Marcelo’s best Real Madrid teammate is Ronaldo

Ronaldo celebrates with Marcelo
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Marcelo and Cristiano Ronaldo have played together at the Madrid based side for nine years.

Friends on and off the pitch, unique goal celebrations and their funny moments define their extreme companionship at Real Madrid. In spite of their lovely relationship, the duo stay professional on footballing grounds and that’s what the Selecao player exhibited on Thursday.

Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates  goal with Marcelo
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The skillful left back spoke to reporters on who his best teammate is after penning down a new contract that ties him with the Spanish champions till 2022.

“I have played with a lot of greats like Ronaldo, Ronaldinho and Ruud van Nistelrooy among others. But because I have been playing more with him for a long time, giving him passes and celebrating goals, I will say it’s Cristiano,” the 29-year-old said.


*Copa Del Rey – 2010/11, 2013/14

*La Liga – 2011/12, 2016/17

*Supercopa de Espana – 2012, 2017

*UEFA Champions League – 2013/14, 2015/16, 2016/17

*UEFA Super Cup – 2014, 2016, 2017

*FIFA Club World Cup – 2014, 2016

With the 2017/18 season now taking its shape, the pair will be gunning for further gongs. That begins in December as Los Blancos travel to the United Arab Emirates for the FIFA Club World Cup. The European champions will be poised in scooping their third FIFA CWC trophy in four years.

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Ivan is a young Ghanaian football journalist. He is a staunch fan of Real Madrid C.F. and sports in general. He discovered his unique admiration of Cristiano Ronaldo during the player's early days at Manchester United. Ivan was captured by the skill and personality of the then young Portuguese lad who showed so much confidence at such a big club. He is also a big fan of Cristiano's antics both on and off the pitch as controversies make this player what he truly is. Ivan usually spends his leisure time reading, watching sports documentaries and ancient story movies. He describes himself as a person who is always ready to learn at any opportunity and likes to have fun as well.


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