Marcelo fell again at Stade Raymond-Kopa. Last Sunday, the Brazilian defender was released in the 58th minute of play during the rout of Bordeaux (1-4) in Angers. Nine months earlier, his failed performance against the players of Gérald Baticle (0-3) had sounded the beginning of the end of his Lyon adventure. After the match, OL had justified their exclusion from the professional group because of a “inappropriate behavior in the locker room“.
This Tuesday, L’Equipe reveals that the 34-year-old Brazilian defender had flatulence in the locker room, which would have caused a laugh with some of his teammates. It was from that moment that Juninho, the former sports director of Olympique Lyonnais, would have decided to dismiss him. In January, the current eighth in Ligue 1 announced the termination of the Brazilian’s contract, who had nevertheless re-enlisted during last season until 2023.
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At the time, RMC announced that Marcelo had “smiled” during captain Léo Dubois’ post-match speech. The former Besiktas Istanbul player also spoke about the case in a message posted on his Instagram account. “I started my fifth season in Lyon. Unfortunately, I read on the internet that the club told the whole world that I was leaving for another reasonhe explained. It’s not true. Soon I’ll tell what happened.”
After his departure from OL, Marcelo is about to experience a second disappointment this season with the probable relegation of the Girondins de Bordeaux.
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