As the new recruit made his way into the pitch at Georgios Karaiskakis Stadium in the port of Piraeus, he was accompanied by his wife and two sons.
The 2021/22 Greek Super League champions – Olympiacos announced two days ago that they have signed a contract with the former Real Madrid star – Marcelo.
He received the same jersey number 12 he wore for the past 16 seasons at Real Madrid.
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The volume of support from spectators was almost insane when they saw the Brazilian and he felt welcomed to a new home. It can only be likened to how international stars are received at the Bernabeu.
After the formal aspect of the unveiling, the 34-year-old went back to the locker room to bid the Olympiacos fans good night. Both the player and the club’s supporters found it to be a night they will never forget.
“Thank you. I am very happy and satisfied. My family too. I hope to help the team with great devotion. Let’s go, Olympiakos.” – Marcelo told the fans.
The attacking defender was recruited on Saturday, though the contract terms were not made public, but according to Greek sports websites, he signed a one-year deal with an additional year as option
Olympiakos, currently the Greek Superleague champions for the third time in a row are aiming for a record-breaking 48th championship this season.
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