Marcelo: “I’ve done everything I set out to and leave here feeling happy, I leave a legacy for the youngsters”

“This season I felt a huge weight and responsibility. At times I got really angry with Ancelotti and argued with him, but the next day we hugged. This season I realized that you don’t need to play to be important, you need to be part of a team and understand the coach. I’ve learned a … Read more

Karim Benzema-led Real Madrid win Liga title with ease

Real Madrid made it look easy this time. With a title-winning campaign few could contest, Madrid clinched its record-extending 35th Spanish league title on Saturday, lifting the trophy with four rounds left after routing Espanyol 4-0 with its backup players. Led by a red-hot Karim Benzema, Madrid was in control from the start, successfully fending … Read more

Marcelo insists his Real Madrid career isn’t over, but if it is, he will go down as one of their greats

8:30 AM BST Sid LoweSpanish writer On Marcelo’s left thigh, just above the knee and hidden until he hitches up his shorts, there is a tattoo. A picture of the European Cup is inked into his skin. Below it are four numbers, four years, four moments when history was made: 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018. There … Read more