Marcelo Vieira Biography

( 1988 - )
November 25, 2019
First published on:November 5, 2017
by Jack Ol

Facts of Marcelo Vieira

Date of Birth: 1988, May 12
Age: 32 years old
Birth Nation: Brazil
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Birth Name Marcelo Vieira da Silva Júnio
Birth Place Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Famous Name Marcelo Vieira
Father Marcelo Vieira da Silva
Mother Maria da Silva
Net Worth $16 million
Salary £150,000 (weekly)
Past Team Fluminense
Market Value £63 million
Position in Team Left back
Current team Real Madrid
Nationality Brazilian
Ethnicity Mixed
Currently Married Yes
Married to Clarisse Alves (m. 2008)
Children 2
is-played-fifa-word-cup-2018 Yes
Tatto(s) Yes
Squad No 12
Caps 58
World Cup Game Yes

Marcelo Vieira is a Brazilian footballer currently playing for the Spanish club, Real Madrid and also plays for the Brazil national football team as a left black. He played for the youth academy of Fluminense and started his professional career with Fluminense in 2005.

Marcelo is married to Clarice Alves since 2008 and the couple is the parents of two children. He is estimated to have a net worth of $16 million in 2019.

Marcelo Vieira Net Worth and Salary

As of 2019, Marcelo Vieira has an estimated net worth of over $16 million. In 2018, he signed a contract extension with Real Madrid that will earn him £150,000 ($196,770) as weekly wage and will receive around £7.8 million ($10.23 million) in a year.

Earlier, he used to earn $100,000 as a weekly wage from Real Madrid with $5.2 million as annual salary, according to the contract signed in 2016.

Year Salary
2014 £65,000
2015 £65,000
2016 £80,000
2017 £80,000
2018 £150,000
2019 £150,000  

His weekly wage during the 2014 season was reported to be £65,000. Marcelo received £2 million as a bonus after winning the Champions League.  

Marcelo also receives a reasonable sum of money from his product endorsements with Adidas and Fly Emirates. He reportedly pockets about $5 million yearly from the deal.

Apart, his current market value is reported $82.64 million. 

He has a black Audi car, worth $55,000. He receives £100,000 weekly wages from his current club and has a net worth of 16 million euros. Currently, Marcelo resides in Madrid. A Real Estate Property worth around $1.9 Million which he bought in 2016.


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With a tremendous net worth, Marcelo is living a lavish lifestyle. He often visits words expensive holiday destinations during his vacation together with his family and friends. 

Wife: Clarice Alves

Marcelo married girlfriend, Clarice Alves in 2008. She met Marcelo through her brother when they were 15.

Marcelo Vieira with his wife Clarice Alves and children
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Clarice is an actress by profession. She has also practiced and is experienced in Muay Thai.

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Feliz aniversário babis! @claricealves Você faz aniversário mas EU, LiLi e Enzo que ganhamos o presente ?? 3.0 de puro charme ???? Te amamos!!! ???????? #sexymom

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The couple has two sons named Enzo and Liam. Their first child Enzo was born in September 2009 while the second child, Liam was born in 2015.


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Since 2008, the couple is living a blissful life. The pair celebrated nine years of togetherness. To this date, there isn’t any news or rumors that might lead them to divorce. Clarice was also in Moscow during the FIFA World Cup 2018 to support her husband.

Early Life and Family

Marcelo was born as Marcelo Vieira da Silva Junior on May 12, 1988, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He was born to parents Marcelo Vieira da Silva and Maria da Silva Marcelo in a family with poor financial status and grew up along with his sibling, Julia Vieira.

Marcelo belongs to the white ethnicity and holds a Brazilian nationality.

At the age of nine, Marcelo started playing futsal. Marcelo Vieira began his football career with a Brazilian sports club, Fluminense F.C. as a junior for three years.

Later, Marcelo promoted as a senior in 2005. He won the Campeonato Carioca with his team in 2006. For the team, he gave 30 appearances and scored three goals. In the same year, he left the team.

Professional Career with Real Madrid Club

Marcelo joined Real Madrid in 2007, signing for $8 million. Then, on 7th January 2007, Marcelo debuted as a substitute against Deportive La Coruna

In 2010, Marcelo won millions of hearts by showing his attacking flair and defensive skills. To this date, Marcelo has played 11 seasons with the club, scoring 28 goals in 408 matches.

Marcelo signed a new contract with Real Madrid on July 10, 2015. Marcelo became a regular starter when the team was awarded the 2015-16 UEFA Champions League. Recently, in 2017, Vieria signed a new contract with Madrid until 2022 summer.

Marcelo along with his team won various titles such as La Liga, Copa del Rey, Supercopa, UEFA Champions League, UEFA Super Cup, FIFA World Cup. Some of his teammates in Real Madrid are Gareth Bale, Luka Modric, Raphael Varane etc.

International Career

In 2006, Marcelo made his international debut against Wales, scoring a goal. After then, Marcelo played the 2010 FIFA World Cup, 2012 Olympic team, 2013 Confederations Cup, 2014 World Cup and so on.

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Obrigado a todos pelas mensagens!!! Graças a DEUS nao foi nada grave!!! Em pouco tempo estarei de volta!!! Muito feliz com a vitória!!! #M12

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With his team, Vieira won the Olympic Silver medal in 2012, Olympic Bronze Medal in 2008 and FIFA Confederations Cup in 2013. From a promotional event at the Bernabeu Store, Marcelo was revealed as one of the Adidas' new icons for 2013.

His teammates in the Brazilian team are Neymar, Philippe Coutinho, etc.

In May 2018,  Marcelo was named in the final squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, in Russia. 

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