Very upset by the departure of his friend Cristiano Ronaldo and strongly criticised by fans of Real for his plumpness, Marcelo was clearly on the way out. But after Zidane, his idol, came back to the club, it was a whole other story. Convinced by his mentor to stay at Real Madrid, it’s obvious Marcelo spent his summer working very hard to lose the extra weight.
As you can see in the video above, the left back from Brazil posted several photos this summer showing off his physique that looks a lot more impressive than at the end of last season. With more striking abs, Marcelo seems finally ready to begin his 14th season at Real and is looking forward to playing in the World Cup in 2022 with Brazil.
In total, Marcelo has lost more than 6 kilos which is good going and proves that his motivation is still intact. The arrival of Ferland Mendy and his love for Zinedine Zidane have clearly done him a world of good...
Check out the video above to see his transformation for yourself!