Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on May 12, 1988. Brazilian professional soccer player, Marcelo Vieira da Silva Júnior, better known as Marcelo has an estimated net worth of $10 million. He currently playing as a right-back for La Liga club Real Madrid and the Brazil national team. His career began in 2002 when he joined Fluminense’s youth academy before going on to make a breakthrough into the club’s senior team in 2005. After making 30 appearances and scoring 6 goals for Fluminense, he moved to Spanish club Real Madrid in 2007. Since then, he has established himself as one of the best defenders in the world, helping the team to win many titles including Supercopa de Espana in 2008 and 2012, Copa del Re in 2010-11 and 2013-14, La Liga in 2006-07, 2007-08 and 2011-12, FIFA Club World Cup in 2014, UEFA Super Cup in 2014, and UEFA Champions League in 2014. Internationally, Marcelo represented Brazil’s under-17, under-20, and under-23 team before being called up to join the senior team in 2006. He has to date had 39 international caps and 4 goals to his name and has won Olympic Bronze Medal, Olympic Silver Medal, FIFA Confederations Cup and FIFA U-17 World Cup Runner-up. Marcelo’s other achievements including 2006 Campeonato Brasileiro Serie A Team of the Year, UEFA Team of the Year and FIFA/FIFPro World XI.