Marcelo, born in 1989, in São Paulo, Brazil, trained at Vasco da Gama. The Brazilian center quickly moved to Portugal, where he played for GD Ribeirão. After his first season in Portugal, Marcelo was signed in 2011 by Rio Ave, a club he represented until 2018.
The experienced Brazilian defender was hired by Sporting CP. Marcelo guarantees that he will fight for the Portuguese League title.