You’d be right to call him Marcelino, but his real names are Marcelo Leite Pereira. This FC Pune City regular player hailed from Brazil and was born June 22, 1987. He is 5 feet 11 inches in height. And obviously has a considerable bodyweight, although his body weight remains undisclosed. According to Horoscope professionals, Marcelino is said to be Gemini.
Marcelino is very skilled in playing on both wings when it comes to football, thanks to his acceleration and pace. In most clubs, he’s used as a winger.
It turns out that this professional footballer tries as much as he can to keep his relationship and family details on a low profile. But, on the face of it, he’s happily married with two kids.
He began the fatherhood journey on November 15, 2013, when his first child, Giovanna, was born. His second child Enrico was born December 6, 2017. Fun fact- Marcelino has a net worth of $39.58 million.
Marcelino has represented quite a several clubs both in his hometown and abroad. And, yes, he scored only a few goals in these clubs. He was there for a concise term for some clubs, and while for a few, he stayed a while.
Here’s a list of the total number of clubs the Brazilian football player represented:
- Getafe B
- Atletico Madrid B
- Skoda Xanthi FC
- Delhi Dynamos
- Avai and,
- FC Pune City
Marcelino’s football career started right in his home country, where he played for Flamengo from 2005- 2006. In 2006, he got a chance with Atletico Madrid B. And; there he scored two goals for the team and nothing more.
The footballer proceeded to join Getafe in 2007 and came up with zero goals after playing a total number of 8 games for the reverse side. It was a blessing in disguise for Marcelino when Tombense loaned him to Ipatinga. This was where he scored his first professional goal.
He was featured in 10 matches in Campeonato Mineiro Modulo 2 and achieved 2 goals. The year 2008 marked Marcelino entry into Greek football. He scored 6 goals in 14 games for his first signed Greek club Kalamata FC, who participated in the Gamma Ethniki league.
Skoda Xanthi FC, another Greek club, signed the Brazilian footballer up in 2008. For four years, Marcelino was with Skoda Xanthi FC, played 115 games, scored 17 goals, and offered 14 assists. Actually, this was Marcelino’s most extended stay in a club.
Marcelino also has a mark in the 2013- 2014 UAE season, where he played in 11 games for Baniyas and scored 3 goals. Also, he signed a contract with Catania, played 9 games, and scored 1 goal. This was the point where he had an upgraded switch and took his moves further.
But that was not all with the football player in the Greek club. He signed two more Greek clubs, including Atromitos FC, for whom he played 25 games and scored 4 goals.
He signed for Delhi Dynamos for ILS in 2016, scored 10 goals, and provided 5 assists. As if that was not enough, he was the winner of the season’s Golden Boot.
The skilled footballer did not leave out his country from his success ladder as he also signed for a Brazilian club named Avai in 2017. And then, he returned for the 2017/2018 ILS season. But, this time around he played for another club, the FC Pune City. And, to date, he’s playing for the FC Pune City as a number 10.