Real Madrid finished their home fixtures for the 2017-2018 season with an emphatic 6-0 win against Celta Vigo. Bale scored two goals for the home side and Isco, Kroos and Achraf scored one. The visitors also scored an Own Goal for Real Madrid. Marcelo who Captained the side on his birthday was greeted with Happy Birthday chants from the Bernabeu towards the end of the game.
It was a special occasion for Marcelo as he completed 450 games with Real Madrid and the left back expressed his happiness. As reported by Spanish website MARCA, Marcelo talked to the reporters at the end of the game and said:
“I’m very happy. The coaching staff and my teammates have a lot of confidence in me.”
“I am honored to be playing for the best club in the World and the most important thing is I want to give everything for this white shirt.”
“We have not managed to win La Liga but we have worked hard and given our best for everything.”
On being asked about the UCL Final, Marcelo said they still have a game to play before they start preparing for the Final in Kiev.
“We will think about the Final later but first we have to think about our game against Villarreal. We want to put up a good show to have a good feeling for the Final.”
Later reporter asked Marcelo what he thinks about the possibility of Griezmann joining Barcelona and the Brazilian had an epic response.
“Ahhh I’m scared. Why would I be scared? (Laughs)”
“Its just a thing in the news. I don’t know why you are asking me.”
Here’s the video of Marcelo’s response to the reporter (Video courtesy of Spanish website AS):