Robert Charleslegendary Real Madrid winger, analyzed on the program Onda Cero night radio stadium the Marcelo’s farewell of the merengue team with 34 years.
“It’s a bit of a strange day because of Marcelo’s farewell. I’ve practically seen him grow up and I feel sorry for him. I haven’t been there because it was his time. I always wish him the best,” Roberto Carlos acknowledged to Aitor Gmez.
Why wasn’t Roberto Carlos at Marcelo’s farewell from Real Madrid?
The 49-year-old former player tried to explain his absence from the farewell ceremony to Marcelo: “I knew that Marcelo was going to talk about me about other teammates. I hugged him when he arrived in Spain. Today was his moment, there were many emotions in that room and I thought it was his time but it’s been a strange day.”
Roberto Carlos was Marcelo’s godfather on his arrival in Madrid: “They wanted Marcelo to go on loan”
Roberto Carlos explained on ‘Onda Cero’ his role after Marcelo signed for Real Madrid in 2006: “When I started playing football at the age of 13 I had a good education that made my life easier. In football there is a lot of ego and above all with classmates. The first day Marcelo arrived in Spain I gave him my number because I knew he would need it, I was available to him 24 hours a day”.
The one from Gara (Sao Paulo) said that “they wanted Marcelo to go on loan, I asked the president of the time to leave him with us to learn more with us and look where the boy has come.”
Roberto Carlos on Marcelo’s 25 titles with Madrid: “It happened to me very easily”
Roberto Carlos surrendered to Marcelo’s incredible track record with Real Madrid: “Marcelo has a cheerful side that is incredible. After training he stayed with us to adapt, he wanted to learn and he had the dream of winning a title and in the end There have been 25. I thought that the maximum would match me, but it has happened to me very easily”.
“Marcelo will now realize everything he has done with this shirt,” he said.
Roberto Carlos vs Marcelo: Who is the best left back in the history of Real Madrid?
Roberto Carlos dared to ask who is the best of the two: “I was looking at many polls today, there is a lot of talk about numbers. I have not stopped to think. I never wanted to be better than another, but better than myself” .
“Brazilians should be proud that the left back of the best club in the world has been covered by Brazilians for 20 years. I don’t really like the debate. There is no such comparison between us,” he said.
“I think there is no dispute between Roberto Carlos and Marcelo. There is no rivalry, they are two similar stories and with the same dreams”, insisted the legendary Real Madrid winger.
Where will Marcelo play after leaving Real Madrid?
Roberto Carlos gave his opinion on Marcelo’s future after his departure from Real Madrid: “In Turkey I have heard something from Marcelo. He is still young, he is three or four years older. I don’t know if Turkey. Let him decide what is best for him. Marcelo for history deserves to play in a Champions League”.