now. Get the SoccerStarz Real Madrid F.C. Marcelo Vieira action figure immediately.